Dictating Transcribing Machine Servicer

Repair magnetic tape and grooved-tape dictating-transcribing machines.
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Salary Range
$23,000 – $59,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Dictating Transcribing Machine Servicers do?

Repairs magnetic tape and grooved-tape dictating-transcribing machines, using wiring diagrams, handtools, and electronic testing equipment: Tests machines to isolate defective circuits, using oscilloscope, audioscope, test meters, tube and circuit testers, and referring to wiring diagrams. Replaces faulty parts, such as tubes, transistors, microphones, relays, and resistors, using soldering iron and handtools. Replaces or adjusts mechanical elements, such as playback mechanisms, remote control switches, and tape reels. Operates repaired machines to test their performances. May operate bench lathe to fabricate shims, bolts, and other similar parts. May be designated according to type of machine repaired as Dictating-Transcribing-Machine Servicer, Grooved Tape; Dictating-Transcribing-Machine Servicer, Magnetic Tape. Important variables may be indicated by trade name of machines repaired.

Should I be a Dictating Transcribing Machine Servicer?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Dictating Machine Mechanic, Dictating-Transcribing-Machine Servicer, Grooved Tape See More

    How to Become a
    Dictating Transcribing Machine Servicer

    Most Dictating Transcribing Machine Servicers have an Associate's degree or a Certificate. Chart?chd=s:q9jlaa&chl=no+college+%2813%25%29|certificate+%2850%25%29|associate%27s+%2829%25%29|bachelor%27s+%289%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,13,50
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