916 - Sign Technician
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County RP089 West Chicago, IL $41,410 - 55,212


Job Purpose

This position provides technical support and labor for all sign related production, installation, and maintenance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


·         May be required to assume duties of the Sign Coordinator, when absent.

·         Perform sign fabrication and installation duties to ensure signs comply to District standards

·         Perform preventive maintenance inspections to identify planned repairs or establish replacement schedule

·         Support the design, development, and creation of signage using various software applications

·         Perform identified maintenance repairs and sign replacements

·         Assist Sign Coordinator with procedural and systematic process development to manage all District signage

·         Maintain the sign fabrication and installation tool and equipment inventory

·         Provide working guidance to installation crew members, when necessary

·         Perform other duties as required


Education and Experience Required


Education:  Technical and vocational education and training.

Related Experience:  Three (3) years experience in construction applications utilizing wood, metal, plastic and vinyl materials , sign graphic software experience or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Special training or other license, certification,etc.:  OSHA 10 Certification; Valid Driver’s License.

Knowledge Of:  Printers, plotters, laminators, framing, and edging; codes and industry standards; fabrication techniques, hand and power tools, materials, machines, software, and equipment related to signs; occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions; sign design software and graphic packages; design calculations, font sizes, image reproduction, and math.

Skills In:  Use of sign fabricating materials and applications, including: wood, metal, plastics, vinyl, magnetic, UV, etc; working from blueprints, rough sketches, and verbal instructions; operating power machinery; estimating time and materials required for completion of projects.

Onboarding/Traininig Requirements:         Criminal Background Check

                                                                       Driver’s License Check

                                                                       Drug Screen

                                                                       HBV Series/Hepatitis B (Candidate can refuse)

                                                                       National Sex Offender Registry Check


                                                                       Respirator Evaluation



Forest Preserve District of DuPage County RP089 is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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