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Entry Level Finishing Technician

Company: Lamar Advertising Company
Location: Baker
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Job Description:

Do you enjoy constructing creative projects? Know your way around the tool bench? If so, we have an immediate opening for you at Lamar Graphics in Baton Rouge! Our Finishing Technicians build those extensions you see on billboards! They utilize operational skill sets to construct billboard extensions for our offices all over the country.

Company Overview:

Lamar Graphics (i.e. Lamar’s creative hub) in Baton Rouge is home to 70+ masterminds ranging from creative geniuses to technical experts.

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 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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Benefits Overview:

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.

Compensation Overview:

This position starts at $14.50 / hour, and we provide performance-based wage increases. Overtime opportunities are also available for this position! 

Position Purpose:

The Finishing Technician I position is responsible for constructing, deconstructing, and properly packaging Lamar extension kits for shipping.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Receive and organize daily work order packets according to the ship date and shipping method provided in the extension tracker application to allow for timely production.
  • Fabricate the pre-cut extension kit by adding supporting brackets, numbering the kits, deconstructing the kits for shipping, and packaging the finished product according to proper guidelines and shipping methods
  • Maintaining a clean and organized work area including end of day shut down and cleaning procedures

Knowledge, Skills, and Ability Requirements:

  • Ability to achieve a minimum daily production level of 300 sq.ft.
  • Working knowledge of machining, power tools, and metal work.
  • Skill in performing operations with units, such as inch, foot, yard, and etc.
  • Ability to perform effectively under fluctuating workloads.
  • Skill in prioritizing assignments to complete work in a timely manner.
  • Skill in working independently and following through on assignments and directions

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • The primary work environment is a shop.
  • The physical demands for this job include moderate lifting, reaching, seeing (with a focus on reading, acuity, and depth perception), sitting less than 20% of the time, standing, stooping, turning, walking, and climbing.


Lamar is an EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans or any other State or Federally protected characteristic

Disability 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 Disabilities

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 contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Lamar Advertising Company , Baton Rouge , Entry Level Finishing Technician, Other , Baker, Louisiana

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