Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Job Specification




Pay Grade
Job Summary
Under moderate supervision, operates photocopy machines and various auxiliary printing equipment to reproduce quick copies and cut, paste, fold, laminate, and assemble printed materials.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Operates high speed, large format, and other commercial scale photocopy equipment to reproduce forms, bulletins, charts, graphs, reports, and other printed materials
  • Monitors the number of copies made and corrects paper jamming problems
  • Adjusts machines for paper size, printing intensity, and desired number of copies
  • Periodically adds paper and changes stapling wire
  • Replenishes toner, cleans glass, and performs routine maintenance on photocopying equipment
  • Hand jogs printed and unprinted pieces of paper
  • Uses cutting, folding, industrial three-hole drilling, industrial stitching, strapping, laminating, spiral binding equipment, and binding machines to finish product according to customer′s request and assembles, wraps, and ships printed materials
  • Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out

May be required to perform other related job duties

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of (defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks)
  • Functions and operation of high-speed photocopying and simple bindery equipment
  • Safety rules for print shops
  • Applicable business software applications such as Microsoft Office Suite

Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things)
  • Operating and maintaining high speed photocopying machines
  • Operating spiral binding, tying small cutting, and laminating machines
  • Proofreading work and identifying errors
  • Communicating effectively with others
  • Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives.

Ability to (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result)
  • Follow verbal and written instructions
  • Move objects weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Plan and complete work according to established priorities
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English
Minimum Qualifications
A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes:

  • None required

  • Six months of relevant experience operating high speed photocopying machines and simple bindery equipment

Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements
  • Must wear approved safety equipment and shoes during performance of duties
Special Conditions
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Conditions
  • Typical office situation
  • Close exposure to computer monitors and video screen
  • High noise environment
  • Work with regular exposure to odors or fumes

Physical Effort Required
  • Sitting at a desk or table
  • Type and use a keyboard and mouse to perform necessary computer-based functions
  • Standing
  • Walking (distance 5' to 100')
  • Bending or twisting at the neck, waist and/or knees
  • Intermittently sitting, standing, stooping
  • Pushing and/or pulling
  • Light lifting or carrying 25 lbs. or less
  • Communicating through speech in the English language required
  • Good distance vision and/or depth perception to judge distances
  • Color recognition (e.g., distinguishing wires, resistors, containers, light signals, etc.)


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This job specification is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.