Rick Grzebik
248.417.4795 | www.RipTheKnobOff.com | Rick@RipTheKnobOff.com

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4/2005 - 10/2006  Engineer WJR / WDVD / WDRQ / WFDF
6/2003 - 4/2005  Assistant Chief Engineer WDVD / WDRQ
9/1996 - 6/2003  Assistant Engineer WDVD / WDRQ
ABC, Inc. | Detroit, MI

Responsible for maintenance and operation of studios and transmitter facilities
Emergency on call repair and support
Assisted with build out of AM 910, WFDFs transmitter site with eight tower array
Assisted with design and build out of new Fisher Building studio facilities
Technical coordination of remote broadcast activities
Engineer and record live in-studio artists

10/1988 - Present  Owner / Operator
G & C Sound | Westland, MI

Owner of sound reinforcement service
Provide complete audio setup and staffing for live events

12/1997 - 12/1999  Engineering Assistant WOMC
Infinity, Inc. | Ferndale, MI

Responsible for maintenance and operation of studio and transmitter facilities
Setup and operation of remote broadcast sites using ISDN and Telco

1/1994 - 12/1997  Technical Operations & Transmitter Operator WWJ / WKRK
CBS, Inc. | Southfield, MI

Responsible for editing and recording network and local feeds
Ensure proper operation and logging of AM/FM transmitters
Coordinate setup & operation of remotes using two-way, RPU, Switched 56 & ISDN

9/1989 - 1/1994  Equipment Sales & Technician
12/1986 - 9/1987  Hy James, Inc. | Farmington Hills, MI

Responsible for all purchasing, invoicing, stock entry, shipping and receiving.
Demonstration and in-house use for hire of the Korg Soundlink System
Representation and sales of studio equipment, tape and accessories.
Fabrication of custom cable assemblies, minor equipment repair and maintenance

12/1987 - 3/1988  Special Project Technician
Electromedia Services | Farmington Hills, MI

Mass replacement of defective switches in Neotek audio consoles.


Schoolcraft College | Livonia, MI

5/1992 | Associates Degree in Applied Science CAD / Mechanical Design
7/1994 | Associates Degree in Applied Science - General Business
8/1999 | Associates Degree in Applied Science - Electronic Technologies

Franklin High School | Livonia, MI
6/1989 | Earned High School Diploma


FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit