BD10 - Printing Equipment Operator I
General Nature of Work:
Operates printing, duplicating, bindery and/or automatic phototypesetting equipment.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
Positions assigned to this class operate printing, duplicating, bindery and/or automatic phototypesetting equipment for a majority of the work time.
Examples of Work:
(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)
Operates an offset printing press or phototypesetting machine; cleans, lubricates and makes adjustments and minor repairs to machines.
Sets up and operates lithographic camera; prepares lithographic plates using offset platemaker.
Prepares plates for offset presses using offset camera, metal platemaker and photo-direct processor.
Prepares camera-ready copy by stripping and opaqueing negatives, by opaqueing and highlighting film or by operating an automatic phototypesetting machine.
Operates, cleans and maintains blueprint or white developer machines used to photograph large maps; may serve as lead worker in a duplicating section preparing and binding large blue and white prints of maps and road plans.
Operates bindery/finishing equipment, automatic folders, inserters, collators, programmable cutters and other complex finishing equipment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)
Knowledge of offset printing or phototypesetting techniques and equipment.
Skill in operating, maintaining and repairing printing equipment and phototypesetting machines.
Ability to proofread complex printed materials.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
A high school diploma.
MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
A high school diploma.
MUSC Physical Requirements: