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General Labor - Billboard Installation Technician

Company: Lamar Advertising Company
Location: Bryan
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Would you like to see a different part of your city every day from a bird's eye view? -Our Lamar office in Bryan, TX is now hiring a new Operations crew member to help us bring outdoor advertising campaigns to life. -This job is action-packed, and we provide all the training and equipment to start your full-time career. Our Installers in Bryan, Texas complete anywhere from 20 to 50 billboard advertising installations per week. -
The purpose of this position is to install and maintain billboards, including the installation of advertisements, maintenance of structures, and the construction upkeep of billboard cosmetics. This position most often works alone and must be able to manage work schedules effectively.
Have you ever wondered how billboards are installed? !
What you can expect from us:

  • A comprehensive 6-week training/safety program -
  • A Monday - Thursday, 7 AM - 5 PM work schedule
  • An hourly rate of $15 - $17 / hour -dependent on relevant experience and qualifications
  • Performance and certification-based pay increases
  • Career advancement, license attainment, and certification opportunities -
  • Multiple medical plan options
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • 120 hours of paid time off (PTO) that increases with tenure
  • 401K plan with company contributions for participation -
  • Incentivized wellness program

    Want to know more about working for Lamar? . (will be link to glassdoor)
    What we're looking for in YOU: -

    • Willingness to work and climb at heights up to 100 feet above the ground safely
    • Ability to safely use construction equipment
    • Ability to work from ladders and to carry a ladder and/or other tools to the worksite from vehicle.
    • Working knowledge of electrical skills and techniques.
    • Working knowledge of fabrication skills and techniques.
    • Strong communication skills with the ability to speak and read English fluently.
    • Willingness to work and get along well with others
    • Skill in priority-setting
    • Skill in the practical applications of mathematics, in relation to construction and operations tasks
    • Basic computer skills including Internet navigation and Microsoft Word & Excel.
    • Ability to document installations, through photographs and written logs
    • Skill in reading technical documents, such as blueprints and diagrams.
    • General knowledge of Lamar, Department of Transportation (DOT), and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety regulations

      Education & experience:

      • A high school diploma or equivalent is required
      • A valid driver's license is required.
      • Ability to complete OSHA 10-hour Construction course required
      • CDL and Non-CDL licenses are a plus, but not required!
      • Previous experience working at heights up to 100 ft. above ground preferred
      • Construction and/or billboard installation experience is a plus, but not required

        A day in the life: -
        As an Installer, you can expect to work alongside the Operations team to install and maintain billboards while prioritizing the safety of yourself and others. Installation most often includes handling a large advertisement printed on vinyl and ensuring it is correctly assembled to the billboard structure. The tallest billboard structure in the company is around 200 feet, so comfort with heights is a must. You will:

        • Remove and hang flexes from billboards, remove and hang vinyls, cut and prepare flexes and vinyls for installation, cut, prepare and install copies on Tri-Visions
        • Build and install extensions on billboards, cut brush/weeds, conduct storm damage repairs and minor electrical repairs, and maintain a clean workshop area
        • Perform maintenance of our billboards including construction work such as tightening bolts, painting steel structures, repairing trim and various parts of a billboard sign face and structure, changing light bulbs, and more.
        • Use power/manual tools while adhering to safety regulations
        • Attend installer and construction safety meetings as required
        • Maintain operation vehicles; maintain construction tools, equipment, and machinery
        • Take completion photos for proof of performance of installations

          Physical demands and work environment:

          • The primary work environment for this position is outdoors, requiring the ability to work in adverse weather conditions and climb to heights up to 100 ft.
          • The physical demands for this position include heavy lifting (up to 100 pounds), extensive bending, pushing, reaching, seeing (with a focus on reading, color distinction, acuity, depth perception, and peripheral vision), sitting less than 50% of the time, standing, stooping, talking, turning, walking, driving, and climbing.
          • Nights spent away from home traveling are less than 10%.
          • On-call shifts may be required.

            Lamar is an EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans or any other State or Federally protected characteristic
            Disability Self-Identification: -When applying for a job with Lamar, you will be asked to voluntarily self-identify whether you have a disability. Please take a moment to watch for clarification on why we're asking for this information!
            California Residents - Lamar collects personal information in the ordinary course of considering job applicants. This information may include, for example, name, address, phone number and other contact information, employment history and reference contact information, and any other information provided by an applicant to Lamar. - By submitting an application, you consent to the use or sharing of this personal information solely for the purpose of consideration for employment by Lamar. - Lamar will not sell this information.
            #Reg57IDEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Lamar Advertising Company, Bryan , General Labor - Billboard Installation Technician, Engineering , Bryan, Texas

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