Lamar Advertising FIELD OPERATIONS TECHNICIAN in JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri
FIELD OPERATIONS TECHNICIAN Posted 12/4/2018
Do you like planning construction projects and seeing them through? If so, we have a good opportunity for you! We provide on the job training. We’re looking for a full time Field Technician to plan, install, and maintain our interstate logos signs - the ones that tell you when to get off for food, gas, etc. Our Missouri Interstate Logos office in Jefferson City is now hiring a new Field Technician to help us enhance the Interstate Logo Program in the state of Missouri.
The Interstate Logos division of Lamar Advertising is the largest provider of contract logo signing and tourist-oriented directional signing (TODS) programs, partnering with State Transportation Agencies since 1988. Interstate Logos is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lamar Media Corp., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lamar Advertising, one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the world. 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.
We offer a competitive and comprehensive compensation & benefits package for all full-time employees. Some of our benefit offerings include, but are not limited to, multiple medical plan options, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation/sick time, 401K plan, and incentivized wellness programs.
The purpose of the Field Technician position is to complete the necessary field operations tasks, such as installing and removing interstate logo signs, TODS (Tourist-oriented directional signing), and/or SGS (Supplemental Guide Sign), and taking measurements and drawing site plans for interstate sign placement related to the Interstate Logo signingm TODS (Tourist-Oriented directional signing), and SGS (Supplemental Guide Sign) programs.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Installation and removal of interstate logo signs via bucket truck.
Drawing as built plans (plans to ensure correct location and specifications of logo sign structures).
Update and complete all sign inspections annually.
Development of new site plans and drawing of site plans.
Minor sign repair and sign maintenance.
Occasional installation and removal of signs.
Vegetation control (site clearing) related to the ground mounted signs including removal of trees, brush, weeds, etc.
Attend safety meetings monthly.
Organization and cleaning of warehouse space and supply yard area.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS
Ability to work independently along side of highway.
Must be detailed oriented and flexible.
Good verbal and written skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Familiar with the use and maintenance of power/manual tools, basic construction equipment and machinery.
Must be able to lift a minimum of 100 lbs.
Knowledge of vehicle distance measuring instruments.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
High School Diploma or Equivalent.
Must possess current and valid driver’s license.
Drafting experience and knowledge of Distance Measuring Instrument is a plus.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The primary work environment is outdoors.
The specific physical demands/requirements of the job include: lifting greater than 50% of the time, pushing, reaching, seeing (reading, color distinction, acuity, depth perception, peripheral vision), sitting less than 50% of the time, standing, stooping, talking, turning, walking, and climbing up to 30 feet high.
The typical percentage of time spent traveling and spending nights away from home is greater than 50% including multiple overnights per week.
The hourly range for this position is $17 - $18 / hour with occasional overtime opportunities.
Lamar is an EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans or any other State or Federally protected characteristic