Sign Erector II

Erect, assemble, and maintain roadside signs and billboards.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $60,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Sign Erector IIs do?

Erects, assembles, and maintains roadside signs and billboards at designated locations, using handtools and power tools: Digs hole with post hole digger or shovel. Places wood or metal post in hole. Fills hole with cement and tamps cement to hold post in vertical position. Operates airhammer to drive channel-metal post into ground. Bolts, screws, or nails plywood or metal sign panels to sign post or frame, using handtools. Replaces worn and damaged signs. Repaints rusted signs. May erect metal sign support structure over highways. May operate banding machine to band signs on utility poles. May dismantle and number signs sections for transfer and reassembly at new locations and be designated Advertising-Display Rotator.


Should I be a Sign Erector II?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to become a Sign Erector II

    We recommend at least a Certificate. Check out these schools offering Sign Erector II-related education!
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