Mechanical/Electrical Technician



Position at News & Observer Publishing Co.

Duties and Responsibilities:Maintain, troubleshoot and make mechanical and electrical repairs to press and packaging lines and all associated equipment. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Goss Urbanite and DGM units and folders
  • Betz and Perretta  Ink Systems and controls
  • Platemaking equipment
  • Muller Martini SLS3000 inserters
  • Muller Martini combi stacks
  • Quipp Stackers
  • GammTech Stackers
  •  Dynaric Strappers
  • Cannon cartloaders
  • Pallet Moving Equipment

Job Specifications:

  • 5 years minimum experience working in a production/manufacturing facility.
  • Valid driver's license, good driving record and access to a dependable vehicle.
  • Must have experience and knowledge of word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Excellent communication skills, knowledge of state and federal regulations and safety programs.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment, reason objectively. Ability to document accurately and timely. Ability to handle a variety of duties, which may be interrupted or changed by immediate circumstances.
  • Must be physically able to climb up and down stairs and ladders and lift up to 65 pounds in order to evaluate or perform repairs in an industrial facility.
  • Continuous exposure to industrial machinery, mechanical, electrical and chemicals utilized in the production of print products.
  • 2 - 4 year college degree or technical school or equivalent work related experience.