What does a Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairer do?

Repair and adjust cameras and photographic equipment, including commercial video and motion picture camera equipment.

Jobs Roles

  • Calibrate and verify accuracy of light meters, shutter diaphragm operation, or lens carriers, using timing instruments.
  • Disassemble equipment to gain access to defect, using hand tools.
  • Adjust cameras, photographic mechanisms, or equipment such as range and view finders, shutters, light meters, or lens systems, using hand tools.
  • Clean and lubricate cameras and polish camera lenses, using cleaning materials and work aids.
  • Measure parts to verify specified dimensions or settings, such as camera shutter speed or light meter reading accuracy, using measuring instruments.
  • Test equipment performance, focus of lens system, diaphragm alignment, lens mounts, or film transport, using precision gauges.
  • Examine cameras, equipment, processed film, or laboratory reports to diagnose malfunction, using work aids and specifications.
  • Requisition parts or materials.
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings, diagrams, instructions, or specifications to determine needed repairs, fabrication method, and operation sequence.
  • Fabricate or modify defective electronic, electrical, or mechanical components, using bench lathe, milling machine, shaper, grinder, or precision hand tools, according to specifications.
  • Assemble aircraft cameras, still or motion picture cameras, photographic equipment, or frames, using diagrams, blueprints, bench machines, hand tools, or power tools.
  • Record test data and document fabrication techniques on reports.
  • Lay out reference points and dimensions on parts or metal stock to be machined, using precision measuring instruments.
  • Recommend design changes or upgrades of microfilming, film-developing, or photographic equipment.
  • Install electrical assemblies and wiring in aircraft camera housings and memory cards or film in cameras, following blueprints and using hand tools and soldering equipment.
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