Video/Camcorder Repair Technician

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Under the direction of the Technical Service Production Manager, the Video/Camcorder Technician assembles, services, and repairs components and systems for electronic and mechanical devices by utilizing hand tools, test equipment, and manufacturer specifications in a timely, accurate manner.

Key Responsibilities

  • Disassemble unit to gain access to defect, using hand tools.
  • Examine device to diagnose the problem
  • Test device performance and functionality of key features.
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings, diagrams, instructions, and specifications to determine needed repairs and operation sequence.
  • Requisition parts and materials.
  • Provide quality repairs utilizing only the necessary parts needed to bring the unit to good working condition
  • Calibrate and verify accuracy of light meters, shutter diaphragm operation, and lens carriers, using timing instruments
  • Adjust cameras, photographic mechanisms, and equipment such as range and view finders, shutters, light meters, and lens systems, using hand tools
  • Measure parts to verify specified dimensions or settings, such as camera shutter speed and light meter reading accuracy, using measuring instruments
  • Test equipment performance, focus of lens system, diaphragm alignment, drum and tape transport, using precision gauges
  • Perform a complete quality check of unit, test batteries, cables, media and other digital items to ensure the diagnosed problem has been corrected
  • Clean and lubricate camcorders and polish camera lenses, using cleaning materials and work aids

Competencies/Requirements of the position

  • Minimum of 5 years hands-on experience repairing a variety of Video Camera models
  • Excellent manual dexterity with small tools and components.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to show patience and solve/troubleshoot complex technical problems
  • Ability to solder electronic boards and components
  • Basic ability to use computers ie, entering data and retrieving information
  • Passion for learning and working with today's latest electronic equipment
  • Punctual, strong work ethic and dedicated individual who is looking to grow with the company

Key Metrics

  • Productivity-Units repaired while clocked into work
  • Parts-Parts Usage as a % of Revenue by category
  • Quality-Monthly rework as a % of total units repaired and Quality Control failure rate
  • Cross-Training-Expanding repair skill-set to additional device types