Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers
On the Job
Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers fix and adjust cameras and other photographic equipment. They may work on commercial equipment, such as movie cameras.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Interpret blueprints, specifications, or diagrams to inform installation, development or operation activities.
- Read technical information needed to perform maintenance or repairs.
- Inspect mechanical equipment to locate damage, defects, or wear.
- Test mechanical equipment to ensure proper functioning.
- Lubricate equipment to allow proper functioning.
- Measure distances or dimensions.
- Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance.
- Assemble mechanical components or machine parts.
- Calibrate equipment to specifications.
- Disassemble equipment for maintenance or repair.
Typical Working Conditions
- Using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
- The importance of being accurate or exact.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- Having face-to-face discussions.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
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