Assistant Press Operator - Jarvis Press

  • Company: R R Donnelley
  • Posted: January 09, 2017
  • Reference ID: 205816

Jarvis Press in Dallas, TX has an immediate opening for an Assistant Offset Press Operator with sheet fed and/or web press experience.  Work schedule is day shift for 10 hours, four days/week with overtime as needed.


Set up, adjust, operate, and maintain single or multi-color offset printing press to print single-color, two-color, and/or multi-color work which includes large solids, screen tints, line and halftones with critical color values and registration requirements ranging from hairline to critical, or operate similarly situated equipment that applies a variety of non-ink based coatings to a paper web or sheet stock.  Review job specifications to determine the press setup according to the imposition of the run (sheet wise or work and turn).  Perform all make-ready tasks associated with the type of press operated such as hanging plates or installing cylinders, examining plates/cylinders for imperfections and checking for correct positioning of images, prepping blankets, adjusting tension and register, etc.  Make necessary color corrections and/or press adjustments prior to production run to meet and maintain the quality specifications of the work.  Clean, lubricate, and maintain the press, making minor repairs and replacing worn or broken parts as required.  Perform periodic maintenance recommended by the manufacturer.

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