Screen Making Technician
Written October 17, 2019
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Alternate Job Titles: Screen Maker, Senior Screen Maker, Screen Preparation Technician
Responsible for screen making including frame and fabric selection; screen stretching; stencil selection, application, exposure, and development; and screen storage. Also responsible for positioning image on screen according to job specifications, blocking out and taping screens, mixing emulsions, maintaining adequate screen making supplies, and performing general maintenance on screen making equipment by performing the following duties personally.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Selects proper screen fabric and mesh count, cuts fabric to size.
- Selects and assembles frames, if necessary.
- Stretches screen fabric across frame, tensions fabric to required specification, attaches it to frame, and labels screen.
- Prepares screen for stencil adhesion.
- Selects and adheres stencil to fabric.
- Positions film positives, exposes, and develops screen.
- Tapes and blocks out perimeter of screen.
- Checks for and repairs pinholes in screen.
- Maintains adequate screen making supplies.
- Performs general maintenance on screen making equipment.
- Repairs static frames as necessary.
- Trains others to make screens.
- Maintains cleanliness of work area and equipment.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities. Carries out conduct and leadership responsibilities in accordance with company policies, procedures, safety, and applicable laws.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or ExperienceHigh school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information to one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standard situations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk; and hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to humid conditions, fumes, toxic chemicals, and heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Some independent travel may be required.