The purpose of the Field Technician position is to complete the necessary field operations tasks, such as installing and removing interstate logo signs and/or TODS (Tourist-oriented directional signing), and taking measurements and drawing site plans for interstate sign placement related to the Interstate Logo signing and TODS (Tourist-Oriented directional signing) programs.
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.
Travel 90% by vehicle. Overnight travel required.
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.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The starting rate for this position is $18.27 / hour.
Lamar Advertising Company