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"Precision Printing Worker"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Perform variety of precision printing activities, such as duplication of microfilm and reproduction of graphic arts materials.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Precision Printing Worker"

1) Operates automatic processor to develop photographs, plates, or base material used in single or multicolor proofs.

2) Sets up and operates bindery equipment to cut, assemble, staple, or bind materials.

3) Maintains printing machinery and equipment.

4) Examines and inspects printed material for clarity of print and specified color.

5) Mixes powdered ink pigments, using matching book and measuring and mixing tools.

6) Reviews layout and customer order to determine size and style of type.

7) Measures density levels of colors or color guides on proofs, using densitometer, and compares readings to set standards.

8) Prints paper or film copies of completed material from computer.

9) Scans artwork, using optical scanner, which changes image into computer-readable form.

 

 

11) Hand rubs paper against printing plate to transfer specified design onto paper for use in etching glassware.

12) Operates offset-duplicating machine or small printing press to reproduce single or multicolor copies of line, drawings, graphs, or similar materials.


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13) Prepares microfiche duplicates of microfilm, using contact printer and developing machine.

14) Positions and aligns negatives to assemble flats for reproduction.

15) Compares test exposures to quality control color guides or exposure guides to determine data for exposure settings.

16) Puts flats into vacuum frame to produce aluminum plate, microfiche print, or single or multicolor proof.

17) Immerses exposed materials into chemical solutions to hand develop single or multicolor proofs, or printing plates.

18) Sets up and operates various types of cameras to produce negatives, photostats, or plastic or paper printing plates.

Job Description for "Precision Printing Worker" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-A        SOC:  51-5023.01