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Job Details

First Pressman/Woman

Posted on Oct 14, 2020 by Makeda Press Ltd.

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 to $28.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Nov 22, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Makeda Press Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Registered Apprenticeship certificate

Experience

5 years or more

Additional Skills

Plan production methods

Work Setting

Commercial or in-house printers

Type of Press

Offset press

Specific Skills

  • Set up press and operate at slow speed to check samples
  • Remove and clean plates and cylinders at end of press run
  • Mount plates or cylinders and make necessary adjustments
  • Monitor regular press run for quality using computer control console
  • Fill ink fountains and control colour and viscosity
  • Review job orders to determine job specifications such as production time, colour sequence and quantities required, and advise press crew of these specifications

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Work Site Environment

  • Noisy
  • Odours

Transportation/Travel Information

Public transportation is available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

  • In shop
  • Urban area

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Nov 22, 2020

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The First Pressman/Woman is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Printing Press Operators
METHODICAL

Interest in comparing information to monitor regular press runs for quality consistency using computer control consoles, to make adjustments, and to check samples for ink coverage, alignment and registration; and in removing and cleaning plates at the end of press runs

OBJECTIVE

Interest in setting up and adjusting in-line binding and finishing equipment

directive

Interest in speaking with press crew to direct their activities and ensure that safety procedures are adhered to; and in reviewing job orders to determine job specifications, such as production time, colour sequence and quantities required, and in advising press crew of job specifications

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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