Machine Maintenance Apprentice, Day Shift

Job Title

Machine Maintenance Apprentice

Job Description


Signature Graphics is a locally-owned, full-service heatset and coldset commercial printer with direct mail advertising and graphic design businesses located in NE Portland, Oregon with approximately 150 employees. Since opening in 1984, Signature has become one of the largest printers in the Pacific Northwest, and we are currently looking for a Machine Maintenance Apprentice to help with maintaining the equipment utilized in the facility.


The Machine Maintenance Apprentice learns how to and performs repair and preventative maintenance on production equipment in our plant (printing press, bindery and mailing machines). This position requires the use of hand and power tools to inspect, lubricate, repair, fabricate, assemble, and install equipment. Duties include the use of electrical, pneumatic, electronic, hydraulic, mechanical and occasional welding. Must be able to work closely with the Maintenance Manager (Millwright), machine operators, and production managers and assist in the startup, running and troubleshooting of equipment.


Compensation:  Non-exempt (hourly) competitive wage, depending upon experience

Benefits: Medical, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending account (FSA), paid time off (PTO), 401(k) plan

Additional Information

Day shift, with some overtime needed to support production deadlines and unanticipated events.

Basic Qualifications