Classification and Compensation

IOWA STATE BOARD OF REGENTS
REGENTS MERIT SYSTEM

Class Title: PRESS OPERATOR II
Class Code: 7421
Pay Grade: 207

General Class Description

Under general supervision. operates, maintains, and makes minor repair on large and small offset duplication equipment to reproduce high quality single and multicolored copies of various materials. Work is highly skilled, assignments require perfect registration.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Operates large multiple head offset printing press to reproduce high quality one color and multicolored materials utilizing half tones, screen., solids, and line copy requiring perfect registration. 
  2. Trains employees in lower classifications in related work. 

Related Duties

  1. Operates offset duplicating press to reproduce high quality one color and multicolored materials utilizing half tones, screens, solids and line copy. 
  2. Operates large offset duplicating press to reproduce one color line copy materials. 
  3. Operates roll-fed press to reproduce materials. 
  4. Sets up press with appropriate master, mixes ink, runs samples and makes adjustments to machine until impressions are desired quality. 
  5. Makes judgments relative to quality printing requiring substantial knowledge of printing techniques. 
  6. Works in other departments on emergency basis, if qualified. 
The tasks listed under the heading of Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities are examples of the variety and general nature of duties performed by employees in positions allocated in the class. The list is descriptive only and should be used for no other purpose. It is not intended that any position include every duty listed nor is it intended that related duties cannot be required.

Class Specifications

Two years of experience operating offset or similar duplicating equipment.   
Revision Effective: 1986-10-01
The tasks listed under the heading of Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities are examples of the variety and general nature of duties performed by employees in positions allocated in the class. The list is descriptive only and should be used for no other purpose. It is not intended that any position include every duty listed nor is it intended that related duties cannot be required.
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