Camera Repairman (042) Enlisted Personnel

Inspects, cleans, tests, and repairs ground, aerial, or motion picture cameras and darkroom equipment.
Dissembles camera, using small screw drivers; and cleans lens, removing all dust and grit. Tests and adjusts shutter and checks freedom of moving parts. Mends light leaks in bellows. Cleans interior and exterior and lubricates moving parts with light oil. Uses precision hand tools to rebuild and maintain in service the mechanical parts of still and motion picture camera.
May clean and make minor adjustments to optical instruments.
Civilian experience in repair of cameras or optical instruments desirable.

Alternate nomenclatures:

  • Equipment Repairman
  • Motion Picture Laboratory Equipment Repairman
  • Photographic Equipment Maintenance Man