Photoengraver Job Description Sample
Photoengraver (Electronic Pre-Press)
The position is located in the digital pre-press area of the Photoengraving Section, Office of Engraving. The Photoengraver focuses on digital pre-press production as related to United States currency production and the BEP's Miscellaneous Products program.
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This opportunity is also open to Status eligibles under Announcement 19-BEP-70. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.
As a Photoengraver (Electronic Pre-Press), you will:
Apply digital techniques to generate completed pre-press assignments using electronic publishing software and hardware.
Perform work on production assignments in compliance with existing workflow and production procedures. Assist fellow Photoengravers with projects and training as needed.
Provide input regarding the status of production assignments by means of the job tracking system.
Assist with the maintenance of equipment within the digital pre-press area. Keep the Photoengraver Supervisor advised of any problems or needs.
Assist the Photoengraver Supervisor in determining the needs of the digital pre-press area in terms of machinery, equipment, software, supplies, etc
Job family (Series)
4401 Miscellaneous Printing And Reproduction
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
- Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals.
Job requires hand and eye coordination, prolonged walking and standing, intermittent light to moderate lifting and ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; requires good eyesight and ability to perform appropriate functions in various lighting conditions. Work may require energetic arm movement when plates are processed by hand. In addition, the work requires frequent lifting and carrying of platemaking materials weighing up to 23 kilograms (50 pounds).
You must show in your experience in online application that you possess the knowledge, skill and abilities to perform the duties of the position. You must meet the screen-out element Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision, normally addressed at the beginning of the online questions. In addition, you must also obtain an average score of two (2) on all other elements for this position as addressed through the online question in order to be considered minimally qualified.
The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector. Be sure all experience is documented in your resume by indicating place of employment, job title, length of time performing the duties, and the name and contact information for the supervisor. We must be able to verify this experience in your resume in order for you to receive credit.
SUITABILITY, CLEARANCE & REQUIREMENTS: A background investigation will be required for all new hires.
Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for disqualification in the hiring process. The background investigation process conducted by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing is very thorough.
Therefore it is imperative that applicants exercise candor and honesty when answering background questionnaires, especially as it relates to arrest, employment, education, finances, illegal drug use, and/or other criminal history. Falsification discovered in security documents or during the background investigation process may result in an immediate negative suitability determination or immediate revocation of your interim clearance (if applicable).
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
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