State of Washington Classified Job Specification
Operates camera, develops film and makes line and halftone negatives;
Makes color separations for four-color process printing;
Prepares zinc plates for 25x38 or larger press;
Performs opaquing, stripping, marking, and other detailed processes; performs extensive retouching of illustrations to eliminate flaws and to bring work into accord with original;
Performs related duties as required.
Knowledge and Abilities
Ability to: analyze and produce the desired or best possible product utilizing a variety of methods, techniques, and materials necessary to accomplish the product; supervise staff.
Four years of experience in the printing trade including two years of photolithographic work; or equivalent experience to qualify for journey standing.
Class Specification History
Revise Title: 10-12-73
Revise MQ: 7-2-90
General revision. Revises class code (formerly 3625), typical work, minimum qualifications; adds knowledge and abilities; effective July 1, 2007.