***The listed wages may vary by state and county.***
Retirement And Pension Funds
Must Be 18 Years Old For Hire
High School Diploma or GED
Sign and display craftspersons design, construct, paint and erect signage and trade show exhibits (made of metal, vinyl, glass, wood, neon, and plastic) for a wide range of objects and buildings. You will specialize in a particular segment of this varied industry, such as graphic design, fabrication, silk-screening or installation.
As a sign and display skilled tradesperson, you have a wide variety of career choices and will learn essential skills such as: blueprint reading, surface preparation, use and care of state-of-the-art equipment, and health and safety regulations. High school students should consider taking construction courses, and shop and trade classes to build mechanical knowledge. English and communication classes will help students build the skills needed to communicate with other industry workers while performing a service.
Completion of high school classes does not count toward an elevator constructor apprenticeship, but the experience and classes help build student’s skill set.
Apprenticeship applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:
All applicants must possess sufficient educational knowledge to satisfactorily complete the OJL and RI.
* A high school diploma or GED is required unless an applicant can show proof of academic progress toward achieving a High School Diploma or GED at any time during their first ten months as an apprentice. If an apprentice does not complete a High School Diploma or GED within the ten months of enrollment, the apprenticeship will be suspended or terminated.
*An applicant who is seventeen (17) years of age and is participating in a school-to-work program or equivalent and who otherwise meets all qualifications may apply. Such an applicant must provide proof that a high school diploma or GED has been awarded and must be eighteen (18) years of age prior to being registered by the sponsor.
Sign technicians design, construct, paint, install and remove signs, billboards and communication advertising using a variety of materials, methods, and processes. All of this work requires manual dexterity.
An employer/contractor/apprenticeship instructor may require drug and alcohol testing of employees and applicants for employment, including random testing.