MediaNews Group, Inc.

  • Pressman #1

    Job Locations US-CO-Berthoud
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/9/2020 3:29 PM)
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    Prairie Mountain Media is a publishing company with a multimedia portfolio of print, niche and digital products. We house an extensive, integrated network of trusted local brands that deliver exclusive local news and attract local audiences throughout the state of Colorado, including the Akron, Boulder, Broomfield, Brush, Cañon City/Royal Gorge Region, Colorado Springs, Erie, Estes Park, Fort Morgan, Julesburg, Lafayette, Lamar, Longmont, Louisville, Loveland, Pueblo, Sterling and Superior markets. #LI-RL1


    Our 15 newspaper brands have served their respective communities for more than 100 years. They deliver more than 1.26 million print and 12 million digital impressions every month and proven results for advertisers large and small. We can extend your reach near and far with our sizable network of websites and partnerships with national powerhouses MediaNews Group and Adtaxi. Our full range of digital advertising solutions also includes social, e-mail, search engine marketing and search engine optimization along with geo and behavioral targeting and re-targeting platforms.#


    We are hiring for an entry level Pressman to work the night shift in our Berthoud Printing Center.  Position will operate stackers, stack printed materials, and move printing materials between locations within the plant.  The position will prepare materials for pressroom and assist other Pressman as assigned.


    Primary Duties:

    • Reads work order or follows oral instructions to ascertain materials or stackers to be moved and set-up.
    • Loads and unloads materials onto or form pallets by hand.
    • Operates hand pallet jack, electronic truck, and/or forklift to move articles before or after printing.
    • Monitors stackers for proper operation; stops machine and attempts to correct malfunctions; notifies supervisor of malfunction if necessary.
    • Lifts heavy objects by hand or with power hoist.
    • Verify Pressroom has stock, plates, and ink for upcoming jobs.
    • Stage supplies for upcoming jobs on schedule counts and record number of units of materials moved or handled by specific orders.
    • Conveys materials between department's storage areas, loading areas, and printing presses.
    • Assist press crew with make-ready's and wash-ups as directed by the Lead Pressman. 
    • Cleans machines and work area daily.
    • Makes simple adjustments or repairs to equipment. Assist with press maintenance as directed.
    • Completes job forms and other department documents as necessary.
    • Shares responsibility with team / department members for quality of outputs.
    • Maintains neat and orderly department, implementing good housekeeping practices.
    • Work towards becoming a Pressman Level 2+ while learning the machine operation

    Work Schedule: 

    • 40 hours per week. 
    • Wednesday-Sunday 6PM - 6AM, Wednesday rotating shift. 
    • Arrive early to change into uniform and be ready to start shift on time. 
    • Schedule may flex occasionally depending upon the needs of the department.


    • Ability to stand, bend, climb, reach and kneel repeatedly during a 12 hour shift
    • Ability to lift 50 pounds repeatedly
    • Ability to work overtime as requested
    • Ability to work a 12 hour shift
    • Ability to become forklift certified if hired
    • Ability to become pallet jack certified if hired
    • Ability to become electronic truck certified if hired
    • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen
    • Starting Compensation: $13.50 hour

    We are an equal opportunity employer


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