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Construction & Maint Crew Member I

Company: Lamar Advertising Company
Location: Davenport
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Did you know that all the billboards you see along the highway are built like a small erector set - connecting A to B to C and so on? Our Billboard Construction Crew Members construct and maintain our billboard inventory, and that could be you if you like working outdoors. Our Lamar office in Davenport, IA is now hiring a full-time Operations crew member to help us bring outdoor advertising campaigns to life for brands in Quad Cities, Iowa, and the surrounding areas.Position Purpose:The purpose of this position is to install and maintain billboards, perform vegetation and structure maintenance, and erect and dismantle structures.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:BillboardsInterstate logosHandpainted muralsTransportation and airportsThe largest network of digital billboards in the United StatesWe 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.Want to hear more about Lamar? Check out these videos:About UsOur RelationshipsGiving Back ProgramWhat you can expect from us:A flexible work environment that celebrates differences and fosters the feeling of familyA Monday - Friday 6 am - 2:30 pm work schedule with paid holidaysAn hourly range of $18.50 - $20 / hour dependent on relevant experience and qualificationsA comprehensive 6 week training/safety programMultiple medical plan optionsDental and vision insurance120 hours of paid time off (PTO) that increases with tenure401K plan with company contributions for participationWellness program incentives such as medical plan premium holidays and HSA contributionsA day in the life:Install and maintain billboardsRemove and hang flexes from billboards, remove and hang vinyls, cut and prepare flexes and vinyls for installationCut, prepare, and install copy on Tri-VisionsErect and dismantle billboard structures.Responsible for structure and vegetation maintenance, including painting, repairing walkways and trim, trimming trees, and cutting grass.Responsible for pre and post trip preparations, including folding and loading billboard vinyl, completing trip documentations, and documenting vehicle and equipment maintenance.Ensure the shop and materials yard is clean and organized and old billboard vinyls are stored for recycling.Responsible for basic electrical maintenance, such as replacing light bulbs and fuses.Attend construction and installation safety meetings as required and adhere to all safety regulationsResponsible for taking completion photos for proof of performanceWhat we're looking for in YOU:General knowledge of Lamar, Department of Transportation (DOT), and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety regulations.Ability to safely use construction and vegetation equipment, in regards to the construction and maintenance of outdoor structures.Ability to safely use vegetation equipment, in regards to the maintenance of structures and Lamar building.General knowledge of electrical procedures and techniques.Ability to document installations, through photographs and written logsAbility to learn to safely use welding & torching equipmentMust be willing and able to learn how to use a smart phone for various job tasksEducation and Experience RequirementsA high school diploma or EquivalentA valid driver's license is required.Ability to complete OSHA 10-hour Construction course requiredPreferred certifications include, depending on location need: CDL/Non-CDL, Crane, Signal, or RiggingPrevious experience working at heights up to 200 ft. above ground preferredOr some equivalent combination of education & experiencePhysical Demands and Work EnvironmentThe primary work environment for this position is outdoors, requiring the ability to work in adverse weather conditions and climb at heights up to 200 ft.The physical demands for this position are moderate to heavy lifting, pushing, reaching, seeing (reading, color distinction, acuity, depth perception, and peripheral vision), sitting less than 50%, standing, stooping, talking, turning, walking, and climbing (up to 200 feet).Nights spent traveling, away from home, 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 characteristicDisability Self-Identification: When applying for a job with Lamar, you will be asked to voluntarily self-identify whether you have a disability. Please take a moment to watch this video for clarification on why we're asking for this information!California Residents - Lamar collects personal information in the ordinary course of considering job applicants. This information may include, for example, name, address, phone number and other contact information, employment history and reference contact information, and any other information provided by an applicant to Lamar. By submitting an application, you consent to the use or sharing of this personal information solely for the purpose of consideration for employment by Lamar. Lamar will not sell this information.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe 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 contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Lamar Advertising Company, Davenport , Construction & Maint Crew Member I, Professions , Davenport, Iowa

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