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East Tennessee State University

Title Code:    6220 

Occ. Group:

Offset Press Operator

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 making production preparations, setting up and operating an offset press.  Performs other duties as assigned. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Calibrates color and shading with densitometer.

Matches and mixes ink.

Performs preventive maintenance.

Maintains supply of ink and chemicals.

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Willingness to work until job demands are met.

Ability to operate presses 35 x 22 and larger.

Ability to perform preventive maintenance.

Ability to follow 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; three years experience on sheet fed offset press equipment and 35 x 22 presses, OR equivalent specialized training.

Date        Skill         Eval            
5/1/83        7      6320332140

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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