STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
CLASSIFICATION: SUPERVISOR OF REPRODUCING EQUIPMENT OPERATIONS II
Class Code: 8921-19 Date Established: 03-11-80
Occupational Code: 5-3-4 Date of Last Revision: 12-28-01
BASIC PURPOSE: To supervise all operational functions an offset printing operation with responsibility for quality and quantity of work performed and proper methods of operation and maintenance.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
o Supervises an offset printing operation including operating varying types of equipment, determining proper levels of paper stocks and other supplies, and instructing operators in a variety of techniques used in printing methods.
o Operates reproducing equipment during periods of volume production or when particularly exacting work is required.
o Instructs and supervises the operation of auxiliary equipment such as electric paper cutters, carbon arc plate making machines, electric collectors, blueprint machine, paper drill, folding machine and bindery equipment.
o Schedules work orders on a priority basis and sets up production schedules based on the work orders received.
o Insures that negatives, metal and plates are properly filed and stored for future reference.
o Performs basic maintenance on equipment such as cleaning, oiling and installation of minor replacement parts.
o Contacts state agency employees to discuss printing needs and resolve printing problems.
Skill: Requires skill in developing formats and procedures for special applications OR in investigating and reviewing the use of equipment and data for a specialized function.
Knowledge: Requires knowledge of business practices and procedures or technical training in a craft or trade, including working from detailed instructions, to apply knowledge in a variety of practical situations.
Impact: Requires responsibility for contributing to immediate, ongoing agency objectives by facilitating the direct provision of services to the public or other state agencies. Errors at this level result in inaccurate reports or invalid test results and require significant investment of time and resources to detect.
Supervision: Requires direct supervision of other employees doing work which is related or similar to the supervisor, including scheduling work, recommending leave, reviewing work for accuracy, performance appraisal, or interviewing applicants for position vacancies.
Working Conditions: Requires performing regular job functions in an environment which includes exposure to continuous physical elements or a number of disagreeable working conditions with frequent exposure to minor injuries or health hazards.
Physical Demands: Requires medium work, including continuous strenuous activities such as frequent reaching, bending, or lifting as well as performing work activities which require fine manual dexterity or coordination in operating machines or equipment.
Communication: Requires explaining facts, interpreting situations, or advising individuals of alternative or appropriate courses of action. This level also requires interviewing or eliciting information from state employees or members of the general public.
Complexity: Requires a combination of job functions to establish facts, to draw daily operational conclusions, or to solve practical problems. This level also requires providing a variety of alternative solutions where only limited standardization exists.
Independent Action: Requires objective assessment in analyzing and developing new work methods and procedures subject to periodic review and in making decisions according to established technical, professional or administrative standards.
Education: Associate degree from a recognized college or technical school with major study in printing operations or its equivalent. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.
Experience: Five years' experience in offset printing operations involving a variety of offset equipment, two years of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity. Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education.
License/Certification: None required.
RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Considerable knowledge of the processes relating to offset printing in single and multi-color copy from lithographic plates. Considerable knowledge of a variety of offset printing equipment. Considerable knowledge in the determination of stock levels to insure production line capabilities. Working knowledge of auxiliary equipment such as power paper cutters, carbon arc plate making machines and electric collators. Ability to supervise a group of Offset Press Operators and Reproducing Equipment Operators to insure maximum utilization of equipment. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, technical representatives and officials of user agencies. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority.
DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This class specification is descriptive of general duties and is not intended to list every specific function of this class title.
Last Updated 05/10/02