JOUR­NEY­MAN PRESMAN (Two Open­ings) – Maine To­day Me­dia, South Portland, Maine

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The Job Du­ties of a Jour­ney­man Press­man in­clude all ar­eas of the Press­room and Platemak­ing de­part­ment. Cold off­set press­man with au­to­mated reg­is­ter and ink sys­tems, spray bars, and flying pasters.


1.Pre­pares and op­er­ates press equip­ment in­clud­ing but not limited to all equip­ment used to pro­duce MTM prod­ucts. Ar­eas of com­pe­tency in­clude, but are not limited to:

Per­form­ing all func­tion re­quired to Prep rolls of pa­per for the night. Per­form­ing all func­tions re­quired in the op­er­a­tion of the pasters Per­form­ing all func­tions to of set­ting all rollers in press. Per­form­ing stan­dard main­te­nance on all press equip­ment. Per­form­ing all func­tions to work on the press, fold­ers and press con­trols. 2.Keeps press­room and plate room ar­eas clean and free of de­bris. 3.Keep equip­ment cleaned and well main­tained to man­u­fac­turer’s spec­i­fi­ca­tion; works closely with Plant Main­te­nance as nec­es­sary to achieve these goals. 4.Com­plete work as pri­or­i­tized to meet dead­lines.

5.En­sures all printed product meet qual­ity stan­dards for news­pa­per pro­duc­tion. 6.Com­mu­ni­cates with col­leagues, cus­tomers and ven­dors in a cour­te­ous and pro­fes­sional man­ner.

7.Un­der­stand and pro­motes safety pro­ce­dures in­clud­ing LOTO and Haz­ard Com­mu­ni­ca­tion.


1.Tech­ni­cal skills in­clud­ing:

Com­ple­tion of ap­pren­tice­ship over­seen by the ap­pren­tice com­mit­tee. Com­ple­tion of on­line cor­re­spon­dence course.

Pro­fi­ciency with press­room and plate room sys­tems.

2.Takes ini­tia­tive.

3.Re­spon­sive and fol­lows tasks through to com­ple­tion.

4.Team player and col­lab­o­ra­tor.

5.Strong or­ga­ni­za­tional and time man­age­ment skills.

6.Strong tech­ni­cal trou­bleshoot­ing and prob­lem solv­ing skills. 7.Strong ver­bal com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills. ED­U­CA­TION / EX­PE­RI­ENCE:

High School diploma/GED re­quired, with a strong me­chan­i­cal back­ground. To ap­ply, visit (or copy and paste into your browser): http://job­view.mon­ 700799001001&jobPo­si­tion=1

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