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Email your ad in the form of a Word document to the Northwest Sign Council at info@nwsigncouncil.org

The maximum posting days for an ad is 90 days and will be removed, unless you need to keep it on longer by contacting the office at 888-856-6972.

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Commercial Sign Production / Graphic Artist - Golden West Signs and Signs Ink (primarily Signs Ink)

Summary 
Seeking motivated applicants for full time employment in Boise, Idaho.
MUST HAVE PRIOR EXPIERIENCE IN THE COMMERCIAL SIGN INDUSTRY.
Must be proficient in Illustrator (Photoshop not required but is a plus) and producing signs.
Designing, printing, laminating, cutting and applying graphics, etc.
Some installs are required in the field, but about 90% of work is done in the shop.
Must have great communication skills to develop a good rapport with customers.
We offer health insurance, paid vacation and 401k.
Up to $18.00 per hour depending on experience.

To apply, contact:
Bob Moore, Jr.
Phone: (208) 345-4343
Text: (208) 631-4258
Email: rwmoore@goldenwestsigns.com

Posted 10/11/18

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Senior Estimator/Engineer – World Wide Sign Systems, Inc.

Summary/Objective 
World Wide Sign Systems is seeking a Senior Estimator. The Senior Estimator/Engineer serves as the individual charged with accurate pricing of materials and signs. This position functions in concert with sales & marketing and production managers to provide accurate estimates per job specifications and finalize job specifications prior to production. This position prices all aspects of a project as requested by our customers/clients and in accordance with company processes.

Job duties
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job duties.

1. Interpret customer requirements to create estimates, with a greater focus on comprehensive bid packages.
2. Coordinate and oversee estimating best practices companywide to speed up the process an ensure accuracy to meet gross margin objectives.
3. Provide Standard Estimates for Sales Department.
4. Input bill of materials (BOM) for standard products.
5. Provide detailed estimates to sales including bill of materials (BOM) and preliminary drawings as required.
6. Query and resolve all questions and issues between internal suppliers and external customers.
7. Create accurate job orders based on estimates.
8. Conduct meetings/conference calls to clarify specifications and pricing issues. Take action on all action items from meetings/calls to ensure timely and accurate deliverables.
9. Maintain records of estimates and changes to orders. Maintain and update pricing data schedules and databases as needed.
10.Standardize CAD processes throughout the company (all locations).
11.Assist CAM operators on process improvement to best utilize the machines.
12.Assist production with drawings as needed.
13.Coordinate with production on product standards between all locations.
14.Train and mentor junior estimators/customer sales representatives.
15.Be available as a consultant for sales staff.

Competencies

1. Technical Capacity.
2. Financial Management.
3. Organizational Skills.
4. Leadership.
5. Initiative.
6. Results Driven.
7. Strive for continuous improvement.

Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment as well as on the production floor. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with occasional weekend work based on the needs of the business operations.

Location of Job
Atlanta, GA or Bonduel, WI

Travel
A minimal amount of travel may be required from time to time.

Required Education and Experience

1. Associate’s degree.
2. At least two years of experience in estimating.
3. In-depth knowledge of sign manufacturing processes or related industry.
4. Advanced experience with Microsoft excel.

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 at any time with or without notice. 

If interested, please send resume to jobs@wwsign.com

Posted 9/28/18

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Licensed Journeymen Sign Installer – Ramsay Signs

Ramsay Signs, an established company with multiple satellite locations in Portland, Seattle, Spokane, Medford, and Eugene seeks Licensed Journeyman Sign Installers for all locations.  

The right candidate will possess the following qualities:
Must be motivated, hard-working and a licensed electrical sign installer.
Working with an apprentice installer, you will be installing mostly electrical signs (neon, fluorescent, L.E.D.). You will need to be able to lift 50 pounds regularly.
CDL required

You will be climbing up and down ladders daily (up to 20' high), and working out of a bucket (up to 55' high).

Compensation:
Benefits include Medical and Dental Insurance Plan's, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays and 401k Match
DOE - Full-Time non-exempt hourly position

Please email a cover letter and resume to mgillis@ramsaysigns.com.

Posted: 8/30/2018

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Custom Sign Graphic Designer – Ramsay Signs

Ramsay Signs, an established company with multiple satellite locations seeks a Custom Sign Graphic Designer for our Portland Office location. The Custom Sign Graphic Designer is someone who can take direction from written or spoken ideas and convert them seamlessly into images, layouts, and other designs. The ideal candidate is a creative, self-motivated team player who can work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment and who is determined to make every project their absolute best.
The successful candidate should have an intimate understanding of how unique the sign industry is to support our clients. The Custom Sign Graphic Designer must be passionate, confident, detail-obsessed, and eager to collaborate. Candidates should possess stellar art direction and design skills. This person is also passionate about applying strategic thinking in a creative way.

