Do you like working
independently outdoors? If so, we have a good
opportunity for you! 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 exit for food, gas, etc. Our Interstate
Logos office in Madison, MS is now hiring a new Field Operations
Technician to help us enhance the Interstate Logo Program in the
state of Mississippi..
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.
Lamar Advertising is one of the largest outdoor advertising
companies in the world. Lamar offers advertisers a variety of
advertising formats, helping both local businesses and national
brands stand out from the competition. 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 have
been in business for over 100 years, and we have stayed true to our
mission and values. While Lamar is a large company, each office has
its own culture and family atmosphere, making employees feel
connected both locally and nationally.
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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 hourly range for this position is $17 - $19 /
hour with occasional overtime opportunities, dependent on
relevant experience and skills. We provided performance-based wage
The purpose of the Interstate Logo Sign Installer (i.e.
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). These are
the “blue signs” that direct motorists to gas, food, lodging,
camping and attractions along the interstate. This entry-level,
full time position often works alone and must be able to manage
work schedules effectively.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
- Installation and removal of interstate logo signs via bucket
- Minor sign repair and sign maintenance
- 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
- Travel 90% by vehicle. Overnight travel required
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Ability to work independently along side of highway.
- Effectively manage time and navigate planned routes.
- Work safely and implement traffic control devises to ensure
safe working environment.
- Comfortable working at heights and the occasional use of
- Good verbal and written skills.
- Excellent organizational skills.
- Must be able to lift a minimum of 80 lbs.
Education and Experience Requirements:
- High School Diploma or Equivalent
- Valid driver’s license required
- Familiar with the use and maintenance of power/manual tools,
basic construction equipment and machinery preferred.
- Previous experience operating bucket truck or similar vehicle
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
- The typical percentage of time spent traveling and spending
nights away from home is greater than 50% including multiple
overnights per week.
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or Federally protected characteristic
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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner
discriminate against employees or applicants because they have
inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of
another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as
a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of
other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise
have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is
(a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance
of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an
investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the
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