Details for Help Wanted: Offset press operator at The Sun Chronicle


The Sun Chronicle is seeking an experienced Goss Urbanite offset press operator with thorough knowledge of offset printing procedures. This position is 5-days a week, second shift, with no Saturdays.

Responsibilities include

1. Setting up, adjusting, operating and maintaining a Goss Urbanite press

2. Maintaining ink/water balance for color consistency

3. Outputting plates in prepress department

4. Performing routine maintenance, testing and troubleshooting on equipment in both the pressroom and prepress department

5. Keeping the press work area neat, clean and organized

Other projects or tasks as assigned

Physical requirements

1. Able to move /lift 75 lbs. frequently and 50 lbs. constantly

2. Push/pull up to 50 lbs. occasionally

3. Ability to be on feet continuously for 6-8 hour periods

4. Ability to climb steps on a regular basis


1. Thorough knowledge of Goss Urbanite Press printing procedures

2. Must have had previous experience in running a web offset

press and possess a good knowledge of press and folder setups

3. Ability to follow oral and written directions

4. Computer skills helpful

5. Attention to detail, well organized and a self-starter

Salary dependent on experience.

Please send an email with your interest and experience, or your resume to: and