Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers:

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

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $35,100.00
Average Time to Fill 59 days
Typical Education Associate's degree
Typical Experience Over 4 years, up to and including 6 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 90
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 11.36 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance
Adjust electrical or electronic equipment
Calibrate equipment to specifications
Disassemble equipment for maintenance or repair
Install electrical components, equipment, or systems
Install electronic equipment, components, or systems
Install/Replace measuring or control devices such as meters or regulators
Install electronic power, communication, or control equipment or systems
Adjust precision instruments or equipment
Assemble equipment or components
Reassemble equipment after repair
Solder electrical or electronic connections or components
Install machine or equipment replacement parts
Set mechanical or electrical controls or components
Adjust industrial, manufacturing, or production equipment
Adjust measuring or control devices
Solder metal parts, piping, or components
Install electrical or electronic cables or wiring
Install electrical fixtures or components
Adjust mechanical equipment
Adjust telecommunications equipment
Align equipment or machinery
Assemble electronic, electrical, or electromechanical equipment
Install electrical conduit or tubing
Install lead-in wires to control boxes and other components
Assemble mechanical components or machine parts
Adjust medical or medical laboratory equipment
Connect electrical components or equipment
Weld metal structures
Install attachments to machinery or related structures
Install electronic manufacturing equipment
Install audio or communications equipment
Install mechanical equipment, components, or systems
Bend tubing or conduit
Operate pipe fitting equipment
Perform combination welding or cutting procedures
Weld metal parts and components
Adjust vehicle components according to specifications
Mold metal or plastic materials through bending or straightening
Install industrial machinery or equipment
Run wiring to connect equipment
Install communication line switching devices
Rewire electrical or electronic systems
Braze metal parts or components
Spot/tack weld materials
Assemble electrical components, subsystems, or systems
Solder parts or connections between parts
Thread wire or cable through ducts or conduits
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured electrical or electronic products, equipment, or parts by hand
Set-up electronic systems test equipment
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured precision products by hand
Set-up welding equipment
Fabricate components for precision instruments
Control power supply connections
Fabricate electrical parts or fixtures
Cut materials according to specifications or needs
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured mechanical products, engines, or machinery by hand
Set-up computer numerical control machines
Set-up production equipment or machinery
Paint vehicles, structures and objects using spraying equipment
Prime/Paint vehicle or transportation equipment surfaces
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured automotive or vehicle related products by hand
Position machines, equipment, or structures
Paint surfaces such as walls
Apply adhesives, caulking, or sealants
Cut pipe or piping material for gas, air, hydraulic, refrigeration, water, or steam lines
Cut metal or plastic material
Set-up specialized rigging

Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment

Maintain work tools or equipment
Lubricate machinery, equipment, or parts
Calibrate mechanical equipment or instruments to specification
Prepare equipment for maintenance
Clean installation, maintenance, or repair tools, equipment, or machinery
Repair mechanical timing devices
Repair mechanical equipment or machinery
Maintain laboratory or field equipment
Maintain manufacturing or production equipment
Repair measuring or control devices
Overhaul power-generating equipment or machinery
Maintain construction machinery or equipment
Maintain welding machines or equipment
Replace malfunctioning or worn mechanical components
Repair work tools or equipment
Repair mechanical controls
Overhaul industrial or construction machinery or equipment
Conduct tests to locate mechanical system malfunction
Adjust clearances of mechanical or electrical components or parts
Clean camera or projection based tools, equipment, or machinery
Perform preventative maintenance on manufacturing equipment
Maintain mining machinery or equipment
Level machines, equipment, or structures
Align machines, equipment, or structures
Repair railroad equipment or tracks
Overhaul major vehicle systems such as engines or transmissions
Repair gas, steam, oil, sewer, or water piping or fixtures
Replace worn equipment components
Determine replacement part required
Perform hydraulic plumbing
Repair cargo or passenger vehicle
Repair commercial transportation equipment
Maintain mechanical machinery or implements
Install vehicle parts and accessories
Remove dents from equipment, materials, tools or structures
Align vehicle frame
Maintain cargo or passenger vehicle
Remove parts or components from vehicles
Install glass such as windshields in motor vehicles
Adjust clearances of vehicle body parts or components
Repair malfunctioning or worn mechanical components

Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment

Repair electronic components, equipment, or systems
Troubleshoot electrical or electronic equipment problems
Repair electrical wiring, circuits, fixtures, or equipment
Calibrate electronic equipment or instruments to specification
Replace electrical wiring, circuits, fixtures, or equipment
Replace electronic components
Repair transmitting equipment
Maintain electronic equipment
Maintain photographic equipment
Repair digital timing devices
Repair computer controlled manufacturing systems
Perform minor repairs to hardware or peripheral equipment
Modify electrical or electronic equipment
Troubleshoot manufacturing or facility equipment problems
Repair electronics manufacturing equipment
Repair electrical components
Repair power or communication lines
Maintain electrician's tools or equipment
Repair medical or dental assistive devices
Repair recreational vehicle accessories such as heating units, cooking appliances, or water heaters
Repair electrical lines or transformers
Repair electrical equipment
Repair plastics manufacturing equipment
Repair communication line switching devices
Repair non-engine automotive or vehicle components
Calibrate scientific or technical equipment
Troubleshoot mechanical equipment problems
Splice electric or communications cables or trunk lines
Maintain communication line switching devices
Repair telecommunication lines
De-energize high tension power lines for repairs

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Occupational Health and Safety
Equipment Repair
Electrical Systems
Technical Training
Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification

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