Skills:
5+ years of experience in graphic design
Strong skills in Adobe Creative Suite. Specifically, InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
A portfolio demonstrating conceptual and design abilities.
Works with co-workers and customers with file transfers, FTP access, photo library options, online proofs, etc.
Prepares comprehensive illustrations, sketches, layouts, and copy for reproduction according to instructions of client or supervisor

Compensation:
Benefits include Medical and Dental Insurance Plan's, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays and 401k Match
Job Type: Full-time

Please email a cover letter and resume to mgillis@ramsaysigns.com.

Posted: 8/30/2018

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Front Desk Coordinator

Ramsay Signs is seeking an energetic, experienced and self-motivated person to become a member of our team.
The Front Desk Coordinator will have a strong emphasis on billing, accounts receivable and customer service. The ideal candidate will possess excellent organizational, communication, and multi-tasking skills, and work independently with minimal supervision. Job costing experience preferred.

Duties include but are not limited to; answering a multi-line telephone, prepare, verify and process invoices for sales or services rendered, create invoices, ensuring proper coding on documents, processing incoming and outgoing mail, filing, entering time cards for weekly payroll, new project compilation, and distribution, and other general office duties as required. Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office with an emphasis on Excel and Word is required. Excellent attendance is a must. Pay dependent upon experience.
Benefits include; medical, dental, 401k with company match, paid holidays, Paid Time-Off, and group term life insurance.

Job Type: Full-time

Please email a cover letter and resume to mgillis@ramsaysigns.com.

Posted: 8/30/2018

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Salesperson – Seattle Division

Ramsay Signs, an established company with multiple satellite locations seeks a dynamic Sales Person for our Seattle division of Heath North West. The qualified candidate will be able to identify potential customers by networking through business associations and conferences, following up on leads from current clients, examining Internet databases and consulting business directories. A Ramsay Heath NW Salesperson will research their intended client to determine what is best for them and for the company.

We at Ramsay emphasize long-term relationships with a customer over a quick sale. We want to foster relationships with the customer that will last years. To accomplish that, the Salesperson will work closely with our incredible design team and estimators. Ramsay works in a team environment where all benefit from a satisfied customer.

Performance Requirements
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Skills Required:
5+ years of experience in the Sign Industry
Prefer experience with direct sales, channel sales, and/or sign industry experience.
Previous selling, technical sales or other similar experience preferred.
Experience in the construction industry preferred, but not required.
Computer skills for Microsoft Office, web navigation and internal electronic systems (share drives)
Excellent accounting software user and administration skills

Benefits include Medical and Dental Insurance Plan's, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays and 401k Match
Please email a cover letter and resume to mgillis@ramsaysigns.com.
Job Type: Full-time, Commission

Posted 8/7/18

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Salesperson - Portland Division

Ramsay Signs, an established company with multiple satellite locations seeks a dynamic Sales Person to sell custom built signs. The qualified candidate will be able to identify potential customers by networking through business associations and conferences, following up on leads from current clients, examining Internet databases and consulting business directories. A Ramsay Salesperson will research their intended client to determine what is best for them and for the company.

We at Ramsay emphasize long-term relationships with a customer over a quick sale. We want to foster relationships with the customer that will last years. To accomplish that, the Salesperson will work closely with our incredible design team and estimators. Ramsay works in a team environment where all benefit from a satisfied customer.

Performance Requirements

Skills Required:
5+ years of experience in the Sign Industry
Prefer experience with direct sales, channel sales, and/or sign industry experience.
Previous selling, technical sales or other similar experience preferred.
Experience in the construction industry preferred, but not required.
Computer skills for Microsoft Office, web navigation and internal electronic systems (share drives)
Excellent accounting software user and administration skills

Benefits include Medical and Dental Insurance Plan's, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays and 401k Match.
Job Type: Full-time
Please email a cover letter and resume to mgillis@ramsaysigns.com.

Posted 8/7/18

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Non-CDL Driver - Portland, OR

Ramsay Signs, an established company with multiple satellite locations seeks a driver for our Portland Office location. The successful candidate will need to have a clean driving record and be able to deliver and pick up at construction sites. The driver must be reliable, motivated and should be looking for long-term employment with growth potential. The driver is often one of the faces of the company so excellent customer service skills are a must. In between deliveries and pickups, there will be time to perform tasks in the shop.

