Family Life Ministries has an opening for a full-time staff Broadcast Engineer. This is an opportunity to work with a trusted Christian ministry where Jesus is at the heart of everything we do. Family Life, in its 66th year of ministry, includes full-time departments in Performing Arts, Biblical Counseling, and Events, as well as our regional Radio Ministry. Family Life considers its radio outreach to be a sacred trust to communicate the gospel of Christ through a blended approach of contemporary Christian music, strategically placed Bible teaching programs, and family-oriented, inspiring drama. Currently the Network has nearly 70 radio outlets of FM stations and translators.


  • Routine transmitter site maintenance
  • Check transmitter output and reflected power
  • Clean transmitter building
  • Change air filters
  • Tune tube transmitters
  • Perform generator test and maintenance
  • Adjust processors when necessary
  • Other responsibilities
  • Listen to stations/transmitters while traveling to determine quality of sound
  • Respond to outages at transmitter sites
  • Troubleshoot problems to module or component level
  • Visually check tower lights
  • Verify operation of satellite downlink audio system
  • Be involved in tower construction sites
  • Install antenna, feedline, etc. on broadcast towers


  • Have a minimum 2-year degree in electronics technology or equivalent
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • Have or agree to obtain within one-year FCC GROL or SBE certification
  • Have or agree to obtain within one-year Comtrain or equivalent tower climbing certification and be able to perform tower work to 300’
  • Be able to lift at least 50 pounds from the floor to waist high
  • Have a basic understanding of IP networking topology


  • Travel throughout New York and Pennsylvania with approximately 15% overnight travel
  • A self-starter with a strong desire to learn and work with a minimum or no supervision
  • Able to adjust to a very changeable workload
  • Able to perform electrical wiring to NEC standard
  • An aptitude in building and tower construction
  • Previous experience in FM broadcast engineering