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Printing Platen Press Operator Salary
in Nevada, United States

$36,068 (USD)

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The average pay for a Printing Platen Press Operator is $36,068 a year and $17 an hour in Nevada, United States. The average salary range for a Printing Platen Press Operator is between $27,483 and $43,114. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nevada, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Sets up and operates automatic, platen-type cutting-creasing press to cut rolls of paperboard into carton blanks: selects, installs, and adjusts specified chase (cutting-creasing die) on press bed, using handtools.
  • Positions and attaches stripping cylinder on roller and turns wheel to adjust tension on rubberized backer roll.
  • Mounts roll of paperboard on machine feed spindle, using hoist, and threads paperboard through feed, tension, and idler rollers.
  • Starts machine and observes operation.
  • Turns dials and wheels to synchronize machine speed with speed of feed rolls and to regulate pressure on feed rolls.
  • Starts conveyor that transports broke to baling machine.
  • Measures cut-scored blanks for conformity to specifications, using tape measure, and examines blanks for defects, such as wrinkles and tears.
  • Adjusts machine to correct defects.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Printing Platen Press Operator Job Listings for Nevada, United States

Press Operator
Oct 23
Reno, NV, USA
... Press Operator will assist in the production of customer orders by running and troubleshooting ... printing, coating, and post processing/cutting equipment.-Ensure all products are printed ...