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Arizona Public Service Senior Print Shop Operator in PHOENIX, Arizona

Senior Print Shop Operator

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Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: PHOENIX, AZ, US, 85034

Company: APS

Arizona Public Service generates clean, reliable and affordable energy for 2.7 million Arizonans. Our service territory stretches across the state, from the border town of Douglas to the vistas of the Grand Canyon, from the solar fields of Gila Bend to the ponderosa pines of Payson. As the state’s largest and longest-serving energy provider, our more than 6,000 dedicated employees power our vision of creating a sustainable energy future for Arizona.

Since our founding in 1886, APS has demonstrated a strong commitment to our customers in one of the country’s fastest growing states, earning a reputation for customer satisfaction, shareholder value, operational excellence and business integrity.

Our present and future success depends on the creative and dedicated people of our company who demonstrate the principles outlined in the APS Promise: Design for Tomorrow, Empower Each Other and Succeed Together.


The Senior Print Shop Operator will set-up and operate full range of offset presses and related equipment to produce complex full color printed materials. Perform routine maintenance and adjustments on printing and bindery equipment.

Experience on 4-6 color half-size offset printing press producing multi-color work; dot-to-dot registration; trap colors; spot varnish; print large solids; aqueous coating; pack the blanket and/or plate cylinder to register colors between units; print duotones and full reverses; convert from single-sided to two-sided printing and return. A high-level of analytical and problem solving skills is required. Flexibility to adapt to changing work properties; work in noisy environment; willingness to work nights and overtime; interact effectively and courteously with all levels of personnel, customers, vendors, and other parties; and vision sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job.

Must also be able to operate both bindery and small offset press equipment, this includes, performing cutting, folding, etc. Performs routine maintenance and adjustments on bindery and printing equipment as required.

Minimum Requirements

Three (3) years of large press and multi color work experience. High-level of analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to transport materials weighing up to 50 lbs.

Preferred Experience:

Experience with offset presses, sizes above 19X25

Experience with multi color (CYMK) printers

Shift schedule:

Monday through Friday 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm (overtime required based on business need)

Major Accountabilities

1) Plan assigned jobs effectively to maximize production and operate equipment safely and efficiently in order to minimize production costs and produce high quality work within required time frames and job requirements..

2) Set-up and operate standard, single or multi-color offset presses with sheet feed system to produce high-quality printed bulletins, brochures, charts, graphs, photographs, etc. within required time frames.

3) Apply chemical agents and dampening solutions such as inks and protective coatings; install printing plates and adjust feed, inking and paper guides to maintain print quality according to materials being produced; complete necessary paperwork

4) Operate small offset press equipment to produce specialized printing materials.

5) Perform minor, routine maintenance on equipment.

6) Perform bindery operations to bind, fold, scoring, perforating and bundling magazines, booklets, pamphlets, directories, etc.; collate, stack, and pack printed material for delivery.

Export Compliance / EEO Statement

This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, 'U.S. Export Control Laws'). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person.

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ('Pinnacle West') maintain a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. This policy of nondiscrimination shall include, but not be limited to, recruiting, hiring, promoting, compensating, reassigning, demoting, transferring, laying off, recalling, terminating employment, and training for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, disability, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other classification or characteristic protected by law.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to EEO is the Law poster. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of every person hired to work in the United States, refer to E-Verify poster. View the employee rights and responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Arizona Public Service is a smoke free workplace.

Location-Based Role:

This position requires employees to work at the (Location), with some flexibility. Flexibility will be determined with the hired employee and leadership.