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Posted On: January 26, 2023

Electrician

General Summary


Read blueprints or technical diagrams. Install and maintain wiring, control, and lighting systems. Inspect electrical components, identify electrical problems with a variety of testing devices. Place wiring, equipment, or fixtures using hand tools and power tools.

Principal duties and responsibilities:


  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Use measuring devices in construction or extraction work
  • Adhere to safety procedures
  • Analyze operation of malfunctioning electrical or electronic equipment
  • Construct or fabricate electrical parts or fixtures
  • Install electrical conduit, tubing, fixtures or components
  • Install lead-in wires to control boxes and other components
  • Install/connect electrical equipment to power circuit
  • Install/string electrical or electronic cable or wiring
  • Repair electronic components, equipment, or systems
  • Repair or replace electrical wiring, circuits, fixtures, or equipment
  • Splice electric cable
  • Test electrical/electronic wiring, equipment, systems or fixtures
  • Test electronic or electrical circuit connections
  • Replace electronic components
  • Fabricate, assemble, or disassemble manufactured products by hand
  • Bend tubing or conduit
  • Read tape measure
  • Use electrical or electronic test devices or equipment
  • Use hand or power tools
  • All additional duties as assigned

Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:


EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma/GED required – prior experience in the electrical trade
  • Ability to work well on a team
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination
  • Demonstrable knowledge and skills for electrical installation for illuminated signage

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Good general health with good balance, agility, vision, and depth perception.
  • Ability to twist, stretch, push, pull, lift on a regular basis.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Climb on units and/or ladders.
  • Lift up to 20 lbs.
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Posted On: January 26, 2023

Fabricator

General Summary


This position is responsible for the assembling and forming of the parts, pieces and elements of the designated project.

Principal duties and responsibilities:


  • Working with aluminum to create custom lettersets, ranging from simple to complex.
  • Working with various tools and equipment, including hand tools, power tools, and machinery to complete the fabrication process.
  • Additional duties include maintaining the work area and equipment used in the fabrication and assembly process.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:


  • Ability to read and understand blueprints.
  • Ability to interpret and verify measurements according to required specifications.
  • Ability to identify issues and offer solutions to those issues.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Good general health with good balance, agility, vision, and depth perception.
  • Ability to twist, stretch, push, pull, lift on a regular basis.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Climb on units and/or ladders.
  • Lift up to 50 lbs.
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Posted On: January 26, 2023

Paint Technician

General Summary


This position is responsible for painting various types of signage consisting of many types of material – to include aluminum, steel, and acrylic. This position is also responsible for the mixing of paint to acquire an exact color.

Principal duties and responsibilities:


  • Cleaning grease, dirt, and other substances from product.
  • Masking areas to not be painted.
  • Mixing components to produce desired color according to specifications.
  • Spraying manufactured signs using a spray gun. Use of a Fresh Air System is required.
  • Cleaning of spray equipment and general maintenance of the paint booth.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:


EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints.
  • Ability to interpret and verify measurements according to required specifications.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Good general health with good balance, agility, vision, and depth perception.
  • Ability to twist, stretch, push, pull, lift on a regular basis.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Climb on units and/or ladders.
  • Lift up to 20 lbs.
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Posted On: January 26, 2023

Assistant Estimator

General Summary


To assist Lead Estimator in preparation of client’s requests for pricing of product

Principal duties and responsibilities:


  1. Estimate signage using ERP system to compile raw materials and labor hours for product pricing in accordance with the client’s brand standards set by the Design Department.
  2. Procure subcomponent quotes from Suppliers and Sub-Contractors.
  3. Calculate packaging and delivery costs of signage for domestic and international projects.
  4. Coordinate with Project Management and Sales teams to ensure estimates for each project are completed on time
  5. Organize and maintain electronic copies of quotes and estimates for each project.
  6. Assist in implementation of “better information flow” between Estimating and Design/Drawings/Purchasing. Decrease instances of products being manufactured differently than quoted.  Decrease “double work” of other departments on research of products/pricing Estimating has already procured.
  7. Assist in downloading and printing electronically submitted RFQ packages
  8. Create job details for projects going into production ensuring materials and flow of labor operations are accurate based on drawings by the Design Department.
  • Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Excellent communication skills on the phone and face to face
  • Ability to read construction drawings
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Posted On: January 26, 2023

Wide-Format Print Technician

General Summary


As a Wide Format Print Technician, you will be engaged in all aspects of the physical production of signs, which includes preparing and printing onto of variety of substrates according to written instructions and under general direction.

