Digital Press OperatorApply
Department: Consumer Services, Printing Services
FTE: 1.0 FTE
Competition No.: 13037-C
Salary Information: $3,098.55 to $4,182.97 per month (Operational Services, Phase 4). The starting salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Primary Purpose: The Digital Press Operator acts as lead hand in the press room and ensures quality printing services are provided in a timely manner.
Nature of Work: Reporting to the Assistant Director-Consumer Services, the Digital Press Operator directs workflow through the Digital room ensuring work is done in a timely manner, especially in times of high volume.
Typical Duties: This position: interprets work dockets to determine the appropriate printing requirements; operates press or digital equipment; keeps monthly records of digital equipment; programs files according to customer requests; manages the storage of digital job files; supervises the work of anyone else using digital equipment; coordinates repair and maintenance schedules with Xerox technicians; ensures the quality of production; ensures sufficient paper and chemical supplies, in keeping with work docket requests; maintains press room supplies inventory; prints high quality four color works using a single color print press; evaluates each stage of the printing process for quality of ink application and color density; adjusts the press or digital equipment for different sizes and weight of stock; checks all the rollers on the press regularly to ensure proper pressure settings; conducts regular maintenance of the press or digital equipment; understands, and supports through own work, the objectives and direction for the press room within PSDSD; assists the other presspersons and in other printing services areas as needed.
Education: A Graphic Arts or Print Technologist certificate
Experience: Minimum five years
experience. Experience operating IGEN 3, Docutech and Nuvera equipment would be
considered a definite asset. Problem-solving
experience with printing and digital equipment.
Skills: Solid problem-solving, communication and organizational skills, as well as the ability to attend to details are essential. The ability to exercise judgment and work effectively and cooperatively with others.
This position is in scope of CUPE 1975.
Please apply no later than January 29, 2013.
Inquiries regarding this position can be directed to Janet Horbay at 966-1412.
Be sure to apply online as emailed applications will not be accepted.
The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.