Office-Machine Components Inspector-Adjuster

Inspect and adjust components and subassemblies of high-speed printers.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Office-Machine Components Inspector-Adjusters do?

Inspects and adjusts components and subassemblies of high-speed printers used in electronic data systems for conformance with specifications, using testing equipment and handtools: Examines components and subassemblies for defects and faulty work, using schematic drawings and work process specifications. Measures and checks clearances, tensions, alignments, and electric circuitry, using gauges, ohmmeter, and aligning fixtures. Turns adjusting screw to increase or decrease tension and clearance of parts not conforming to specifications. Examines printout of printed characters to determine if height, width, and spacing meet specifications, using plastic template, and adjusts rollers to correct defects, using handtools. Connects frequency meter lead to circuit board of printer and reads meter dial to verify that frequency readings are within prescribed limits. Measures printer motor speed, using motor-speed tester, and routes defective motors to repair shop.


Should I be an Office-Machine Components Inspector-Adjuster?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Inspector-Adjuster, Office-Machine Components, Office Machine Components Inspector-Adjuster

    How to Become an
    Office-Machine Components Inspector-Adjuster

    Most Office-Machine Components Inspector-Adjusters have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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