Graphics Installation Specialist | 41400 CES Print Shop Services in Los Angeles, CA at Goodwill Southern California

Date Posted: 6/4/2021

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Job Description

Goodwill Southern California (GSC) prepares and places thousands of individuals into sustainable employment through programs and services throughout Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. As one of the leading non-profit brands in the world, and the largest non-profit in Southern California, we have been transforming lives through the power of work for over 100 years. Goodwill Southern California supports its mission with proceeds generated from over 78 retail stores and over 44 attended donation centers, as well as from charitable donations and grants from the public and private sectors. Goodwill SoCal is a rapidly evolving organization and yet we have never been more focused – on our mission, on our people, and on our future. It’s always a GOOD day in SoCal!

The Graphic Installation Specialist participates in the layout, development, and production of graphic art and visual materials for promotions, advertisements, packaging, and other mediums.  Primary responsibilities include wrapping vehicles, application of fleet graphics, wall murals, banners, rigid panel signs, and other signage including mounting and/or lamination of prints while ensuring the efficient production of quality, accurate graphics.  Completes graphic installations on windows, walls and vehicles, both in-house and at customer locations, throughout the Sothern California area. Assists with other print shop production non-large format materials as needed.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Completes installs efficiently without sacrificing quality of work.
  • Makes precise cuts with knife in vinyl without damaging surfaces.
  • Trains others in full vehicle wraps. (Box Trucks, Trailers, Small Trucks or Vans, and Passenger vehicles.)
  • Completes layout for graphic art and visual materials for promotions, advertisements, websites, packaging and other mediums.
  • Assists with setting production work schedule for processing requests. Able to plan and coordinate, on short notice, printing of rush jobs.
  • Operates printing production equipment as needed. Properly sets up various types of print jobs.
  • Prepares layout of digital print-ready files; determines media types, weights, finishes, and sizes for project application
  • Coordinates with Print Shop Manager for preparing job cost estimates and job specifics.
  • Develops Digital Printing Career Training Program for certification, and fulfills role of instructor.
  • Responsibilities include training employees or program participants; planning, assigning, and overseeing work; and reporting problems to Print Shop Manager or Director of Contract Services as appropriate.
  • Complies and ensures adherence to project requirements. Maintains a safe working environment through inspections and training.
  • Driving records must be acceptable by company’s insurance vendor. 
  • This job provides team leadership guidance to other print shop installer trainees or program participants (1-2 people).  

    Education & Experience

    • Team Lead experience.
    • Some college in graphics design preferred.
    • Minimum 3 years of directly related installation experience and prior vehicle wrapping of a minimum of 30 vehicles.
    • Demonstrated ability to operate light-duty hand tools, drills, saws, tape measures and be comfortable working on a ladder at heights.
    • Demonstrated ability to install wide-format vinyl prints on windows, walls, posts, ground surfaces, vehicles, and hang sign panels, as well as interior and exterior graphics and letters.
    • Strong communication, both oral and written, and interpersonal skills.
    • Intermediate to advanced skill in application of cut vinyl to various substrates.
    • Abilities to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
    • Mechanically inclined. 
    • Strong creative thinking skills.
    • Spanish / English bilingual preferred. 
    • Punctual and dependable attendance.
    • Free from alcohol and drug abuse. 
    • Understands the basic philosophy of Goodwill and participates fully in carrying out its mission. 
    • Adheres to Goodwill’s values of Respect, Integrity, Service, & Excellence. 
    • Formal certifications and/or training (3M, PDAA, Fellers, etc.) is preferred, but not required.


    Goodwill Industries in Southern California is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here:

    Goodwill gives preferential consideration to persons with barriers to employment.   Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Goodwill is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees. Employment decisions will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Immigration and Nationality Act, and any other characteristic protected by federal or state law.  

    Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disabilities

    In furtherance of our commitment to end discrimination against qualified disabled individuals, and in accordance with the provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and all regulations properly issued thereunder to protect the rights of qualified disabled persons, it is Goodwill's policy that no program or activity administered by it shall exclude from participation, deny benefits to or subject to discrimination any individual solely by reason of his or her disability.   Equal employment opportunity will be extended to qualified disabled persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including recruitment, hiring, upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination.   We further affirm that we will provide reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified disabled employee or applicant.  

    It is the policy of Goodwill to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment.  If you need assistance for accommodations to interview because of a disability, please notify the Human Resources Department. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a disability.

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