printing press operator

Ward Deska

536 Bushkill Drive 

Easton PA 18042

Phone: 908-763-6097


Summary: Twenty years’ experience in the printing industry on various cold set web presses and associated equipment. Seven years as Crew Chief / Lead Pressman responsible for daily production and quality control.

Work Experience:

K&W Landscaping, Inc., 2011-present 

Lawn mowing, trimming, spring and fall clean ups. Some light construction and painting.

AFL Web Printing, 2007-2011 

Press Supervisor / Lead Pressman / Pressman

Supervisory duties included quality control, supervising crew members, and overseeing make readies timely completion.  Responsibility for plating up, webbing up, setting ink, adjusting bustle cones, maintaining ink, and water balance.  In charge of make readies, overseeing all aspects of production, data collection, and maintaining presses (cylinders, ink fountains, and rollers).

Bergen Record, 1996-2007 

Crew Chief / Lead Pressman /Journeyman

Responsible for crew member direction, scheduling downtime, cleanups, setups, and general maintenance.  Supervised plating up, webbing up, setting ink, adjusting bustle cones, maintaining ink, and water balance. General maintenance on TKS double wide newspaper presses with four color satellites.

Graphic Communication International Union (GCIU), 1987 – 1996

Served apprenticeship on TKS, Goss, Man Roland, and Wood Hoe presses.  Earned journeyman status as of 1991.


1982 - 1983, Bloomsburg State University - Liberal Arts emphasis.

1979 - 1982, Southern Columbia High School - Graduated.


            Willing to travel and relocate.  References upon request.

  • ID#: 69546
  • Location: Easton, PA , 18042

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