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East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 6210 

Occ. Group: 

Offset Press Helper

Expectations for All Employees

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in helping on Webb Press and operating small presses. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Assists in preparing Webb Press for operation.

Occasionally operates Webb Press under close supervision.

Operates small presses (10 x 15 offset).

Mixes and handles ink.

Prepares cut stock for insertion into larger presses.

Operates hand operated lift trucks.

Cleans and maintains presses and related machines.

Assists in binding.

Compares color of printer copy to art work or color samples.

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Ability to work until job demands are met.

Ability to operate presses 10 x 15 and larger.

Ability to perform preventive maintenance.

Ability to follow written and oral instructions. 

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. High school graduate or equivalent; plus two years experience on presses 10 x 15 and larger. 

Date         Skill         Eval            
5/1/83          3     4310231140

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. 

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