Senior Printing Technician

  Media Operations Centers
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1273
Date Posted:May 17, 2017
Closing Date:May 25, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Media
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Media Operations Centers:

Media Operations Centers (MOCs) is a U.S. Embassy Funded Project, operating in four Afghan Universities namely Kabul, Balkh, Herat, and Kandahar Universities. Its Mission is to improve the skills of journalism students at mentioned universities in the areas of print, radio, and television reporting.

Job Summary:

The printing Technician will work under the Media Operations Center (MOC) who inspects and examines printed products for print clarity, color accuracy, conformance to specifications, and external defects.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Ensuring the timely provision of technical supports and services to enable the smooth operation of Printing studios, classrooms, workshops, and other facilities as assigned.

Working in conjunction with Academic and other staff to plan and provide the necessary materials, equipment and technical assistance required by staff, students and clients of the host university.

Provide and facilitate the training programs on the usage of Printing studio equipment.

Handling printers, printing machines, software and computers in Printing studios to produce, design, edit and print paper-work products.

Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Ensuring operation of printing equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements.

Starting and operating printing machines.

Designing paper related products, such as posters, newspapers, magazines, etc.

Repairing, cleaning, maintaining, or adjusting equipment.

Following manufacturer's instructions

Inspecting and examine printed products for print clarity, color accuracy, conformance to specifications, and external defects.

Examining job orders to determine details such as quantities to be printed, production times, stock specifications, colors, and color sequences.

Obtaining approval of concept by submitting rough layout for approval.

Proofreading to produce accurate and high-quality work.

Any other relevant tasks as assigned by the supervisor

Job Requirement:

Bachelor Degree preferred

Minimum two years professional experience

Very strong interpersonal communication skills (written and oral)

Good written communication skills in English

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Ability to provide training

High level proficiency in MS Office applications

High level proficiency in Adobe applications (InDesign, Photoshop, CorelDraw and etc.)

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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