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Job Description:

  • 1) Makes ready and operates cylinder-type printing press: Verifies size, color, and type of paper and color of ink from job order.

  • 2) Cleans inking rollers with solvent and replaces them in press, using handtools.

  • 3) Adjusts controls to regulate volume of ink.

  • 4) Packs impression cylinder with tissue or folio.

  • 5) Adjusts delivery tapes, and positions and locks form on bed or cylinder of press.

  • 6) Directs CYLINDER-PRESS FEEDER in adjustment of feed guides, grippers, and elevator, or hand-feeding press.

  • 7) Starts press and runs off proofsheet.

  • 8) Examines proof to determine off-level areas, variation in ink volume, register slippage, indications of offsetting, and color register.

  • 9) Adjusts press controls, inking fountains, and automatic feeders, and repacks cylinder with overlay to equalize off-level areas as required.

  • 10) May register forms and mix colors.

  • 11) May make overlay for half-tone shades.

  • 12) May operate cylinder press equipped with cutting attachment or may replace type dies with cutting dies to cut or shape paper or paperboard.

  • 13) May operate more than one press.

  • 14) May be designated according to kind of material printed as Check Imprinter; Envelope-Press Operator I; Label-Press Operator I; size of press as Pony-Cylinder-Press Operator.

  • 15) Important variations may be indicated by trade names of machine used.




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DOT:   651.362-010

Job Number: 2682