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Are you interested in opportunities at United Camera? Please contact us if you have interest in pursuing any of our available positions.

Current Openings

Electronics Technician
We are looking to expand our technical staff. The position is located at our service center in Bensenville, Illinois. United Camera offers full benefits including 401k, health, dental and long term disability 
Key Responsibilities :.
·          Disassemble unit to gain access to defect, using hand tools
·          Examine device to diagnose the problem
·          Test device performance and functionality of key features
·          Provide quality repairs utilizing only the necessary parts needed to bring the unit to good working condition
·          Perform a complete quality check of unit, test batteries, cables, media and other digital items to ensure the diagnosed problem has been corrected
·          Clean device using cleaning materials and work aids
Competencies/Requirements of the position:
·          Excellent manual dexterity with small tools and components
·          Electronic repair experience preferred but not required
·          Excellent attention to detail
·          Ability to show patience and solve/troubleshoot complex technical problems
·          Ability to solder electronic boards and components is a plus
·          Basic ability to use computers i.e., entering data and retrieving information
·          Passion for learning and working with today's latest electronic equipment
·          Punctual, strong work ethic and dedicated individual who is looking to grow with the company

Salary: available upon request


DSLR/Lens Technicians

We are looking to expand our highly qualified, experienced DSLR camera and lens repair technical staff. The position is located at our service center in Bensenville, Illinois. United Camera offers full benefits including 401k, health, dental and long term disability.

Job Description: Able to repair DSLR cameras and lenses, resolve product and service problems and deliver a superior customer experience.


  • Calibrate and verify the accuracy of light meters, shutter diaphragms and lens carriers using technical instruments
  • Using hand tools, must be able to disassemble equipment to gain access to the problem
  • Using hand tools, must be able to adjust cameras, photographic mechanisms and equipment such as view finders, shutters, light meters and lens systems
  • Clean and lubricate cameras and polish lenses using cleaning materials and work aids
  • Using measuring instruments, be able to verify specified dimensions or settings of parts such as camera shutter speed and light meter reading accuracy
  • Using precision gauges, be able to test performance of lens focus, diaphragm alignment, lens mount and film transport
  • Examine cameras, equipment, processed film and laboratory reports to diagnose malfunctions
  • Requisition parts and materials
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings, diagrams, instructions and specifications to determine needed repairs, fabrication method and operation sequence
  • Repair experience for one or more of the following DSLR camera manufacturers: Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax, Olympus and Fujifilm
  • Repair experience for one or more of the following camera lens manufacturers: Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax, Tamron, Promaster, Sigma, Vivitar, Minolta, Cosina, Tokina, Hasselblad, Phoenix and Contax/Yashica
  • Repair experience on medium format cameras from manufacturers like Hasselblad, Pentax, Bronica and Rollei
  • Must possess product knowledge, market knowledge, problem solving abilities, documentation skills, customers service skills and phone skills
Salary: available upon request
Experience Required: 2-5 years
Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
Education Required: High School or Equivalent
Job Status: Full


Customer Service/Order Entry/Receptionist
We are looking to expand our energetic and fast paced customer service staff with full and/or part time coworkers. 
Job Description: Order entry functions in addition to interacting with customers to provide and process information in response to inquiries, concerns and requests about products and services.
·          Deal directly with customers either by telephone, electronically or face to face
·          Respond promptly to customer inquiries
·          Handle and resolve customer complaints
·          Obtain and evaluate all relevant information to handle inquiries and complaints
·          Process orders, forms, applications and requests
·          Keep records of customer interactions and transactions
·          Record details of inquiries, comments and complaints
·          Record details of actions taken
·          Communicate and coordinate with internal departments
·          Follow up on customer interactions
Education and Experience:
·          High school diploma, general education degree or equivalent
·          Knowledge of customer service principles and practices
·          Knowledge of relevant computer applications
·          Ability to type
Key Competencies:
·          Interpersonal skills
·          Communication skills - verbal and written
·          Listening skills
·          Problem analysis and problem-solving
·          Attention to detail and accuracy
·          Data collection and ordering
·          Customer service orientation
·          Adaptability
·          Initiative
·          Stress tolerance

Salary: available upon request


Job Description: Flexible hour, part time position to test, clean and package cameras
·          Test cameras for full functionality
·          Assemble boxes
·          Package cameras and accessories
Key Competencies:
·          Speed
·          Attention to detail and accuracy
Hours: 0-10 hours per week. 

Salary: Minimum Wage


If interested in any of these positions, please fill out the employment application and mail, fax or email to:

United Camera
Attn: Talent Acquisition
1062 Tower Lane
Bensenville, Illinois 60106
Fax: 630.595.2526

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