Printer's Assistant

Performs routine tasks in the production of printed materials.
Training time 12 weeks - 6 months
Average pay $46,709
Employment prospects Poor
Employment size 700

What does a Printer's Assistant do?

  • assisting with setting up, operating and adjusting machines
  • maintaining and lubricating printing and bindery machines
  • clearing waste and cleaning work areas and machines
  • folding, collating and fastening printed products by machine and hand
  • performing hand binding and finishing operations
  • operating specialised machines such as casing-in and mini binders, and automatic carton folding and gluing machines

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