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Graphics Signage Technician – Denver International Airport

Graphics Signage Technician – Denver International Airport

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Open Date:

Apr 30, 2024


About Our Job

We are currently looking for a Graphic Technician to join our Facilities team at Denver International Airport. In this role you will perform graphics work in a full-service sign maintenance shop environment.

With competitive pay, great benefits, and endless opportunities, working for the City and County of Denver means seeing yourself working with purpose — for you, and those who benefit from your passion, skills and expertise. Join our diverse, inclusive and talented workforce of more than 37,000 DEN team members who are at the heart of what makes Denver, Denver. 

What we offer

The City and County of Denver offers a competitive salary commensurate with education and experience. The salary range for this position is $24.11 – $36.1 per hour. We also offer generous benefits for full-time employees which include but are not limited to: 

  • Competitive medical, dental and vision plans effective within 1 month of start date 

  • ShortTerm and Long-Term Disability 

  • Development & Career Growth Opportunities 

  • & so much more!!!

Location and Schedule

  • This position will report to our off site Denver International Airport Maintenance Facility located about 5 minutes from DIA

  • This position requires ten-hour days, four days a week, 100% on site

  • Mandatory extended/additional shifts are required for snow removal operations.

  • If staffing challenges occur, weather conditions warrant or an emergency crisis occurs, all DEN employees will be required to work extended hours and/or alternative shifts (includes nights, weekends, and holidays).

  • Shifts are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

7%-12% pay differential depending on shift assigned and equipment operated

What You'll Do

We are looking for someone to assist with the signage for the 53 square miles of our airport. You will be tasked with completing the entire process of creating, fabricating, producing, and installing signage. Additional duties include:

  • Performs signage work in a full-service signage shop environment. This includes graphics, layout, paint booth, sheet metal cutting, printer, welding, layout/graphic, and fabrication of a variety of signs to be used in various environments and lighting conditions

  • Operates a variety of graphic related machinery such as CNC, tig welder, paint booth, and other stationary equipment

  • Reads and interprets sketches, blueprints, and drawings

  • Performs signage layout/fabrication works in accordance with Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), and City & County of Denver regulations

  • Observes all common safety practices

  • Operates sign-maker computer production software and other tools/equipment used in producing signage such as Geber Omega design and output software tools i.e. printers, plotters, scanners, sublimation devices etc

  • Maintains shop equipment and keeps the working area clean

  • Uses HVLP spray gun to paint a variety of finishes in the paint booth such as acrylic enamels, acrylic polyurethanes and specialized paints for plastics

  • Installs signage to meet various local/federal government signage standards. Replaces or repairs damaged signage

  • Performs other duties as assigned

About You

What You’ll Bring

We value diversity of ethnicity, race, socioeconomic status, sexual identity, gender, religion, language, ability, and experience and exemplify this through the makeup of our team at all levels. You'll be right at home here if you cultivate strong relationships and push yourself, your work, the people around you and Denver to the next level. 

Our ideal candidate has some or all the following experience, skills, and characteristics:

  • Signage installation experience

  • Signage software experience

  • Experience operating heavy equipment for signage installation

Required Minimum Qualifications

We realize your time is valuable, so please do not apply unless you have the following minimum qualifications:

  • Education: Graduation from high school or the possession of a GED, HiSET or TASC Certificate

  • Experience:  Two (2) years of experience using computer or graphic software in a sign shop environment

  • Equivalency: Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements

  • Licenses:

    • This job requires driving. Requires a valid Driver’s License at the time of application

    • Requires a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL "B") with appropriate endorsements by the end of probation

    • Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment

FBI Background Check

FBI criminal background check is required for all positions at Denver International Airport (DEN). Employees are also required to report any felony convictions and/or moving violations to maintain this clearance and be eligible for continued employment. By position, a pre-employment physical/drug test may be required.


About DEN

Denver International Airport (DEN) is the third-busiest airport in the United States and one of the top ten busiest airports in the world, connecting our community globally through flight and business. DEN is the primary economic engine for the state of Colorado, generating more than $36.4 billion for the region annually and employing nearly 37,000 people. At DEN, we are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. We celebrate individuality and uplift all races, ethnicities, gender identities, national origins, ages, abilities, religion, and LGBTQIA+ communities. We know that our diversity makes us stronger, and we strive to keep diversity, equity and inclusion at the center of all that we do.  

Application Deadline

This position is expected to stay open until 3/18. Please submit your application as soon as possible and no later than 3/17 at midnight to ensure consideration 

About Everything Else

Job Profile

CJ3429 Graphics Signage Technician

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Position Type


Position Salary Range

$24.11 – $36.17

Starting Pay

Based on education and experience


Denver International Airport

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law. 

It is your right to access oral or written language assistance, sign language interpretation, real-time captioning via CART, or disability-related accommodations. To request any of these services at no cost to you, please contact with three business days’ notice.

Applicants for employment with the City and County of Denver must have valid work authorization that does not require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the U.S.

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$$24.11 - $36.17

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