Office Machine Operators

Code: 43-9071.00

Description : Operate one or more of a variety of office machines, such as photocopying, photographic, and duplicating machines, or other office machines.

JobTitles : Production Operator, Copy Machine Operator, Copy Center Operator, Production Specialist, Copy Technician, Duplicating Machine Operator, Graphics Production Specialist, Key Operator, Machine Operator, Print Center Specialist

Tasks:
  • Read job orders to determine the type of work to be done, the quantities to be produced, and the materials needed.
  • Operate office machines such as high speed business photocopiers, reader/scanners, addressing machines, stencil-cutting machines, microfilm reader/printers, folding and inserting, bursting, and binder machines.
  • Place original copies in feed trays, feed originals into feed rolls, or position originals on tables beneath camera lenses.
  • Compute prices for services and receive payment, or provide supervisors with billing information.
  • Sort, assemble, and proof completed work.
  • Set up and adjust machines, regulating factors such as speed, ink flow, focus, and number of copies.
  • Monitor machine operation, and make adjustments as necessary to ensure proper operation.
  • Load machines with materials such as blank paper or film.
  • Maintain stock of supplies, and requisition any needed items.
  • File and store completed documents.