Continuous forms printer - Salary and Career
Graphic Printing Workers

Continuous forms printer - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They plan services for graphic printing and set up machines for printing. They perform graphic printing services, such as flat and rotary printing, digital printing, flexography, lithography, typography, letterset, chalcography, pad printing, rotograph printing and silkscreen printing. They work following technical and quality, safety, environmental, hygiene and health standards and procedures.

How much does an Continuous forms printer earn

A Continuous forms printer earns between $1.200 and $4.419 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.997 and a median salary of $1.673 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 1.440 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Continuous forms printer

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.997 23.961 499 9
1º Quartile 1.200 14.398 300 6
Median Salary 1.673 20.076 418 8
3º Quartile 3.370 40.438 842 16
Higher Salary 4.419 53.023 1.105 20

Professional job categories

  • Workers in the production of industrial goods and services
    • workers in the textile, tanning, clothing and graphic arts industries
      • graphics production workers
        • graphic printing workers

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Main workplaces

Graphic Printing Workers they operate in the segment of editing, printing and reproduction of recordings and in various business activities as salaried employees with a formal contract. They are organized individually under permanent supervision, in a closed environment and in shifts (day/night). They work under pressure, in uncomfortable positions for a long period of time and remain exposed to toxic materials, radiation and intense noise.

What does it take to work in the field of Graphic Printing Workers

In order to perform these occupations, a completed high school education and a professional qualification course of 200 to 400 class hours are required, given by institutions or schools specialized in the area. The full performance of activities takes up to one year of professional experience.

Functions and activities of Continuous forms printer

Graphic Printing Workers must:

  • adjust the printing machines;
  • print silkscreen;
  • print flexography, lithography, typography and letterset;
  • adjust machines for printing;
  • print in silkscreen;
  • adjust printing machines;
  • print on chalkography and pad printing;
  • rotogravure print;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • print flexo, litho, typography and letterset;
  • print flexography, litho, typography and letterset;
  • print in chalkography and pad printing;
  • adjusting machines for printing;
  • print rotogravure;
  • print in chalchography and pad printing;
  • print safely;
  • planning graphic printing services;
  • plan graphic printing services;
  • screen print (silkscreen);
  • print flat and rotating offset;
  • print in chalkography and pad printing;
  • print on silkscreen;
  • print fingerprint;
  • adjust machines for printing;

  • Activities

    • adjust cylinder temperature and roller pressure;
    • clean machines;
    • detail-oriented (visual acuity);
    • adjust scraper blade pressure and angle;
    • fix dies on the machine;
    • control physical and chemical values of wetting solutions;
    • adjust paper size and tension;
    • manually replace roller and press;
    • guide the work team regarding operational procedures;
    • fill ink cartridges;
    • mount the die on the machine;
    • attach scraper blade to machine;
    • use personal protective equipment;
    • fix relief plate in die cut and crease;
    • recording machine operating conditions and production progress;
    • manually fix matrix to branch;
    • adjusting the cylinder case;
    • adjust folder;
    • prepare matrix for printing;
    • fix screen to crate;
    • fill the machine with support (paper, plastics, tinplate);
    • adjust ink tint;
    • show self-organization;
    • send file for ripping (digital machine language transformation);
    • mark the mold on the rollers, pressing it into the die;
    • fill machine with support (paper, plastics, tinplate);
    • adjust rails;
    • prepare the bath for cleaning the matrix;
    • check specifications of materials and tools for printing;
    • evaluate the performance of the production team;
    • check compliance (font, image);
    • measure with a ruler the stops according to the specifications;
    • hinge the crate to the printing table;
    • adjust the size of printing machine;
    • adjust chip extractor;
    • conserve machines;
    • manually or automatically adjust the registration of printed material;
    • put the printed in the oven;
    • adjust output systems;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • show motor coordination;
    • adjust die wetting;
    • monitor the performance of the production team;
    • follow safety, environmental and work procedures;
    • order materials;
    • regular ink cartridge;
    • adjusting cylinder pressure;
    • receive files;
    • adjust cylinder pressure;
    • adjust the collet manually;
    • control visually or by instrument the tone and registration of the form;
    • add ink on canvas;
    • select print files;
    • put the print cylinders on the machine;
    • program machine;
    • adjust the pressure of the cylinders;
    • fix inkers on the machine;
    • attach the ink reservoir to the machine;
    • fix dies in the machine;
    • prepare the mold for printing;
    • add auxiliary products to the ink (thinners, dryers);
    • guid the work team regarding operational procedures;
    • adjust drying oven temperature;
    • take proofs;
    • manually or automatically adjust the square (side and front stops) of the printer;
    • analyze work order;
    • press the squeegee on the screen to print;
    • mark the paper according to the caliper measurements;
    • show initiative;
    • adjust rollers;
    • organize workplace;
    • visually control the level of wetting solutions;

    Sectors that hire Continuous forms printer the most in the job market

    • printing books, magazines and other periodicals
    • temporary labor lease
    • printing material for other uses
    • plastic material packaging manufacture
    • general building material retail trade
    • wholesale of machinery and equipment for industrial use
    • packing and packaging under contract
    • manufacture of paper products, cardboard, cardboard and corrugated cardboard
    • newspaper printing
    • edition integrated to the printing of records, lists and other graphic products

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