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Objective: Seek the Position of Engraver
SUMMARY: Exceptionally talented and resourceful Engraver with over six years experience in producing, installing, and maintaining a variety of directional and informational signage in accordance with order specifications.
Summary of Qualifications
Great ability to Interpret and follow job orders.
Exceptional ability to use and read a ruler.
Strong ability to type at computer keyboard.
Exceptional ability to run power hand tools and to lift and handle heavy loads.
Strong ability to perform basic graphic arts functions related to sign making and engraving.
Deep Knowledge of design techniques, principles, tools and instruments involved in the production and use of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
Exceptional knowledge of theory and techniques required to produce, compose, and perform works of art.
Royal Engineering Works Inc., Minneapolis, MN 2002 - Present
Cut grooves of specified depth and uniformity into printing roller following lines of design impression.
Cut around drawn pattern leaving raised design or letters, using cutting tools.
Press sketch on copper printing roller to produce impression of design.
Trace pattern of design and letters in reverse on linoleum or two-or three-ply rubber, using ruler, pencil, drawing instruments, or cutting tools.
Cut strip of engraving gum (two- or three-ply rubber, cemented to cloth backing) using knife.
Prepare additional rubber plates for jobs requiring colors by omitting different portions of design or lettering on each plate.
Refer to sketch to ensure that lines of only one printing color are engraved into each roller.
Glue rubber or linoleum pattern to wood block.
Punch holes in plate to fasten plate to press, using hand tools.
Inspect designs for defective engraving and re-engraves to meet specifications.
Royal Engineering Works Inc., Minneapolis, MN 2000 - 2002
Engraver Apprentice (under supervision)
Set up, operated, and maintained computerized engraving and signage systems to include graphics design and layout for accurate fabrication of signage orders.
Installed signage in appropriate locations per job specifications and customer requirements.
Consulted with customers as needed to develop design concepts, gathered information, and discussed alternatives regarding signage requests.
Performed routine maintenance and made minor adjustments/repairs to equipment and tools.
Completed financial accounting for each job per departmental procedure.
Maintained proper inventory materials and production supplies to ensure timely completion of work.
Performed other related duties incidental to the work described herein.