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- 1) Performs any combination of following duties to assemble optical instruments, such as telescopes, level-transits, and gunsights: Reads work order, blueprints, and sketches to determine assembly procedure.
- 2) Cleans elements, using tissue, cleaning solution, and compressed air device.
- 3) Coats optical elements according to specifications.
- 4) Picks up element, using vacuum-holding device, and positions element in mounting seat of instrument housing.
- 5) Inserts and screws locking ring in housing to hold element in place.
- 6) Applies cement to rings to prevent loosening.
- 7) Assembles structural and mechanical parts of instrument according to blueprint specifications, using wrenches and screwdrivers.
- 8) Computes standard trigonometric formulas to determine distance of test target from instrument.
- 9) Positions target in darkroom tunnel and connects optical instrument to test devices, such as oscilloscope and collimator.
- 10) Sights instrument on target and reads dials to determine optical center of instrument lens and to verify specified focusing power.
- 11) Measures elements and instrument parts to verify dimensional specifications, using precision measuring instruments.
- 12) Records inspection and test data.
- 13) May set up and operate lathe to modify instrument parts.
- 14) May paint instrument parts, using brush or spray gun.
- 15) May fill instrument housing with nitrogen gas to minimize corrosive effects on internal optical surfaces, using vacuum pump.
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