Principal duties and responsibilities:


  • Previous experience required working in a fast-paced printing department
  • Outstanding troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to multi-task dozens of jobs at a time
  • Deadline and detail-oriented
    This position requires great attention to detail, ability to prioritize, excellent organizational and communication skills as well as an ability to juggle multiple tasks at any given time to successfully perform this job.
  • All other duties as assigned

Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:


Attention to detail a must. Basic math skills (adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing whole numbers and fractions and converting fractions to decimals and vice versa). Be able to read a ruler. Able to work well under pressure to output high volume, high quality work. Able to work well with a team or unsupervised.

  • Experience with Wide format printing is REQUIRED
  • High degree of responsiveness and initiative
  • Must be very detail oriented and ability to multi-task
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with a router, flat bed printer, vinyl printer, vinyl cutter preferred.
  • Digital / Wide Format Printing
  • Rigid substrates (such acrylic, aluminum and ACM)
  • Roll material application and handling
  • Graphics experience in the use of Illustrator, Flexi and Caldera

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Good general health with good balance, agility, vision, and depth perception.
  • Ability to twist, stretch, push, pull, lift on a regular basis.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Climb on units and/or ladders.
  • Lift up to 50 lbs.
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Posted On: January 26, 2023

LED Technician

General Summary


This position is responsible for the assembling of LED lit Channel Lettersets and small signage.

Principal duties and responsibilities:


  • Working with various materials (LEDs, aluminum, acrylic, plastic, power supplies, and electrical components) provided to create custom Lettersets and small signage, ranging from simple to complex.
  • Working with various tools and equipment, including hand tools, power tools, hand routers, and various machinery to complete the production process.
  • Additional duties include maintaining the work area and equipment used in the production process.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:


  • Ability to read and understand blueprints.
  • Ability to interpret and verify measurements according to required specifications.
  • Ability to comprehend basic electrical concepts.
  • Ability to identify issues and offer solutions to those issues.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Good general health with good balance, agility, vision, and depth perception.
  • Ability to twist, stretch, push, pull, lift on a regular basis.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Lift up to 20 lbs.
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Posted On: January 26, 2023

Router Operator

General Summary


This position is responsible for the routing / cutting of parts, pieces and elements of the designated project.

Principal duties and responsibilities:


  • Working with various materials (aluminum, steel, acrylic, sintra, etc.) provided to create custom signs, ranging from simple to complex.
  • Additional duties include maintaining the work area and equipment used in the routing process.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:


  • Ability to read and understand blueprints.
  • Ability to interpret and verify measurements according to required specifications.
  • Ability to identify issues and offer solutions to those issues.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Good general health with good balance, agility, vision, and depth perception.
  • Ability to twist, stretch, push, pull, lift on a regular basis.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Lift up to 20 lbs.
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Posted On: January 26, 2023

Cad-Cam Router Programmer

General Summary


The Cad-Cam Router Programmer uses various programs to automate machinists’ tools by using computer generated electronic data. The optimal candidate will have experience programming with cad-cam software for routers.

