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Sign Erectors erect and install signs, and clean signs and their sites after installation.


  • loads and unloads building and construction materials, tools and equipment and transports them to the site
  • selects the materials that will be used
  • cuts the board to size and frames it
  • prepares the mounting posts to receive the sign
  • secures the sign to the mounting post
  • dismantles unwanted signs.


  • physically demanding
  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

To become a Sign Erector

  • You can work as a Sign Erector without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. Some workers have Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications in areas such as sign writing or carpentry.

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • Signage

  • Hand Tools Operation

  • Computer Literacy

  • Carpentry

  • Multi-Tasking

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