Photographic Technician Duties
This is skilled work in the operation of photographic laboratory
Work involves the operation of equipment in producing
photographic copies of enlarged or varying sizes and/or of
difficult shades for reports and publications. Duties also
include developing film and making prints and the operation of
standard equipment in preparing prints for use. Work is
performed according to established routines, which once learned,
require little supervision in process. Work is checked through
the acceptance of finished products and the maintenance of
adequate production schedules. Work is performed under general
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Operates photographic equipment in preparing photographs or
negatives for duplication on offset presses; mixes photographic
solutions; develops films; fixes, washes, and dries prints.
Makes art and other slides.
Controls developing times for screens in order to produce a
range of shades in one color photograph; operates related
Does pastes ups; strips and opaques negatives; assists in layout
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from a standard high school or vocational school and
considerable experience in photographic laboratory work; or any
equivalent combination of training and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of the methods, materials, and techniques
in the operation of standard photographic equipment.
Considerable knowledge of the methods and techniques in
developing and processing film.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to use photography related duplicating and binding
Skill in making reproductions and in the use and care of