Photographic Machine Operator

Tend machines that photograph original documents.

What does a Photographic Machine Operator do?

Tends machine that photographs original documents, such as bills, statements, receipts, and checks: Loads machine with film. Feeds records to be photographed into feed rolls that carry material to be photographed past camera lens, or positions records on table beneath camera lens. May adjust camera distance from document, focus, and exposure settings to accommodate size of record and ensure clarity and resolution of image. May tend equipment which encases roll film in cartridges or mounts microfiche on aperture card.