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Sign Management Technician II

Company: Liberty University
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Posting Number S02611P Classification Title Benefited Hourly Position Type Disclaimer

Liberty University's hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates an exception to the "religion" component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is in that category.

Position Title Sign Management Technician II Does this position require driving? Yes Contact Maria Cruz Contact Phone Ext Contact Email Job Summary/Basic Function

The Sign Management Tech II is responsible for all interior and exterior signs on and off Liberty University campus. This is to include the removal, installation, and/or maintenance & replacement of old and new signs. The Sign Management Technician II oversees and performs a variety of signage activities such as installation, fabrication, repair, vinyl application, and Inventory of Stock. The Sign Management Technician may also operate lifts and related equipment and will assist facilities maintenance staff on projects and other duties as assigned. Incumbent must be prompt, reliable and responsible. Working independently and exercising good judgment and discretion.

Minimum Qualifications

This position requires a high school degree or GED. 3+ years of experience or a combination of education and experience. State Driver's license and insurable with company's agent. Well-developed communications skills. Experience in the sign industry preferred. Basic computer skills with Microsoft Office (word, excel, etc.). Must have a working knowledge of the tools of the trade and work independently performing routine inspections and installations. Knowledge of and ability to work from plans, specifications and to follow rough sketches, oral and written instructions. Must be able to understand and follow instructions, and work under limited supervision. Must be able to work well with the public and co-worker's ad present a positive attitude. Clean and professional appearance. Must be courteous, detailed oriented, self-motivated, diligent, trustworthy, possess strong organizational skills and well-developed communication skills. Must be able to lift up to 50+ pounds and perform duties of the Sign Maintenance Trade in typical Virginia climate. This position might require the use and operation of aerial lifts or be willing and able to obtain aerial lift certifications, operate, and work from various aerial lifts and heights. Desire to work with a team to accomplish goals. Urgency to grow and improve. Certifications obtained while employed by Liberty University at the expense of the employer will be reimbursed back to the University upon voluntary termination (resignation) for the first 12 months after acquiring it.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. As essential personnel: you are expected to be available in the event of school closings, delays, shutdowns and any emergencies including clean up required because of severe weather incidents. Performs snow removal activities as assigned. Such as shoveling, salting, etc. Maintenance Technicians are essential to the overall success of Liberty University and its day-to-day functions, especially during ongoing campus events such as Winter Fest, Orientation, Convocation, Commencement, CFAW, and summer camps amongst other planned and unplanned events throughout the year. Must be available to work scheduled and unscheduled hours as emergency needs arise.

  2. Reports to work at the required time

  3. Safely performs maintenance, repair, replacement and installation of signs.

  4. Ensures safe and proper operation of tools, vehicles and equipment; adheres to prescribed safety standards and regulatory requirements.

  5. Must use proper personal protective equipment (PPE) as required while performing the job duties and responsibilities of a Sign Management Tech II. This includes but is not limited to steel toe boots, harness, hard hat, gloves, eye protection gear, etc.

  6. Performs routine signage upgrades and inspections.

  7. Works with Sign Management Lead and higher skilled technicians to develop and implement process improvements that reduce cost, cycle time and man-hours.

  8. Performs sign upgrades and inspections to ensure that the finished product is completed accordingly to the customers specifications.

  9. Performs signage maintenance duties.

  10. Performs signage installation both interior/ exterior and related duties.

  11. Performs signage assembly.

  12. Design signs using various computer programs such as CorelDraw & BlueBeam.

  13. Loading and cutting vinyl on a plotter.

  14. Masking weeding and applying vinyl to various substrates.

  15. Performs sign production on an engraver.

  16. Loads equipment and materials on and off trucks.

  17. Must be able to work individually or as part of a team.

  18. Ability to manage workload and prioritize multiple projects

  19. Must be good with math and spelling

  20. Must be able to read and use various measuring devices.

  21. Must demonstrate extreme detail in all aspects of sign work.

  22. Must provide own hand tools to perform and complete trade related tasks.

  23. Performs other duties as assigned.

  24. Remains abreast of existing and emerging technologies, processes, products, services and leading industry performance benchmarks.

  25. Works effectively as a team member, embracing and fostering LU's mission.

Communication and Comprehension

Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing to convey clear, well articulated information.

Ability to understand, speak, and write English in order to convey messages and correspond in an articulate and professional manner.

Possess public communication skills that allow professional representation of Liberty University to a variety of business and community customers and associates.

Strong computer skills.

Problem Solving

Intuitively able to reason, analyze information and events, and apply judgment in order to solve problems of both a routine and complex nature.

Physical and Sensory Abilities

Regularly required to travel to on and off campus locations.

Regularly required to hear and speak in order to effectively communicate orally.

Required to be able stand, walk, and climb stairs to move around campus for extended periods of time.

Must be able to lift up to 50+ lbs. to perform duties.

Must be able to work weekends, holidays, and flexible daily hours as well as evening hours.

Ability to use radio and telephone to communicate and follow written and verbal instructions. Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

Must be able to perform physically demanding work in a variety of physical positions, including sitting, bending, and standing, walking and driving.


Work Environment

The working environment in which one will typically perform the essential functions of this position is an indoor/ outdoor setting. It is well lighted, and the noise level is moderate. Will occasionally work in dusty, outdoor settings, and defined by the weather. May involve exposure to potentially dangerous situations that required following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment. Work involves some exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt dust, fumes, and/or loud noises. As necessary, must be able to climb ladders and stairs, access roofs and confined spaces.

Driving Requirements

Use of one's personal vehicle (or LU vehicles) is required for travel in the performance of the essential functions of this position. Proof of a valid Virginia driver's license, an acceptable DMV record, and liability insurance is required.

Work Hours

Monday - Friday

7:00am - 3:00pm

Must be able to work on weekends, holidays, and flexible daily hours as well as various evening hours as needed.

Keywords: Liberty University, Lynchburg , Sign Management Technician II, Other , Lynchburg, Virginia

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