Friday, December 18, 2009

The State (Columbia, SC) looking for a press operator

The State newspaper is advertising for a press operator.  From the ad:


Operates in all areas of plate, reel and pressroom functions, including loading newsprint, installing plates, and operating press console, folder and ink-setting system. Performs routine maintenance of press, mixes ink, operates water and ink controls, inspects paper visually for quality. Cleans press units and related components.


Two years lithograhpic or offset print and knowledge of ink mixing and process color procedures required. Goss Headiner Offset/Metro press and folder experience preferred.  Excellent mathematical aptitude, mechanical and communication skills are essential. Must be able to lift up to 90 pounds and work effectively in a deadline-driven environment. High school diploma or equivalent is required. Work schedule rotates five nights per week, including weekends. Shift typically starts at 8:30 p.m. and runs until approximately 4 a.m.

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