Printing Services Assistant Duties
This is entry-level work, training in the various aspects of
a university printing department.
An employee in this class is responsible for assisting in
the area of the pressroom, the bindery, and general business
operations. Work is performed under close supervision.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Trains in the basics of printing services by working with
skilled craftsmen in various areas of printing.
Receives all incoming supplies; records all paper inventory
in the warehouse and in the manager's office.
Checks shipment invoice against purchase order and processes
Stacks paper shipments in the warehouse using a forklift.
Operates Heidelberg and C & P letter presses.
Cuts all paper needed for jobs; trims completed jobs;
carries jobs from the press area to the bindery.
Ships out all printed materials from the printing
Performs related duties as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from a standard high school or vocational school,
supplemented by some experience in physical labor; or an
equivalent combination of training and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of simple mathematics.
Skill in keeping records.
Skill in operating a forklift.
Ability to operate a paper cutter; ability to learn the
different paper cuts and trims required by the bindery.
Ability to learn paper stock and inventory systems.