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9471 – Plateless printing equipment operators

Plateless printing equipment operators operate laser printers, computerized high speed colour copiers and other printing machines to print text, illustrations and designs on a wide variety of materials such as paper, plastic, glass, leather, and metal. They are employed in rapid printing services, newspaper and magazine publishing companies, commercial printing companies and in manufacturing and other establishments that have in-house printing facilities.


Index of titles

Example titles

Balloon printer

Blueprint blocker

Blueprint developer

Blueprinting machine operator

Box printer – printing

Box, case and lining printer

Box-printing machine operator

Braille duplicator

Braille printer

Braille-impressing machine operator

Colour and large copier operator

Colour copier operator

Colour photocopier operator

Colour photocopy operator

Copy, staple and glue machine operator

Die stamper – printing

Electronic printing machine operator

Electronic sign maker operator

Embossing printer

Embossing-imprinting machine operator

Engraving machine operator – printing

Floorcovering printer

Glove printer

High speed printer operator

Label printer

Laser printer operator

Machine advertising signs printer

Machine marker

Machine shotgun-shell printer

Machine sign printer

Machine sign writer

Offline-printing machine operator

Photocopying machine tender

Plastic printer

Pochoir silk-screen printing machine operator

Printer operator – printing

Printer-slotter operator

Printer-slotter tender

Printing machine operator – printing

Proofsheet approver – printing

Quick print machine operator

Ruling machine operator – printing

Screen print operator

Screen printing machine operator – printing

Shotgun-shell-printing machine tender

Silk-screen printing machine operator

Silk-screen tender – printing

Silk-screening machine operator

Steel die printer

Stencil silk-screen printing machine operator

Tabulating cards printer

Tag-printing machine tender

Tape rule printer

Transfer machine tender – printing

Transfer press operator

Wallpaper printer

Wallpaper sample sheet cutter-marker

Wallpaper sample sheet marker

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

Review work order to determine job specifications, such as ink colour and quantity required

Set up and make adjustments to printing machine, such as filling ink or paint reservoirs and loading stock

Input codes and key in programming data on console keyboard of computerized machines

Operate and monitor printing machines during print run and make adjustments as required

Clean machines and replace worn parts.

Employment requirements

Completion of secondary school may be required.

Completion of college or other specialized courses in printing may be required.

On-the-job training is provided.


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