Plastics – Vinyl Journeyman

Rainbow Signs, Inc.

Denver, CO



Denver, Colorado
Job Type:
Full time
Job Title:
Plastics - Vinyl Journeyman
Job Description:


Under the supervision of the Production Manager prepares sign faces and vinyl decorations in a timely and efficient manner and within budget.


  • Prepares layouts, sizes and cuts faces for new signs
  • Prepares and applies vinyl for new faces
  • Prepares vinyl for on-site application
  • Cuts back-up plastic for routed faces
  • Remakes faces for Service Department
  • Applies vinyl on site
  • Orders materials and supplies
  • Follows all safety guidelines and regulations
  • Follow a layout to place computer-cut vinyl or full-color graphic image(s) on a predetermined substrate or medium.
  • Proficiency of Flexi Sign software is required
  • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator is a very big PLUS
  • Prepare substrates for vinyl application. This may include cutting, painting, laminating, cleaning, etc.
  • Weed excess vinyl from computer-cut images. Weeding techniques vary with size, type of vinyl, and complexity of images.
  • Operate and maintain printer(s).
  • Perform quality assurance measures pre- and post-production by accurately reading and interpreting a Work Order and then proofing for errors or unacceptable standards.
  • Perform finishing operations such as laminating and/or mounting of printed pieces.
  • Report inventory levels and stock to be reordered to the production manager
  • Clean and maintain storage areas.
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Help unload and store raw materials; clean and maintain storage areas.
  • Perform routine machine maintenance and minor repairs when necessary.
  • Serve as backup for graphic designers as necessary.
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures, and business ethics codes.
  • Understand the sales process enough to consult with customers to determine project needs and solutions.


  • Assists other departments with installs, service, wiring and surveys
  • Performs other functions as necessary or as assigned


  • Interacts with customers
  • Interacts with Installation, Service and Electrical crews
  • Interacts with Designers, Estimators, Surveyors, Project Management and Administrative staff


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

A High School Diploma or GED and six or more years of relevant experience involving demonstrated abilities in construction, including plastic and metal, power tools, forklifts, reading blueprints and work orders; or any combination of training, education and experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills.

  • Ability to organize, prioritize and coordinate multiple work activities to meet critical deadlines, as well as working independently
  • Ability to deal effectively and tactfully with a wide variety of individuals in person, via telephone and in writing
  • Ability to operate computer, telephone, and other office equipment
  • Basic math skills
  • Strong work ethic with an enthusiastic, positive attitude, and the highest level of integrity
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Maintain regular and timely attendance
  • Valid Driver’s License


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work is generally performed in a shop environment, outside site environment or driving to site locations. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: sit or stand for long periods of time; use computer to enter data, use telephone to converse with customers, staff, and other departments; perform repetitive wrist, hand and/or finger movement. The employee is regularly required to: talk, feel the attributes of objects, grasp, push, and reach with arms or hands. Specific vision abilities include: clarity of vision at 20 inches or less; ability to adjust eye to bring an object into sharp focus. The Employee must have ability to climb, crawl, bend, lift 50 pounds and operate heavy equipment.

We maintain a drug free workplace. We do test for marijuana. Young Electric Sign Company is an EEO/AA employer. We welcome all qualified jobseekers. Jobseekers will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status.