Microfilm Equipment Repairman (158) Enlisted Personnel

Repairs, rebuilds, adjusts, and maintains in service the mechanical and electrical parts of microfilm photographic equipment and accessories.
Diagnoses faults appearing on the microfilm, such as poor exposures, overlapping, and uneven illumination, and determines the source of mechanical or electrical malfunctioning. Disassembles microfilming machine and checks for worn or missing parts, such as lipping clutches and rollers and shorts in resistors, and adjusts and tightens loose parts, using precision and other hand tools. Installs new condensers, switches, brushes, and lamp assemblies, and solders wire connection with soldering iron. Inspects continuous enlarging and paper processing equipment and makes adjustments and repairs to the mechanical equipment, using pliers, wrenches, and screw drivers.