Construction - Billboard Installer - Military veterans preferred

2024-07-08
Lamar Advertising Company (lamar.com)
Maintenance/Installation/Repair

$18-20 /hr

  full-time   employee


Evansville
Indiana
47715
United States

Would you like to see a different part of your city every day from a bird's eye view? Our Lamar office in Evansville, Indiana is now hiring a new Operations crew member to help us bring outdoor advertising campaigns to life for brands in Evansville, IN, and surrounding areas. This job is action-packed, and we provide all the training and equipment to start your career in the outdoor advertising industry. Our Billboard Installers safely and efficiently complete from 20 to 50 billboard installations per week.

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

We value work-life balance and support employees' time off by providing backup for sales staff and additional time off for great achievements. We also offer half-day Fridays for successful teamwork. Be where your feet are planted!

What you can expect from us:

A Monday-Friday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm work schedule 
An hourly range of $18 - $20/ hour dependent on relevant experience and qualifications
120 hours of paid time off (PTO) that increases with tenure
12 paid company holidays including Presidents Day and Juneteenth
A comprehensive 6-week training program 
Career advancement opportunities 
Ongoing professional development and internal leadership programs to maximize your career potential
Multiple medical plan options
Dental and vision insurance
401K plan with company contributions for participation 
Paid parental leave
Wellness program incentives such as medical plan premium holidays and HSA contributions

What we are looking for in YOU:

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:

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
Or some equivalent combination of education and experience

Please note: Upon submitting your application, you will be asked to complete an 8-15 minute personality assessment. This assessment compares your professional soft skills to the skills required for success in this role. Please answer honestly; this is not a test! Not completing this assessment could result in disqualification from consideration for this position. 

Candidates with a disability in need of an accommodation to fulfill our application requirements should email applicantassistance@lamar.com.

A day in the life:

Installing and maintaining all Billboards

Installing and maintaining all Billboards
Remove and hang flexes, remove and hang vinyl's, cut and prepare flexes and vinyl's for installation, cut, prepare and install copy on Tri-Visions
Maintain structures-repairs include but not limited to: tightening bolts, painting steel structures, repairing trim and various parts of the sign face and structure, change light bulbs as needed, paint structures, assemble structures and faces when required.
Building and installing extensions, 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 safety meetings as required.
Maintain operation vehicles; maintain tools, equipment and machinery.
Responsible for taking completion photos for proof of performance.

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

Who we are:

Founded in 1902, Lamar Advertising Company is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the world. With over 351,000 displays across the United States and Canada, Lamar is dedicated to helping both local businesses and national brands reach broad audiences every day.

We provide ad space through:

Billboards
Interstate logos
Handpainted murals
Transportation and airports
The largest network of digital billboards in the United States

We live by the Golden Rule, and we operate with honesty and integrity in every aspect of our business. We are open with our employees, transparent with our customers, and loyal to the communities in which we serve. While Lamar is a large company, each office has its own culture and family atmosphere, making employees feel connected both locally and nationally.

We are committed to sustainable and environmentally friendly business practices and use a number of innovative strategies to reduce our environmental impact. We are actively working to reduce our annual greenhouse gas emissions and are projecting a 70% decrease by 2026 as a result of our efforts.

Lamar is an EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans or any other State or Federally protected characteristic

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