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Photo Equipment Checker

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Summary/Objective

To evaluate photography equipment previously owned from customers for online selling. The photography technician/checker will inspect equipment for functionality and conduct quality control to identify any imperfections the equipment may have and make recommendations if equipment is needed for repair. The equipment being checked includes but is not limited to: manual film, point and shoot, digital, medium and large format cameras.

Essential Functions

  • Operate and inspect equipment for suitability.
  • Test equipment in order to identify any imperfections.
  • Appraise equipment based on market value and demand.
  • Identify essential parts that may deter the equipment to function properly, identify missing parts and send them for repair.
  • Accuracy in data entry on any equipment defects that are sent for repair or sold as is.
  • Batch equipment for cleaning process. 
  • Report any issues of equipment to the lead photo checker and buyers.
  • Manage and prioritize old indexes and returns and ensuring that these are up to date.
  •  Work on any additional projects that team leaders and management may assign.

 Education and Experience

  • Must have 3+ years of experience in the photo industry. Experience in operating cameras and other photo equipment.
  • An industry relevant degree is preferred, but not required.
  • Photography background in both film and digital photographic equipment.
  • Knowledge of Medium and Large Format camera equipment a plus.
  • Knowledge of both PC and Mac operating systems.
  • Must have knowledge of photo cameras, lenses, flashes and accessories.
  • Knowledge of Film Cameras. Medium format and large format a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills and extreme attention to detail.
  • Able to multitask and ability to work well under pressure.
  • Able to lift at least 50lbs.
  • Passion for photo equipment and emerging technologies.

 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work 

  • Monday through Friday.
  • Must be able to have a flexible schedule. There will be times operations hours may change to meet business needs. 

 

Company Overview

Serving customers for more than 35 years, Adorama has grown from its flagship NYC store to include the leading online destination for photography, imaging, and consumer electronics. Adorama's vast product offerings encompass home entertainment, mobile computing, and professional video and audio. At the same time, its services include an in-house photo lab, AdoramaPix, pro equipment rental at Adorama Rental Company and the award-winning Adorama Learning Center, which offers free education for photographers in video channels such as the popular AdoramaTV.

Adorama is listed as one of the top five electronics retailers by Consumer Reports, "Best of the Web" by Forbes.com, Internet Retailers Top 100, and is the official Electronics Retailer of the NY Giants.

We at ADORAMA believe in respecting & encouraging diversity and as such we gladly abide by all EEOC regulations. We will never turn down a qualified employee based on race, religion, gender, sexual-identification, disability, or any other protected class. All jobs are and will continue being awarded based on merit.

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