Photographic Equipment Assembler

Assemble and adjust photographic apparatus.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $46,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Photographic Equipment Assemblers do?

Assembles and adjusts photographic apparatus, such as motion picture cameras, projectors, film developing machines, and microfilm equipment, according to blueprint specifications, using handtools and portable power tools: Examines blueprints to determine specifications. Aligns, fits, and bolts components together to assemble mechanisms, subassemblies, and assemblies of photographic apparatus, using handtools, portable power tools, and drill press. Connects electrical wiring according to circuit diagram, using soldering iron. Tests function of assembled units, using precision mechanical, electrical, optical, and sound measuring instruments; and adjusts mechanisms to attain specified functional performance, using handtools. May repair defective products returned to production.

Should I be a Photographic Equipment Assembler?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Assembler, Photographic Equipment

    How to Become a
    Photographic Equipment Assembler

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