Full Time: Sign Shop Foreman with Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, IN

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Facility Operations/Event Staff: Conversion Crew
The iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway seeks a team-oriented Sign Shop Foreman with Sign Industry experience. The ideal candidate will love managing projects and supervising others while working at a historic motorsports facility. This position is responsible for a wide range of duties related to the production, installation and post-production of facility signage.


  • Works with project management software to track progress of jobs, timing, material used and status of open jobs.
  • Advises on cost effective and feasible project execution.
  • Work closely with the Creative department to ensure brand standards are maintained on all signage.
  • With the Supervisor, provides support for Facilities Department. 
  • Uses computer programs to generate or recreate logos, text, and other graphic designs.
  • Designs, cuts, and applies signage of various types.
  • Installs signage and creates structures for support of such signage.
  • Reads work order or receives instruction from supervisor regarding specific tasks assigned.
  • Creates and/or designs specific detailed drawings or logos for reproduction on specialized equipment.
  • Measures specific dimensions for sign placement and/or design size - either during creation of designs or on site of where installation will occur.
  • Cuts material for installation of design (plastic, wood, metal or other) using handsaws, table saws and/or other equipment.
  • Scans drawings and/or designs into several computer applications for reproduction of some or all original drawing or design.
  • Cuts material either by hand or plotting devices to create vinyl and other materials in certain shapes or patterns to be incorporated for specific signage or design application.
  • Prints logos or designs on vinyl material by use of specialized sign equipment and proprietary computer programs.
  • Cleans and or prepares surfaces of objects or materials that will receive such signage and or designs, using cleaning chemicals and other methods.
  • Uses ladders, and/or lifts to apply signage in some situations.
  • Removes old or outdated signage from existing structures and/or objects.
  • Advises, maintains and repairs equipment and software used in creation of signage and/or designs (computers, plotters, printers, general equipment).
  • Works with outside vendors and/or technicians responsible for providing equipment and/or supplies for all areas of related work.
  • Files and/or maintains filing of work orders, design printouts, and all other information pertaining to work orders and/or work requests of this department.
  • Maintains an inventory of supplies and/or materials for production of signage.
  • Enthusiasm for and commitment to the company and the Vision, Mission and Values.
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor. The Facilities Department is responsible for the entirety of the grounds and buildings at IMS.  Due to the sometimes-unpredictable nature of being a multi-event facility, all members of the Facilities team may be required to occasionally help with responsibilities outside their normal job description.

Supervisory Responsibilities
  • Supervisor of one to two full-time staff plus one or more part-time staff.
  • Two-year relevant technical training or Associates degree from an accredited college/university preferred
  • A minimum of five years practical experience required.
  • Minimum of three years supervisory experience.
  • Must have good customer service skills with a pleasant demeanor, be a go-getter and team player.
  • Must have strong leadership skills.
  • Must have knowledge of the following or similar software: Omega graphics software, Efficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Flexi Print Production Manager, Word and excel.
  • High integrity, dependability and confidentiality with strong people skills.
  • Innovative thinker, proactive and self-starter.
  • Computer experience, knowledge of sign industry and/or design background.
  • General mathematic skills such as reading of measuring devices, decimal conversion of inches, cost figuring, figuring square feet or area at a high school graduate level.
  • Able to act with urgency to solve problem.
  • Detail oriented, excellent time management, highly organized and able to handle multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Embodies the values of The Hulman Way: Own Results. Take Initiative. Value Diversity. Stay Resilient & Solution-Oriented. Act with Integrity. Speak Plainly. Build Relationships. Nurture Talent.
Travel/Work Hours
  • No travel required
  • Must be able to work overtime and weekends

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • The ability to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Constant standing, walking, stooping, kneeling and repeated bending.
  • Constant reaching high/low/level and repetitive twisting or pressure involving wrists or hands.
  • Frequent use of ladders/scaffold/lifts.
  • Specific vision abilities include distinguishing basic shades and colors.

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.

  • Employee will frequently work outdoors, which requires physical strength and stamina to endure extreme heat, cold, rain and other conditions.
  • Work on site may be dirty, dusty, muddy and/or under noisy conditions.
  • Position requires working in cramped spaces, and at heights.
  • The employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles. It is required that the employee wear an IMS supplied respirator.
  • The noise level in the work environment can be loud, due to professional racing events. 

Full-time employees of Hulman & Company enjoy a very competitive benefit package. Benefits include:

  • Medical, including tax-advantaged Health Savings Account
  • Dental & Vision
  • 401K with company match up to 5%
  • Paid Vacation, Personal & Sick Days, 10 Paid Holidays
  • Company Paid Life Insurance with an option to purchase additional voluntary life, accident and critical illness insurance.
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • On-site Workout Facility
  • Complimentary tickets to major IMS events.
  • Company provides uniform and boots (every 2 years) for this position.
  • Employees also enjoy various supplier and sponsor discounts.

Hulman & Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities and/or events.

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