Press Operator I

Great Falls, MT, USA Req #5561

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

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Press Operator I

Gannett Publishing Services

Great Falls, MT

The Great Falls Tribune is looking for a full-time Press Operator to assist with the night
production. The work includes preparing the presses for production, including
pre-press, operating the presses or any of their components, cleaning the
presses and the pressroom, maintaining the mechanical readiness of the presses,
and other duties as assigned. Every member of the pressroom staff constantly
strives to achieve the following goals, and the contribution of every press
operator is necessary for success:

  • Optimum quality of printed products.
  • Observance of all scheduled start and stop times.
  • Conservation of material resources, especially newsprint.
  • A clean and safe working environment.


This position requires a high school education or equivalent. Experience in web offset
printing is desirable, although production experience of any kind may be
helpful. Mechanical ability and familiarity with computers is preferred.
Candidates should have the ability to adapt to change, prioritize work, handle
multiple tasks, remain flexible and interact with people while demonstrating
patience. You must be able to lift/carry up to 100 pounds. Must be able to
push/pull up to 2000 pounds. A press operator spends most working hours on
his/her feet. In addition to long periods of standing, a press operator is
required to climb stairs on the four-level press structure. Operators engaged
in press maintenance and some cleaning activities will be required to stoop,
kneel, crouch and crawl. They often work in confined areas. Color vision is

This position is full-time shift work, which may include scheduled nights, weekends, and


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