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Career and Education Opportunities for Office Machine Operators

In general, office machine operators operate one or more of a variety of office machines, such as photocopying, photographic, and duplicating machines, or other office machines.

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STATES WITH Office Machine Operator OPPORTUNITIES

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Office Machine Operator

Office machine operators sort and proof completed work. They also load machines with materials such as blank paper or film. Equally important, office machine operators have to monitor machine operation, and make adjustments as needed to insure proper operation. They are often called upon to place original copies in feed trays, feed originals into feed rolls, or position originals on tables beneath camera lenses. They are expected to operate auxiliary machines such as collators, pad and tablet making machines and paper punching, folding and perforating machines. Finally, office machine operators file and store completed documents.

Every day, office machine operators are expected to be able to see details at a very fine level of focus. They need to read and understand documents and reports.