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"Photographic Reproduction Technician"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Duplicate materials to produce prints on sensitized paper, cloth, or film, using photographic equipment.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Photographic Reproduction Technician"

1) Starts exposure to duplicate original, photograph, or negative.

2) Examines negative for contrast to determine grade of sensitized paper required for print.

 

3) Measures material to be copied and computes percentage of enlargement or reproduction necessary, using rule, chart, or percentage scale.

4) Mounts camera on tripod or stand, and loads prescribed type and size film in camera.

5) Mixes developing and processing solutions, for use in developing, processing, and rinsing prints.

 

6) Examines developed print for defects, such as broken lines, spots, and blurs.

7) Develops exposed paper or material.

8) Rolls exposed section of sensitized paper into developer tank inside machine.

9) Retouches defects in print, using chemicals, inks, brushes, and pens.

10) Rinses developed print in water and places in heated drying cabinet.

11) Places sensitized paper in frame of projection printer, photostat, or other reproduction machine.

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12) Reads work order to determine required processes, techniques, materials, and equipment.

13) Mounts original photograph, negative, or other printed material in holder or vacuum frame beneath light.

14) Selects lens assembly according to size and type of negative or photograph to be printed.

 

15) Reprints original to enlarge, or in sections to be pieced together.

16) Estimates exposure time, according to size of lens aperture, grade of sensitized paper, and intensity of light.

17) Places filter over lens to make color separation when copying color work.

18) Sets automatic timer, lens opening, and carriage of printer to specified focus and exposure time.

Job Description for "Photographic Reproduction Technician" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Photographic Reproduction Technician"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-E        SOC:  51-9131.02


 

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