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Wide Format Helper

Job Details

Miami - Hialeah, FL
Full Time
1st Shift
Entry Level


Job Summary:

We are seeking a skilled and detail-oriented Wide Format Operator to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for operating and maintaining wide format printing equipment to produce high-quality prints and graphics. The Wide Format Operator will collaborate with our design and production teams to ensure timely and accurate completion of projects.


  • Know and comply with all safety features and safety rules
  • Show and demonstrate a quality-conscious attitude
  • Prepares substrates for application, which may include cutting, painting, laminating, cleaning, and maintaining the substrates for vinyl application
  • Uses graphic tools and chemicals safely and with proficiency, including but not limited to: UV inks, cleaning solvents, precision or utility knife, mechanical wall cutter, computerized graphic cutting device, metal straight edge, measuring tape, transfer tape, lighter fluid, rubbing alcohol, and other materials related to the production of graphics
  • Apply graphics printed to various substrates
  • Perform quality assurance measures pre- and post-production
  • Prepare final product for shipping and delivery to multiple locations
  • Create custom packaging when necessary
  • Perform installations at customer locations or other off-site locations as necessary
  • Demonstrate good housekeeping skills
  • Have a complete understanding of the job ticket specifications prior to starting a job
  • Able to perform job tasks to the required job ticket specifications
  • Possess basic math skills
  • Able to read a ruler
  • Monitors and manages material usage to allocated quantities
  • Computer literate
  • Responsible for the accurate data collection of time, material usage and location movements in MIS system.


Competencies for Achieving Essential Job Responsibilities   

  • Focusing on Customer Needs               
  • Exhibiting Interpersonal Skills
  • Quality/Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving     
  • Good Housekeeping Skills
  • Communication Skills             
  • Initiative
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Dependability
  • Accountability
  • Professional Decorum
  • Job Knowledge
  • Safety Awareness


Education: OJT


Experience In:  Previous sign or print industry experience a plus.




  • Able to work well under pressure to output high volume, high quality work
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of printing substrates and characteristics
  • Strong multi-tasker capable of handling tight deadlines and high volume
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills


Technical Skills

Basic math skills (adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing whole numbers and fractions and converting fractions to decimals and converting decimals to fractions)

Able to use basic hand tools and light power equipment



Culture and Motivational Fit

The mission for all Southeastern associates is to protect and enhance our clients’ brand. Every decision we make, every action we take with the products and services we offer needs to reflect the sole purpose of serving that mission. Our associates are expected to work collaboratively, communicate honestly and respectably, embrace change, and focus on processes that contribute to a positive client experience. We value associates that embrace new learnings and are adaptable to an ever-changing work environment.




Physical Requirements:

  • Able to stand for long periods of time, willingness to work outside as needed
  • Must have the ability to move from place to place within the building.
  • Must be able to complete repetitive motion of hands and arms to input/retrieve information from computer.
  • Must be able to bend/reach to get materials from floor, high and low shelves.
  • Must be able to lift/carry up to 50 lbs.


Complexity: (Refers to complexity of analyzing data or complex issues regarding direction, problems solution and decision making)
Due the nature of print and print customer needs, problem solving and decision making during the production process is necessary on a regular basis. 
Independent Thinking: (Refers to innovations or creative approaches used and indicate the frequency with which they are performed.  Indicate the degree to which this position is governed by procedures and standards).
People in this position must be able to find balanced solutions that adhere to policies/procedures and yet satisfy customer needs on a regular basis.  They must be able to bridge the gap between company and customer needs.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (i.e., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs, or technological developments).