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WEB PRESS OPERATOR JOB DESCRIPTION, DUTIES & TASKS

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WEB PRESS OPERATOR JOB DESCRIPTION, DUTIES & TASKS


SIMPLE CAREER TASKS, DUTIES, ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

This job description (JD) describes the core job duties of web press operator occupation:

MAIN JOB ROLES (CAREER TASKS):

1) Makes ready operates multiunit, web-fed rotary press to print newspapers, books, and periodicals according to written specifications.

2) Locks printing plates on printing cylinder and threads loose end of paper supply roll web through & around rollers to cutter folder.

3) Adjusts compensators to guide paper over rollers cylinders.

4) Inspects printed sheets visually after registration or position printing and readjusts guides controls to rectify spacing errors.

5) Adjusts feed controls to rotate cylinder into position where plate locking mechanism is accessible.

6) Unlocks plates and replaces with make-over plates according to directions marked on plate regarding location time of printing.

7) Rethreads paper through press if web breaks press stops automatically if web breaks readjusts tension rollers.

8) Operates pasting device to splice end of new paper roll to depleted roll.

9) Inspects printed material visually during production readjusts controls to correct irregular ink distribution, faulty cuts or folds.

10) Replaces cutting blades, worn or damaged ink rolls, and fills ink wells.

11) Cleans, inspects, and lubricates moving parts of press.

12) May supervise instruct apprentices.

13) May load supply rolls of paper in press at beginning during run.

14) May be designated Tension Regulator print. and pub. when installing paper rolls in press and adjusting controls to regulate tension of paper; or Color-Control Operator print. pub. when adjusting ink controls to secure specified color registration.

15) May operate press from central control console..

* OTHER WORK DUTIES MAY BE DESCRIBED BASED ON THE BUSINESS/INDUSTRY NEEDS FROM - WEB PRESS OPERATOR - POSITION.


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