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PRINTER

SUMMARY:

The Printer is responsible for printing forms, pamphlets, and other requested materials. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.

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 performing 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.

SPECIAL JOB DIMENSIONS:

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

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 EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of experience in the printing trade.

Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education.

OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.


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