TWR (Trans World Radio)
Location: Swaziland
Finance: Personal Support
Duration: Open‑ended / Permanent
Activity: Media & Communications, Practical & Technical, Other
Posted: 8 Jul 2019
Closes: Open-ended

Transmitter Engineer Swaziland/Eswatini

TWR (Trans World Radio)

To provide engineering services for the operation, maintenance, and modification, of broadcast equipment so that encouraging and biblical messages can go out clearly and in a timely fashion to listeners in various parts of Africa especially those with limited access to the gospel.

Essential Duties, Responsibilities, and Functions

  • Work to ensure proper operation and repair of transmitters, antennas and associated equipment.
  • Track and analyze technical problems that result in a loss of air time and seek solutions to reduce or eliminate them.
  • Design and implement changes to transmitters and associated equipment with the concurrence of the Chief Engineer.
  • Investigate, and solve repetitive equipment failures.
  • Modify, redesign, or find equivalent replacement of obsolete failed circuit components where possible.
  • Participate in the development of long-range planning of major facility modifications as needed.
  • Ensure familiarization with the broadcast equipment, documentation and procedures.
  • Provide engineering design and development plans for special projects as needed.
  • Document new procedures and/or modifications to existing procedures.
  • Provide support in various areas relating to the on-air operations, including programming, administrative and general maintenance functions.
  • Assist in making cost predictions for the annual budget as needed.
  • Ensure all work and testing is done with safety as a top priority.

Experience and/or Educational Requirements (college degree, number of years, etc.):

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, or equivalent with an emphasis in radio communications or power electronics with at least one year of engineering experience preferred.

https://www.twr.org/serve/opportunities/transmitter-engineer-eswatini

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TWR (Trans World Radio)

TWR (Trans World Radio) is the most far-reaching Christian radio network in the world, broadcasting the gospel in more than 230 languages and dialects. TWR's vision is to reach the world for Christ by mass media so that lasting fruit is produced.
Address:
c/o ERF Medien Switzerland
Witzbergstrasse 23
Pfaeffikon
8330
SWITZERLAND
Tel: +41 44 953 35 80