Assistant Press Operator Salary in United States

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Average Salary for Assistant Press Operator in United States

The average salary of a(n) Assistant Press Operator in United States is $39,871.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Assistant Press Operator in United States is $19.17.

The average bonus of a(n) Assistant Press Operator in United States is $602.00.

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Assists Offset Press Technicians--prepares, operates, and keeps sheet-fed or web offset printing press maintained by inserting packing sheets on plate cylinder to build up plate to printing height, fastening reinforcing bars to offset blankets, and installing plates and blankets on press cylinders, using hand tools and power tools, to achieve pressure required for printing. Makes adjustment to press machine parts, such as feeder and delivery mechanisms, suction grippers, guides, feed wheels, jogging devices, tapes, and cams, using hand tools. Positions skid of unprinted sheets on feed device of sheet-fed press, using hand truck or electric lift-truck, or lifts and positions roll of paper in feed mechanism of web press, using chain hoist. Fills ink and dampening solution fountains of press. Observes press operation to detect machine malfunctions and examines printed copy for ink density, position on paper, and registration, and adjusts press or notifies technician when malfunction occurs. Removes loaded skid of printed material from stacking mechanism, using hand truck, and replaces loaded skid with empty skid. Assists in removing and replacing worn rollers and adjusting pressure between rollers of press, using hand tools. Washes press and cleans ink and ink distributing rollers and ink fountains, using ink solvent and cleaning mechanism on press. Keeps daily time, production, and material usage reports. Less

Assists Offset Press Technicians--prepares, operates, and keeps sheet-fed or web offset printing press maintained by inserting packing sheets on plate cylinder to build up plate to printing height, fastening reinforcing bars to offset blankets, and installing plates and blankets on... More

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