Profession advertising installer

Advertising installers attach posters and other advertisement materials on buildings, buses and underground transport and in other public places such as shopping malls, in order to attract the attention of passersby. They use equipment to climb buildings and reach higher places, following health and safety regulations and procedures.

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Personality Type


  • Outdoor advertising

    Types and characteristics of advertising performed in the public domain such as on street furniture, public transportation vehicles, stations and airports and on billboards.

  • Risks of elevated advertising structures

    The hazards and risks to which the advertising installer is exposed to in the process of installing and removing posters such as falling from heights, having platforms with no guardrail or accidents from manual handling of materials and tools.


  • Use personal protection equipment

    Make use of protection equipment according to training, instruction and manuals. Inspect the equipment and use it consistently.

  • Set up advertising material

    Prepare the urban furniture and fix the advertising material to it, following all safety precautions and working standards. Check the lighting and overall appearance and identify possible defects during the application procedure.

  • Hang advertising posters

    Collect advertising posters and hang them on the respective advertising space. Affix posters in a professional manner, without folds, moulds, or overlaps.

  • Set up advertising street furniture

    Place new devices and equipment to be used as advertising furniture in urban areas such as free-standing panels or public benches.

  • Clean glass surfaces

    Use cleaning products to clean any surface covered by glass, especially windows.

  • Apply company policies

    Apply the principles and rules that govern the activities and processes of an organisation.

  • Ensure maintenance of the advertising furniture

    Regularly inspect, clean and maintain the advertising panels and related furniture such as public benches, streetlights, recycling bins for glass or batteries and bus stations panels.

  • Remove posters

    Remove worn, overdue or unwanted posters and dispose of them properly.

Optional knowledge and skills

operate aerial work platforms work in outdoor conditions use power tools drive vehicles clean street furniture follow safety procedures when working at heights manage routine waste graffiti removal techniques waste management advertising techniques electronics principles select hazard control handle chemical cleaning agents

Source: Sisyphus ODB