Field Operations Technician

Lamar Advertising Company Mcfarland , WI 53558

Posted 2 months ago

Position Purpose:

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.

Essential Functions and

  • 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.

  • Drafting skills.

  • Knowledge of vehicle distance measuring instruments.


  • 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.


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Field Operations Technician

Lamar Advertising Company