Graphics & Printing Technician I

Sign Fabricator

Recruitment #070518-MCCE01-550800

Summary Statement

This is the entry level for the printing series acquiring a working knowledge of applicable methods, techniques and equipment through on-the-job training and/or by attending Division/Department approved training courses. Possession of a valid driver's license must be maintained at all times.

Essential Functions

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.
  • Applies printing, graphic design and/or photography principles, practices, methods, techniques and processes to produce professional, high quality materials which involves such activities as original artwork/design, layout, paste up, electronic typesetting/desktop publishing, printing equipment set up and adjustment, applying inks and fountain solutions, taking and developing photographs, stripping negatives, processing plates, electronic file conversion/transfer, transferring/manipulating images, and bindery.
  • Uses various tools, equipment, supplies and materials such as computers, various software packages, drafting/drawing tools, chemicals, inks, paints, cameras, scanners, printing equipment and/or finishing equipment to produce professional, high quality and appealing materials.
  • Produces materials such as pamphlets, displays, exhibits, booklets, photographs, brochures, maps, letterhead, forms, posters, reports, signs, illustrations, charts, graphs, vehicle markings, business cards, and certificates.
  • Works with customers in order to provide technical assistance, acquire/meet their needs, deadlines, and budget restraints and produce top quality and attractive materials.
  • Cleans and maintains equipment and tools.
  • May research subject to obtain information/perspective.
  • Maintains/updates records/logs of status of projects, production count, supplies/equipment used, equipment maintenance/cleaning performed, and related activities.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Graphics & Printing Technician I
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Knowledge of using design software programs for editing photos, designing logos, artwork, brochures or layout design.
  2. Knowledge of using standard computer software programs for word processing, spreadsheets or databases.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  DelDOT does not provide employment-based sponsorship.

Pre-employment Drug Testing:  Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.

This position is a classification organized under an exclusive bargaining representative (labor organization).  The candidate selected for this position shall be asked to join and pay dues to the labor organization or may, decline joining the labor organization and not pay dues or a fee.  The labor organization has been elected by employees as their representative for collective bargaining and other work related purposes.


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Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.