Would you like to see a different part of your city every day from a bird’s eye view? Our Lamar office in Lincoln, Nebraska is now hiring a new Operations crew member to help us bring outdoor advertising campaigns to life for brands in Lincoln, NE, and the surrounding areas. This job is action-packed, and we provide all the training and equipment to start your career. Our Billboard Installers safely and efficiently complete anywhere from 20 to 50 billboard advertising installations per week. If you think you have what it takes to be responsible for several employees and uphold Lamar’s strong commitment to safety, this opportunity is for you!
The purpose of the Installation Crew Foreman is to provide direction and leadership to the installation crew. This position is accountable for the quality and safety of completed tasks related to billboard installations and maintenance. The position is a first-line supervisor in the operations department.
What you can expect from us:
A Monday – Thursday, 7 AM – 5 PM work schedule – Home nightly!
An hourly range of $25 – $29/ hour dependent on relevant experience and qualifications
120 hours of paid time off (PTO) that increases with tenure
12 paid company holidays including Presidents Day and Juneteenth
A comprehensive 6-week training program
Career advancement opportunities
Ongoing professional development and internal leadership programs to maximize your career potential
Multiple medical plan options
Dental and vision insurance
401K plan with company contributions for participation
Paid parental leave
Wellness program incentives such as medical plan premium holidays and HSA contributions
What we are looking for in YOU:
Detailed knowledge of Lamar, Department of Transportation (DOT), and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety regulations.
Ability to safely use welding, torching, construction, and vegetation equipment, in regards to the construction and maintenance of outdoor structures.
Working knowledge of electrical procedures and techniques.
Ability to climb heights and work at heights above ground safely.
Skill in speaking with persons of various social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds
Skill in setting priorities which accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities.
Skill in supervising including organizing objectives, delegating responsibilities, and training.
General knowledge of welding rules and procedures.
Ability to drive safely in a company vehicle.
Education and experience:
A high school diploma or equivalent is required
A valid driver’s license is required
Successful completion of Foreman training required within 6 months of hire
Successful completion of OSHA 10-hour Construction course required
Required certifications: Class B CDL
Preferred certifications: Crane, Signal, Rigging
1 year of Operations experience in the outdoor advertising industry or equivalent experience in a safety-related position is required
A day in the life:
Supervises the installation crew who is responsible for the following duties:
Installing and maintaining all Billboards
Remove and hang flexes from billboards, remove and hang vinyl’s, cut and prepare flexes and vinyl’s for installation, cut, prepare and install copy on Tri-Visions
Maintain construction structures-repairs including but not limited to: tightening bolts, painting steel structures, repairing trim and various parts of the billboard sign face and structure, change light bulbs as needed, paint structures, assemble structures and faces when required.
Building and installing extensions on billboards, cutting brush/weeds, conduct storm damage repairs, minor electrical repairs, and sweeping/cleaning workshop area.
Use power/manual tools, must adhere to all safety regulations.
Attend installer and construction safety meetings as required.
Maintain operation vehicles; maintain construction tools, equipment and machinery.
Responsible for taking completion photos for proof of performance of installation.
Enforces Lamar’s safety policies and procedures.
Responsible for training new crew members, according to Lamar’s safety policies and procedures.
Assist the Operations Manager in any tasks and act as a leader when the Operations Manager is absent.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The primary work environment for this position is outdoors, requiring the ability to work in adverse weather conditions and climb to heights up to 90 ft.
The physical demands for this position include heavy lifting (up to 100 pounds), extensive bending, pushing, reaching, seeing (with a focus on reading, color distinction, acuity, depth perception, and peripheral vision), sitting less than 50% of the time, standing, stooping, talking, turning, walking, driving, and climbing.
Nights spent away from home traveling are less than 10%.
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:
Transportation and airports
The largest network of digital billboards in the United States
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. 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.
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