Under direct supervision, receives training and assistance in creating
and producing high-quality materials. Completes routine assignments and
additional duties as assigned.
1. Assists in receiving and interpreting requests from customers and
designing signs according to their ideas.
2. Receives training and instruction in the creation of approved
signs using current materials, techniques and machinery.
3. Discusses projects at various stages of completion with client
and supervisor, and makes changes as directed.
4. Prepares illustrations or samples of proposed designs.
5. Meets all required deadlines.
6. Performs additional duties as assigned.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED
EXPERIENCE: Two years of related experience, or additional
education, in the use of tools and equipment used in the Sign Shop.
General knowledge of and ability to use applicable automated equipment
such as engraving machines, personal or laptop computers, and
applicable computer software such as wordprocessing and sign-making
applications. Thorough knowledge and skill in the principles and
practices of sign-making including preparing surfaces, the techniques
involved, and the various tools used in sign-making. Working knowledge
of safety precautions and occupational hazards associated with
sign-making. Skill in use of small hand or power tools used in
sign-making, such as computer-driven and controlled router table and
vinyl letter cutter, and paint air brush. Skill in measuring, cutting,
and installing signage materials. Ability to read, interpret, and work
from drawings and specifications. Ability to prepare summaries and
reports and to maintain records of jobs completed and in process.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions, to communicate orally
and in writing, and to establish effective working relationships.
Ability to plan, organize, lay out work and prioritize assignments;
and to estimate and to effect economical usage of materials and
supplies; and to act as a lead worker. Ability to maintain production
standards for regulatory requirements, such as American Disabilities
Act (ADA) and OSHA, and other campus signage requirements. Ability to
work in, or, around, over and under fixed equipment and machinery, to
work from ladders and scaffolding, to manipulate heavy equipment,
tools, and supplies, and/or exert force up to 70 lbs., to concurrently
manipulate multiple controls on equipment and machinery; to work in
hazardous or irritating environments, confined spaces and adverse
weather or temperature conditions, to wear and work in personal
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries
and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job.
Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver's license
may be required. Candidates selected for employment may be required to
be trained to work with asbestos.