Technical Leader

Springfield, VA
Feb 08, 2023
May 21, 2023
Full Time
Job Description


Job Purpose:
  • To supervise a team of Press Operators and ensure that work is performed according to specifications and schedule
  • To maintain a safe work environment

Tasks Performed:
  • Supervise team members in the performance of their duties
  • Assign work to team members
  • Use computer to track work orders and assignments, and to assist in identification of potential problems
  • Monitor the presses; check settings and fine tune as necessary
  • Identify problems and coordinate repairs
  • Page out newspaper
  • Ensure that all team members are appropriately trained
  • Perform tasks necessary to complete assignments

Machinery, tools, equipment and work aides used:
  • Computer equipment
  • Telephone
  • Hand tools

Products/ Materials Handled:
  • Newsprint
  • Plates
  • Parts of the press
  • Ink
  • Cleaning solutions

Job Site Environment:
  • Worksite:
    • Inside 100%
  • Temperature Factors:
    • N/A
  • Noise Factors
    • Continual, must utilize hearing protection devices
  • Vibrations
    • N/A
  • Air Quality Factors
    • Dusts, odors, mists
    • Face masks are provided for use by employees
    • A-par system minimizes ink mist and paper dust
  • Work surface
    • Even
    • Flat/ Hard
    • Ladders
    • Catwalks/scaffolds
    • Ink
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Primary work position
      • Stand 15%
      • Sit 5%
      • Walking 80%
    • Mobility Factors
      • Walk
      • Climb
      • Bend/Stoop
      • Crouch
    • Specific Movements
      • Trunk
        • Bend occasionally
        • Twist/rotate occasionally
        • Crouch occasionally
      • Arms
        • Reach
        • Work with arms extended
        • Work with arms bent -frequently
        • Carry 30lbs
        • Lift from floor to wait 30lbs frequently
      • Legs
        • Kneeling/crawling infrequent
        • Walking frequently
        • Climbing frequently
      • Hands (all frequently)
        • Gross dexterity
        • Finger dexterity
        • Grasp/Manipulation

Speed requi

Wherever you are in your life or career, The Washington Post offers comprehensive and inclusive benefits for every step of your journey:
  • Competitive medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Company-paid pension and 401(k) match
  • Three weeks of vacation and up to three weeks of paid sick leave
  • Nine paid holidays and two personal days
  • 20 weeks paid parental leave for any new parent
  • Robust mental health resources
  • Backup care and caregiver concierge services
  • Gender affirming services
  • Pet insurance
  • Free Post digital subscription
  • Leadership and career development programs

Benefits may vary based on the job, full-time or part-time schedule, location, and collectively bargained status.

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

The innovation doesn't end in the Newsroom - dozens of teams power The Washington Post. We are now hiring the next innovator - how will you Impact Tomorrow?


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