This class is responsible for production control work preparing computer print output and operating computer peripheral equipment.
Nature and Scope
Incumbents in this class report to a technical superior and are responsible for checking computer printouts for quality and accuracy in accordance with documentation, operating computer peripheral equipment for the printing, binding, bursting and decollation of printouts and sorting and distributing computer printouts. Work is conducted in accordance with production schedules, procedures and standards.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
Checks computer printouts for quality and accuracy by verifying correct condition codes contained in the hard copy; notifies superior of errors in printout.
Operates computer peripheral equipment and office equipment such as bursters, decollaters, binders, microfiche, CRT console, impact and/or laser printing equipment.
Sorts, packages and distributes computer printouts to proper destinations as required by documentation.
May prepare input for processing by checking for input tapes and verifying information with documentation.
Cleans printers and microfiche and replenishes operating supplies.
Maintains logs of work processed and verifies/balances control totals.
May receive training in the duties of a Production Control Technician.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The intent of the listed knowledge, skills and abilities is to give a general indication of the core requirements for all positions in the class series; therefore, the KSA’s listed are not exhaustive or necessarily inclusive of the requirements of every position in the class.
Knowledge of data processing operations and procedures.
Knowledge of production control procedures and standards.
Knowledge of recordkeeping practices and procedures.
Knowledge of business mathematics.
Skill in operating microfiche and computer peripheral equipment.
Skill in checking computer printouts for quality and accuracy.
Ability to sort and distribute computer printouts to proper destinations.
Ability to clean and keep printers and microfiche supplied with operating materials.
Ability to maintain complete and accurate logs and records.
Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Production Control Clerk
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
Knowledge of data collection which includes collecting, compiling and maintaining data from multiple sources such as files, records, databases, customers, staff or others.
Knowledge of record keeping.
Knowledge of using an automated information system to enter, update, modify, delete, retrieve/inquire and report on data.
Knowledge of office operations such as operating office machines, handling incoming and outgoing mail, postal and shipping services, answering phones, directing calls and taking messages; file maintenance; maintaining and updating supplies.