DUPLICATING MACHINE OPERATOR III 0112
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
Under general supervision, an employee in this class performs skilled work in the production of a variety of printed documents. The major responsibility of the work is the performance of the more skilled and complex tasks involved in offset printing or high speed copying equipment. The incumbent is responsible for training new employees and for maintaining production controls. Work is performed under the technical guidance and administrative supervision of the Print Ship Supervisor or other assigned supervisory personnel, and is reviewed through discussion and observation of completed assignments. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Participates in producing a variety of forms, charts, letterheads, reports and other materials; cuts, binds, folds and packs finished work;
Operates large printing equipment;
Operates high speed copying equipment;
Assists in the maintenance of inventory control within the department;
Maintains required records as to the production of work;
Makes minor repairs and adjustments to duplicating machines when necessary;
May meet with department representatives to discuss printing requirements;
May supervise a small print shop staff.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Thorough knowledge of the operation, limitations and adaptabilities of offset presses, duplicators, binders, and related equipment; good knowledge of paper stocks, inks, chemicals and related printing materials; skill in operating offset and bindery machinery; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to maintain routine records and to prepare reports; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Three (3) years of experience in the operation of offset duplicating equipment, high speed networked copying or bindery equipment.
NOTE: One (1) year of vocational training in offset printing from a recognized school will be substituted for one (1) year of the above experience.
One (1) year of permanent competitive status as a Duplicating Machine Operator II.