Principal duties and responsibilities:


  • Creates instructions for machinists.
  • Reviews 2D and 3D CAD design blueprints.
  • Makes calculations for programming including where materials should be cut.
  • Translates instructions into a computer automated manufacturing (CAM) program.
  • Checks completed programs by running simulations or tests.
  • Determines sequence of operations in a program.
  • Chooses cutting tools that will be needed.
  • Analyzes job order and performs necessary calculations.
  • Writes programs and modifies existing ones for increased efficiency.
  • Analyzes and selects speeds and cutting tools for programs.
  • Makes improvements to set up times for a task and contouring of complex shapes.
  • Simplifies tooling time for workers and increases productivity for the client.
  • Evaluates all completed designs to validate their functions and ensure they successfully reduce time and money.
  • Monitors all programs to make sure they follow blueprint instructions and safely and successfully complete the task.
  • Simplifies tooling time for workers and increases productivity for the client.
  • Evaluates all completed designs to validate their functions and ensure they successfully reduce time and money.
  • Monitors all programs to make sure they follow blueprint instructions and safely and successfully complete the task.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must have superior computer programming skills.
  • Must have excellent reading comprehension skills.
  • Good math skills.
  • Good active listening skills.
  • Must have good problem solving skills.
  • Must have excellent time management skills.
  • Must have good organizational and planning skills.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be mechanically inclined.
  • Knowledge of metal shop work.
  • Must be highly detail oriented.
  • Must be able to work effectively with little or no supervision.
  • Must have the ability to read blueprints.
  • Knowledge of safety measures pertinent to each job assignment.

Education and Experience

  • High School diploma.
  • Knowledge of electronics and machine tools.
  • Experience with programming.
  • Plus: Certification from accredited technical school.
  • Plus: Associate’s degree in CNC programming, a computer-related field or a mechanical field.

Work Environment

  • Time is spent in a climate controlled office environment.
  • Time is spent in front of a computer screen keyboarding and manipulation a mouse.
  • Must be willing to visit manufacturing warehouses to observe equipment in action.
  • Must be willing to work in areas with high levels of noise such as plants or design departments.

Software Used

  • EnRoute
  • CamWorks
  • LED Wizard
  • Flexi
  • AutoCad/Draftsight
  • Solidworks

 

 

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Posted On: January 26, 2023

Vinyl Production Specialist

General Summary


Vinyl Production

Principal duties and responsibilities:


As a Vinyl Production Specialist, you will be engaged in all aspects of the physical production of signs, which includes preparing substrates and applying vinyl and according to written instructions and under general direction.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:


Qualifications

Attention to detail a must.  Basic math skills (adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing whole numbers and fractions and converting fractions to decimals and vice versa).  Be able to read a ruler.  Able to work well under pressure to output high volume, high quality work.  Able to work well with a team or unsupervised.  Able to stand for long periods of time.

Experience/Skills

  • Current sign industry Vinyl/Print production experience REQUIRED
  • High degree of responsiveness and initiative
  • Must be very detail oriented and ability to multi-task
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Must have a thorough knowledge of:

  • 3M and Orafoll vinyl’s
  • Rigid substrates (such acrylic, aluminum and ACM)
  • Roll material application and handling
  • Must have experience installing signs and vinyl graphics.
  • Strong working knowledge and application of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

Requirements

  • Previous experience required working in a fast past prepress/graphic design department
  • Outstanding troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to multi-task dozens of jobs at a time
  • Deadline and detail-oriented
  • This position requires great attention to detail, ability to prioritize, excellent organizational and communication skills as well as an ability to juggle multiple tasks at any given time to successfully perform this job.
  • Lift and move up to 50 pounds
  • Work overtime when necessary. Overtime is a condition of employment.
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Posted On: January 26, 2023

Project Manager

General Summary


The Project Manager will manage the execution of rebranding projects within the constraints of budget, schedule and scope while minimizing risk and ensuring adherence to established processes and methodologies.

Principal duties and responsibilities:


General Duties:

Basic management duties including all activities and communications required to ensure the timely and profitable completion of all assigned projects and orders.  Serve as the company point of contact with a client for the coordination of a project or order.

