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The Institutional Printer is responsible for printing forms, pamphlets, and other requested materials and may assist or oversee layout design. This position is governed

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Special Job Requirements:

Exposure to hazardous chemicals and subjected to excessive noise from machinery in the performance of job duties. Occasional overtime may be required.

Typical Functions:

Receives and reviews job orders, determines materials needed, and sets up and operates printing presses, plate making equipment, paper cutting, drilling, and folding machines to print and produce request orders. Controls press while printing to ensure quality and proper number of copies and examines sample sheet to determine printing defects. Performs preventive maintenance on presses by oiling, replacing belts, and making minor repairs. Cleans machine, equipment, and work area. Contacts service personnel for major repairs. Inventories and orders supplies and makes capital equipment requests as needed. Assists and trains new employees. Plans work schedule, assigns work, and reviews finished print jobs. Oversees maintenance and repair of printing equipment and supply inventory. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of printing operations and procedures. Knowledge of form/graphic design. Ability to assign and coordinate work activities and monitor the performance of co-workers and/or subordinates. Ability to operate and maintain printing equipment. Ability to maintain inventory and requisition supplies. Ability to review print orders, determine materials needed, and produce a finished product.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of advanced training in printing techniques and practices; plus one year of experience in the printing trade.

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