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Engineer in Charge Transmitter Salary
in Alabama, United States

$89,139 (USD)

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Last updated: March 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engineer in Charge Transmitter is $89,139 a year and $43 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for an Engineer in Charge Transmitter is between $62,753 and $110,543. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Directs and coordinates operation and maintenance activities of radio, television broadcasting, or satellite uplink transmitter station in accordance with rules and regulations of federal communications commission: establishes procedures and standards for operation and maintenance of transmitter equipment.
  • Trains workers to interpret readings and indicator lights on control console and picture on video monitor, and to determine operating adjustments required to obtain uniform audio sound level and video picture of specified clarity and color.
  • Tunes or directs worker to tune transmitter to ensure signal emissions and radiation do not infringe on frequencies or broadcast area of other stations, and to obtain optimum operational performance of transmitting equipment.
  • Trains workers in diagnosing causes of transmitter malfunctions, using test equipment, and in repairing or jury-rigging equipment (making temporary hookup) to return transmitter to operational status.
  • Establishes procedures for testing of transmitter equipment, performance of preventative maintenance activities, and operation of equipment during test of emergency broadcast system.
  • Develops, plans, and prepares schematic drawings designed to modify and improve existing transmitter equipment, and directs and coordinates equipment modification activities to prevent interruptions in transmitting operations.
  • Prepares work schedules for transmitter operators.
  • May remove and repair, or assist workers to remove and repair equipment, using handtools, such as screwdrivers, wrenches, and pliers.
Engineer in Charge Transmitter Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Architectural and Engineering Managers

Job family population: 179,990

Estimated population of Engineer in Charge Transmitter jobs: 5,968

Rate of error: 1.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Engineer in Charge Transmitter Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Flight Test Engineer - Hypersonic Programs
Feb 25
Huntsville, AL, USA
Modern Technology Solutions, Inc.
* Flight Test Engineer - Hypersonic Programs Job LocationsUS-AL-Huntsville ID2019-3388# of ... transmitters in various bands * Assist in coordinating and analyzing issues related to both the ...
Electrical Engineer RF
Jan 26
Huntsville, United States
: Raytheon Missile Systems is seeking an engineering professional to work with a variety of programs ... in at least one of the following areas: Design and development of transmitters, receivers or ...
Industrial Technician
Mar 5
Mobile, AL, USA
Long's Human Resource Services
In charge of "nesting" of the parts Create Work instructions Participate in Lean Projects and ... Must be able to convert engineering data and specifications into shop floor instruction sheets
Senior Superintendent
Mar 7
Birmingham, AL, USA
... charge to the top that has built not only a solid reputation in a crowded industry but also a ... and engineering functions as required. Assist project management in developing and implementing ...
Subcontract Administrator
Jan 31
Huntsville, AL, USA
Tec-Masters, Inc.
... in Deltek to ensure employees charge time properly and reconcile logged time with work-plans. · ... ring, logistics support, multimedia, and management services to our client base. TMI is ...
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