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East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 7395 

Occ. Group: 414.976 

Printing Technician

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 assisting supervisor, working in bindery, and performing related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Assists in preparing job orders which consists of figuring the approximate amount of supplies the job will require.

Assists in figuring the actual cost of labor and supplies for each completed job.

Works in bindery operating folders, trimmers, staplers, collators, etc.

Operates offset press as necessary.

Performs other work as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of general overall print shop activities required in preparing job orders and figuring costs.

Knowledge of materials and supplies used in a print shop.

Knowledge of bindery equipment and offset press operations.

Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.

Ability to prepare printing job orders and costs of supplies and labor statements.

Ability to operate bindery equipment and offset press.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees. 

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. Completion of the tenth grade. Experience in offset printing. 

Date         Skill         Eval            
10/1/80         4     423013113

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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