 

Specific Duties:    

  • Provide excellent customer service to clients while:
    • Confirming that the sign package purchased will meet customer and site needs
    • Ensuring sign package will pass local permitting requirements
    • Providing regular project status updates
    • Resolving any issues at the site to ensure signs are successfully installed
    • Effectively managing the project milestones (Site Survey, Design, Permitting, Production, Installation) to meet requested installation date
  • Responsible for all aspects of project cost management, including budgeting, forecasting, controlling, invoicing, and reporting to ensure projects are profitable and meet an adequate gross margin.
  • Responsible for hiring local subcontractors to install signs for each site; manage installation process.
  • Effective internal milestone tracking and communication to ensure signs are completed, shipped and installed on time. Maintain current project data in Epicor, Colite’s ERP system.

Position Type:    

Salaried

 

Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:


  • Must possess outstanding initiative, judgment, communication, and cooperation characteristics, in addition to strong analytical, problem solving, organizational, and planning skills.
  • Proficient PC Skills; including working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products.
  • Bachelor of Art or Science from accredited University. MBA a plus.

Colite provides the opportunity for career growth with competitive salary and excellent benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Matching 401k, Paid Vacation and Holidays, and more.

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Posted On: January 26, 2023

Submit Your Resume for Future Consideration

General Summary


Interested in working at Colite but don't see the right opportunity currently available? Submit your resume for future consideration!

Principal duties and responsibilities:


At Colite, we look for stellar candidates who display a true passion for their craft and career. We operate a diverse business with unique opportunities and typically look for candidates to fill roles in the following areas:

  • Project Management
  • Design
  • Production
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Estimating

If your field of expertise isn’t currently on our list – we still want to hear from you!

We’re always keeping our eyes open for the best and brightest talent we can find, so we encourage you to send us your resume. We’ll keep your information on file and contact you if we have an opportunity that suits your experience.

 

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Posted On: January 26, 2023

Internship Opportunities

General Summary


Colite is an international signage company that manages global programs for corporate, retail, hospitality and healthcare businesses. We are a culture of individuals committed to pursuing excellence and growing the standards of our industry. We are out-of-the-box thinkers who require a high level of performance while managing our work-life balance. We work in a world of accountability at the highest level as we work for some of the biggest companies in the world. We treat our internship process just like our employment process. We are invested in you, so you need to be invested in us.

Principal duties and responsibilities:


You will work on LIVE projects.

You will be either building a client project or creating and owning one of our internal projects. We do not put our interns in an isolated file room. Instead, you will be working alongside our people as they walk through daily tasks, meetings, issues and successes. We want you to learn and grow. Examples of projects you will create in a team environment may include the following:

  • Global Sign Project Management
  • Manufacturing Operations Projects
  • Graphic Design Projects
  • Finance & Accounting Projects
  • Video / Movie Production
  • Social Media Viral Campaigns

Why should you apply?

Our internship program is dedicated to giving you a successful, real-life corporate experience. The expertise you will be able to add to your resume will be invaluable. We are dedicated to growing not only your professional presence but also your skills and talents. Here is a taste of what is to come:

  1. Our Internship Program: What’s in it for you?
  2. Great Leaders/Bad Leaders Training
  3. Building and Maintaining a Corporate Culture Training
  4. Core Values/Mission/Vision Statements: What do they say about a company?
  5. Team-Building Activities
  6. Networking & Business Etiquette: Your Personal Branding
  7. Show Me the Money: Phases of the Sales Cycle
  8. Strategic Social Media Planning
  9. Strategic Marketing Planning

We compensate our interns on an hourly basis, including your orientation training. Our internship candidates are limited to only those who comply with all application requirements.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:


We’re looking for students in their Junior and Senior years, as well as MBA students who can devote themselves to the following:

  1. One-Day Orientation
  2. 9-Week Internship Program > Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  3. Ideal candidates have led successful projects and have quality leadership skills
  4. 3.5 GPA

In addition, we are looking for candidates with the following professional desires and skills:

  1. Project Management
  2. Marketing/Communications
  3. Design & Engineering
  4. Manufacturing Planning
  5. Finance & Accounting

Submit Resumé below and please include:

  • Career History
  • Educational Achievements
  • Volunteer & Non-Profit Participation
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