Environmental Graphic Design Technician Duties and Responsibilities
Purpose of Classification:
Assembles, builds, installs and maintains a variety of
two-dimensional and three-dimensional environmental graphics, maps
and signs that identify, direct, warn, inform, interpret and
visually enhance the campus environment.
classification is first in a series of five classifications and is
distinguished from second level in that the Environmental Graphic
Designer creates finished graphics using computer-assisted
technology and materials common to the sign industry.
Examples of Duties:
- Operates computer-assisted signage equipment to simulate and
prepare mock-up of proposed environmental and/or building
- Proofreads sign text to ensure accuracy and compliance with
established campus design, logo and signage standards.
- Installs and maintains campus signs, campus directories and
- Applies signage and graphics to a variety of interior and
exterior surfaces to assist enhance and/or increase wayfinding
and visual information.
- Reviews blueprints, hand renderings and/or schematics to
prepare graphical and/or fabricated representation of requested
- Provides general environmental graphics production and
preparation work as requested.
- Performs general painting and carpentry repairs, such as
painting/repairing campus directories.
- Operates fork lifts and other basic loading and unloading
equipment as required.
- Prepares, assembles, delivers and installs plastic, wood,
and metal signs.
- Performs general interior and exterior painting, electrical
and carpentry repairs.
- Operates power tools, hand tools, ladders and saws.
- Assists maintain supply inventory by informing supervisor of
supplies, equipment and tools needed.
- Cleans, maintains, and inventories equipment and supplies.
- Prepares accurate and timely paperwork including time cards,
work orders and inventory.
- Drives vehicles to transport materials, supplies or
equipment as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge and skill in graphic design, fabrication and
- Knowledge of basic computer programs.
- Knowledge of industry and functional use of personal
- Knowledge of building and equipment maintenance/repair
- Knowledge of the safe and proper use of hand and power
- Skill in detail-oriented assembly and fabrication
- Skill in written and oral communications.
- Skill operating hand tools and power tools and equipment.
- Skill in applying building equipment maintenance/repair
- Ability to be accurate while meeting time constraints and
- Ability to proofread text.
- Ability to work with frequent interruptions.
- Ability to work from blueprints or hand drawings.
- Ability to perform work requiring physical exertion and
exposure to varying physical locations.
(4) years of signage production, fabrication or graphic design
experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or
education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have
been achieved. This classification requires a current Class D
Arizona driverís license.
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