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Installer / Surveyor

Company Overview


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Rely on FASTSIGNS® of Downtown Oakland, CA cutting edge technology and expert consultants to develop the right mix of visual communications solutions to help meet your business objectives. From banners to building signs, truck graphics to trade show exhibits, printing to point-of-purchase signs and window graphics to wall murals, we're more than ready and more than able to help bring your business communications to life.

Join our team of long tenured members which includes Michelle who is celebrating her 22nd year of our 26 years in business. Marie 17 years, and Bess going on her 14th year (with a 3 year break in between starting her family!). It's cliche to say that joining our organization is more than just a job - it's a career path where we are small enough to be nimble and large enough to have growth opportunities, which attributes to our success!

Our team truly is one of the best in the business and it particularly showed with their dedication through the past year when they all worked together to prioritize how to keep our operations going while I worked on navigating through one of the most trying times in our history. Joining FASTSIGNS Oakland / Hayward is a place where we strive to bring out the best in one another!

EEO Statement

Justipher Inc., dba FASTSIGNS Oakland; FASTSIGNS Hayward provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Justipher Inc., dba FASTSIGNS Oakland; FASTSIGNS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion,
termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Job Categories

  • Hours: Full-time
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  • Location: East Bay
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  • Position is Entry-level
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Job Duties

Are you handy with leveling and measuring tools? Is carpentry or framing part of your background history? Do you look for symmetry and enjoy being out in the field? Consider a career as an installer with FASTSIGNS!

Our ideal candidate is:

• Methodical
• A good communicator
• Forward thinking
• Detailed
• Quick, yet accurate

When you work at an independently owned and operated FASTSIGNS location, you are working for a local business, typically with Monday through Friday business hours. Are you ready to bring your mechanical and construction skills on board and join an established brand?


Under general direction, this position is responsible for all aspects of scheduling, estimating time required and performing on-site installation of signage and large format graphics. This includes a variety of flat panel substrates, post & panel projects and application of pressure sensitive vinyl
according to written instructions. This position must proofread signs and conduct quality assurance to ensure accurate fulfillment of projects.
There is a significant degree of customer interaction in this position. Professional demeanor and appearance are required, along with a customer service focus.


• Follow instructions to accurately install a variety of flat panel signage, post and panel and full color graphic images in various circumstances. Interior and Exterior.
• Maintain an accurate, written schedule reflecting all installation commitments. Set and achieve project deadlines.
• Consult with sales staff to provide accurate estimates of labor time and to set realistic deadlines.
• Maintain strong lines of communication with sales staff and promptly answer messages/questions. Accurately relay project details to sales staff and customers.
• Adhere to industry standard safety practices. Operate all tools and equipment according to specified safety requirements.
• Perform advance site visits, obtaining and relaying necessary information for accurate quoting and production of product.
• Assist with general sign production duties as needed.
• Report inventory levels and stock to be reordered to the center manager/production manager or franchise partner.
• Help unload and store raw materials; clean and maintain storage areas.
• Work on multiple projects simultaneously.
• Perform routine machine maintenance and minor repairs when necessary.
• Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes.
• Present and maintain a good driving record. Safely operate all vehicles and promptly report any incidents/infractions.

Participate in and practice FASTSIGNS sales mentality of “Everybody Sells”. Installation is the final step in our sales process. Our customers’ interaction with the Installation Specialist is the culmination of their experience with us. The outcome of this experience will absolutely affect their loyalty and
overall level of satisfaction. We therefore view this position as a vital link in customer service and sales growth.


• Ability to stand/kneel for long periods of time.
• Ability to lift 25 or more pounds.
• Flexibility to lean over a waist-high table and use back and forth hand motion to apply vinyl letters and graphics to a surface.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be added at any time with or without notice.

Job Requirements

Ability to:

• Excellent spelling and grammar mandatory.
• Work under pressure to output high volume, high quality work.
• General familiarity with safe operation of power equipment and general construction tools/methods.
• Ability to fulfill projects in wide temperature variances and exterior weather conditions.
• Safely climb ladders/scaffolding and operate hydraulic lift equipment as needed.

Skills/Experience Preferred


$20-25 per hour, DOE


What we offer: • Employer sponsored health and dental benefits • Paid holidays • Paid time off • Employer 401k match and profit share • Bonuses


Full Time

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