State of Washington Classified Job Specification
OFFSET PRINTER OPERATOR LEAD
Lead assigned Offset Printer Operators and perform printing and related work.
Regularly assign, instruct and check the work of employees; ensure quality reproduction standards;
Inspect negatives for quality and position negatives on flats for plate making;
Perform routine equipment maintenance and repair;
Perform the duties of an Offset Printer Operator;
May prepare paste-up for cameras;
May prepare plate and master files;
Perform related duties as required.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
Three years of full-time experience operating offset printing equipment with at least 11 X 18 inch plates. Completion of an offset reprographics/printer course may be substituted for up to one year of work experience.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Class Specification History
New class adopted January 23, 1984.
Revise class. Revises minimum qualifications; adopted July 2, 1990.
Revise class. Revises class code (formerly 3678), general revision, deletes distinguishing characteristics; adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.