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  • 1) Tends machine that develops sheets, strips, or continuous roll of film preparatory to printing: Pulls film through trapdoor into darkroom.

  • 2) Strips paper backing from film and attaches identifying label.

  • 3) Feels edges of film to detect tears and repairs film, using stapler.

  • 4) Reads work order or feels film for size or notches to determine type of process and developing time required.

  • 5) Positions racks of film on machine chain links according to developing time required or threads leader of continuous roll through machine preparatory to processing.

  • 6) Activates machine that automatically transports film through series of chemical baths to develop, fix, harden, bleach, and wash film.

  • 7) Listens for sounds that indicate machine malfunctioning and notifies supervisor or maintenance personnel when repairs are needed.

  • 8) May run test strip through machine for inspection by supervisor and add chemicals to or adjust machine as directed.

  • 9) May tend equipment that develops, fixes image, and dries x-ray plates and be designated X-Ray-Developing-Machine Operator.




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DOT:   976.685-014

Job Number: 2839