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Sign Maker


Make informational signs. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field. Rely on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Perform a variety of tasks. Work under general supervision. Exercise a certain degree of creativity and latitude. Typically report to a Maintenance Supervisor or Maintenance Manager.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description. These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

Review all job orders from various departments; assign a priority to each job based on client needs and available resources
Meet with representatives of user areas to identify specific needs and offer technical advice
Lay out and cut stencils for roadway, regulatory, and informational signs
Cut out letters and symbols for use on signs
Build, repair, and manufacture signs
Inspect completed work
Maintain records of material and labor costs; generate other reports (as required)
Maintain records related to work orders and time reports
Requisition materials and supplies needed for routine and special operations
May operate University of Florida (UF) vehicles
Perform other duties, as assigned

Education and Experience

Completion of an approved apprenticeship program in a relevant trade and appropriate experience to total four (4) years, or a high school diploma and four (4) years of appropriate experience
Appropriate vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience

Licensure and Certification

Florida Class E operator (driver) license (if required to work at remote locations)


Typically report to a Maintenance Supervisor or Maintenance Manager
Work under general supervision
Does not directly supervise
May lead and direct the work of others

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