Lamar Advertising ENTRY LEVEL BILLBOARD INSTALLER in SHREVEPORT, Louisiana

ENTRY LEVEL BILLBOARD INSTALLER Posted 3/22/2018

FULL-TIME POSITION

DESCRIPTION

The purpose of this entry level, full time position is to install and maintain billboards, including installation of advertisements, maintenance of structures, and the construction upkeep of billboard cosmetics. This entry level, full time position most often works as part of an installation crew.

Essential Functions:

  • Installing and maintaining all Billboards

  • Remove and hang flexes from billboards, remove and hang vinyl’s, cut and prepare flexes and vinyl’s for installation, cut, prepare and install copy on Tri-Visions

  • Maintain construction structures-repairs including but not limited to: tightening bolts, painting steel structures, repairing trim and various parts of the billboard sign face and structure, change light bulbs as needed, paint structures, assemble structures and faces when required.

  • Building and installing extensions on billboards, cutting brush/weeds, conduct storm damage repairs, minor electrical repairs, and sweeping/cleaning workshop area.

  • Use power/manual tools, must adhere to all safety regulations.

  • Attend installer and construction safety meetings as required.

  • Maintain operation vehicles; maintain construction tools, equipment and machinery.

  • Responsible for taking completion photos for proof of performance of installation.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Good communication skills. Ability to speak and read English fluently.

  • Must be willing to work and get along well with others

  • Basic computer skills including Internet navigation and Microsoft Word & Excel.

  • Ability to comply with Lamar safety standards while performing work.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Ability to safely use construction equipment, in regards to the construction and maintenance of outdoor structures.

  • Ability to climb heights and work at heights above ground safely.

  • Ability to document installations, through photographs and written logs

  • Skill in the practical applications of mathematics, in relation to construction and operations tasks.

  • Skill in setting priorities which accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required.

  • A valid driver’s license is required.

  • Ability to complete OSHA 10-hour Construction course required

  • Preferred certifications, depending on location need: CDL/Non-CDL, Crane, Signal, Rigging, or LDD

  • Previous experience working at heights up to 200 ft. above ground preferred

  • Construction and/or billboard installation experience a plus, but not required

  • Or some equivalent combination of education and experience

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 200 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.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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CONTACT

SHERRY KING

sking@lamar.com

3182216118 Fax

3182216115 x104 Phone

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