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Our Lamar office in Buffalo, New York, is now hiring a new Installer to help us bring innovative advertising campaigns to life for brands in Buffalo, NY, and the surrounding areas. The purpose of this position is to install advertising campaigns on transit fleets, bus shelters, and train stations in compliance with Lamar and various Transit Authorities guidelines. This includes the maintenance of bus shelters and cleaning and removing expired advertisements.

Transit Advertising Overview:

The Transit & Airport division of Lamar Advertising takes advertisements street-level and delivers the advertising message to drivers and pedestrians in a fresh, non-conventional way. We assist local, regional, and national advertisers reach their target audience on the go - where they live, work, shop, dine, play, and everywhere in between.

What you can expect from us:

  • A flexible work environment that celebrates differences and fosters the feeling of family
  • A Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm work schedule with paid holidays

  • An hourly range of $23 - $25/hour dependent on relevant experience and qualifications
  • A comprehensive 90-day training/safety program

  • Ongoing professional development and internal leadership programs to maximize your career potential
  • Multiple medical plan options
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • 120 hours of paid time off (PTO) that increases with tenure
  • 401K plan with company contributions for participation 
  • Wellness program incentives such as medical plan premium holidays and HSA contributions

A day in the life: 

  • Responsible for the installation and removal of traditional and signature advertisements/campaigns on the interior and exterior of buses, trains, train stations, and shelters.
  • Keep an accurate and up to date inventory of advertisements being installed or removed from buses, trains, train stations, and shelters. This includes noting the correct transit number, number of the advertisement removed, and number of the advertisement replaced. This is important because advertisements have a definite start and end date. Also, tracking daily installations to ensure installs are being performed in a timely manner to match estimated labor hours supplied by management.
  • Maintain transit bus shelters. This includes repairing damages, replacing light bulbs, and removing graffiti from the bus shelters. Additionally, report damages to shelters and advertisements for reorder and replacement.
  • Keep a strong relationship with the operations manager and staff of the transit districts. A major part of this task includes strong communication skills and knowledge of the inner processes for each bus or train yards.
  • Keep storage/warehouse organized, as well as maintaining vehicle and machinery appearance and report any required maintenance to Operations Manager.

Location Specific Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Learn your geographical area for driving and route planning

What we expect from YOU: 

  • Ideal candidate needs to be energetic, reliable, and enjoy working with your hands.
  • Reliable when dealing with instructions and documenting installs.
  • Quick learner and able to communicate well with Operations Manager.
  • Ability to work with transit fleets/authorities
  • Ability to read and work from written instructions
  • Ability to document installations, through photographs and written logs
  • Ability to communicate with different levels of management and transit personnel
  • Ability to read and interpret detailed spreadsheets, including inventory logs and advertisements that need to be installed and removed

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • High School Diploma required
  • 3-M Certification Program a plus.
  • Experience in vinyl graphics installation, sign shop, and/or vehicle wrap experience preferred.
  • Preferred 6 months to 1 year experience working in an industry in which working well with hands and attention to detail was required (i.e., auto body shop, vehicle wrapping, sign shop, flooring, carpentry).

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • The primary work environment is outdoors and working conditions include working around moving buses, night work, and mostly on your feet.
  • The physical demands also include lifting 50 to 75 pounds, 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, and climbing.
  • Travel to other Lamar markets may be required on occasion. Nights spent traveling away from home are less than 10% of the time.

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:

  • Billboards
  • Interstate logos
  • Handpainted murals
  • 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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