In a typical work setting, camera and photographic equipment repairers:
- Have a medium level of social contact. They work with customers, but also spend time alone making repairs.
- Communicate by phone on a daily basis. They also interact with customers when they come into the shop.
- Send emails on a weekly basis.
Physical Work Conditions
- Almost always work indoors.
- May share work space with other repairers.
- May be exposed to contaminants, such as dust.
- Must be very exact in their work to avoid costly damage to equipment.
- Make decisions that affect others on a monthly basis. They usually decide a course of action without consulting a supervisor first.
- Work very independently. They set their own daily tasks and goals.
- Must meet strict weekly deadlines.
- Usually work a regular 40-hour week, although some may work overtime.
- May work evenings and Saturdays in some shops.