Installer Oakland and Hayward Oakland, CA

Installer Oakland and Hayward

Full Time • Oakland, CA

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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!

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What we offer:

  • Employer sponsored health and dental benefits
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid time off
  • Employer 401k match and profit share
  • Bonuses
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 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.
  • Ability to 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.

This franchise is independently owned and operated by a franchisee. Your application will go directly to the franchisee, and all hiring decisions will be made by the management of this franchisee. All inquiries about employment at this franchisee should be made directly to the franchise location, and not to FASTSIGNS Corporate.

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Excellent Company Benefits

All the benefits that you can find in larger companies, yet with the small company feel!

  • Employer sponsored health and dental benefits
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid time off
  • Employer 401k match and profit share
  • Bonuses
Typically Monday through Friday business hours
Fast growing industry
Opportunity to work in a variety of roles