Installation Crew Member I - Military veterans preferred

2022-09-21
Lamar Advertising (https://www.lamar.com/about/WorkForUs)
Construction

16 /yr

  full-time   employee


Bluefield
West Virginia
24739
United States

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

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.

What you can expect from us:

A comprehensive training/safety program 
An hourly range of $16 - $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 

Position Purpose:

The purpose of the Installation Crew Member 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.

A Day in the Life: 

As an Installation Crew Member, 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 properly assembled to the billboard structure. The tallest billboard structure in the country is around 200 feet, so comfort with heights is a must. 

Maintenance of our billboards includes 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. As for power/manual tools: you bring the experience, we bring the equipment! 

In this role, you will be expected to:

Installing and maintaining all Billboards
Remove and hang flexes from billboards, remove and hang vinyls, cut and prepare flexes and vinyls 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.

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 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
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.

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