Required:

Benefits include Medical and Dental Insurance Plan's, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays and 401k Match
DOE - Full-Time non-exempt hourly position
Please email a cover letter and resume to mgillis@ramsaysigns.com.

Posted 8/7/18

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Sign Metal Fabricator - Portland, OR

Ramsay Signs, an established company with multiple satellite locations seeks a Sign Metal Fabricator for our Portland, OR location. The Sign Metal Fabricator must be reliable, detail oriented, able to work in a team-oriented manner, mechanically inclined, able to focus on producing a high-quality product while meeting estimated labor hours and material usage. Router and channel letter machine experience preferred but not required.

Job Duties:

  1. Fabricate custom illuminated and non-illuminated signage using aluminum and steel angle, flat bar, square tube, sheet metal, and acrylic.
  2. Layout and mark reference points on components using template, rule, square, tape measure, and scale
  3. Operate machines such as shears, chop saw, table saw, brake, punch press, form roll, drill press, hand tools, and power tools to cut and shape components to specified dimensions
  4. Fabricate custom illuminated and non-illuminated signage using aluminum and steel angle, flat bar, square tube, sheet metal, and acrylic.
  5. Layout and mark reference points on components using template, rule, square, tape measure, and scale
  6. Operate machines such as shears, chop saw, table saw, brake, punch press, form roll, drill press, hand tools, and power tools to cut and shape components to specified dimensions

Job Type: Full-time
Benefits include Medical and Dental Insurance Plan's, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays and 401k Match
DOE - Full-Time non-exempt hourly position
Please email a cover letter and resume to mgillis@ramsaysigns.com.

Posted 8/7/18

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Sign Metal Fabricator - Spokane Valley

Ramsay Signs, an established company with multiple satellite locations seeks a Sign Metal Fabricator for our Spokane Valley Office location The Sign Metal Fabricator must be reliable, detail oriented, able to work in a team-oriented manner, mechanically inclined, able to focus on producing a high-quality product while meeting estimated labor hours and material usage. Router and channel letter machine experience preferred but not required.

Job Duties:

  1. Fabricate custom illuminated and non-illuminated signage using aluminum and steel angle, flat bar, square tube, sheet metal, and acrylic.
  2. Layout and mark reference points on components using template, rule, square, tape measure, and scale
  3. Operate machines such as shears, chop saw, table saw, brake, punch press, form roll, drill press, hand tools, and power tools to cut and shape components to specified dimensions
  4. Fabricate custom illuminated and non-illuminated signage using aluminum and steel angle, flat bar, square tube, sheet metal, and acrylic.
  5. Layout and mark reference points on components using template, rule, square, tape measure, and scale
  6. Operate machines such as shears, chop saw, table saw, brake, punch press, form roll, drill press, hand tools, and power tools to cut and shape components to specified dimensions

Job Type: Full-time
Benefits include Medical and Dental Insurance Plan's, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays and 401k Match
DOE - Full-Time non-exempt hourly position
Please email a cover letter and resume to mgillis@ramsaysigns.com.

Posted 8/7/18

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Sign Journeyman Electrician / Serviceman
Hanson Sign Company, located on the beautiful Kitsap Peninsula in Washington State, has been in business since 1964.  We are known for the great care we take with clients and employees alike. The Sign Electrician will be responsible for ensuring that sign installations and service are executed to code and meet company standards, working out of new 2015 60’ Elliot.

Specific Responsibilities include:
Troubleshoot sign issues and determine repair requirements.
Install various types of signs and hook up to electrical circuit if required.
Operate with safety as primary concern for team, customer and self.

Job Requirements:
Journeyman Electrician in Washington 04-Signs or 01 – Commercial.  Out of State applicants, please check the requirements online.
Valid driver’s license with Class B CDL for airbrakes.
Professional appearance and personality.
Must be willing to work in attics, crawl spaces and aerial lifts.
Drug testing and employment physical required.

Other Abilities:
Safely ascend and descend ladders.
Regularly lift and/or move up to 40 to 50 lbs.
Good mechanical skills set, such as: working with hands, tools, climbing, good sense of balance, bending, kneeling, crouching, etc.
Job Type: Full-time, some overtime and travel.  Hours are 7:30am to 4:00 pm Monday – Friday.
Salary: Depends on experience.  Benefits include 100% paid medical, dental, 401k, paid vacation and holidays. 
*Signing bonus/relocation help for the right candidate.

Hanson Sign Company, Inc. 
PO Box 928  Silverdale WA  98383

Contact: nancyb@hansonsigns.com

Posted 7/26/18

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