Automotive Washer Chowchilla CA

From Automotive Retailing Today... Job Definition It is the responsibility of the washer to clean and prepare new, used and serviced vehicles. Automotive washers keep vehicles clean and inform the detailer foreman of defects the vehicle may have.

Vintage Buick Pontiac Cadillac
(559) 674-0011
100 E 6th Street
Madera, CA
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Family A Auto Sales
(559) 645-0518
12034 Maywood Drive
Madera, CA

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Saturn of West 78
(760) 433-8000
2205 Vista Way
Oceanside, CA
Services
Electrical Repair,Auto Dealers

Larrys Foreign and Domestic Car
(408) 292-7976
332 Lincoln Avenue
San Jose, CA
Services
Electrical Repair,Speedometer Repair,Auto Dealers

Keyes Chevy
(877) 808-0022
6001 Van Nuys Blvd
Van Nuys, CA
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Service Stations,Tune up Repair,Used Truck Dealer,Auto Dealers

Razzari Nissan
(209) 383-0100
1675 Auto Center Drive
Merced, CA
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Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

Merced Toyota
(209) 725-9000
1400 Auto Center Dr
Merced, CA

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Carmenita Ford Truck Sales Inc
(562) 404-6399
13443 E Freeway Drive
Santa Fe Springs, CA
Services
Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,SUV Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Fortuna Chevrolet Pontiac
(707) 725-5117
195 N Fortuna Boulevard
Fortuna, CA
Services
Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

Smart Center Sacramento
(916) 484-5994
2625 Arden Way
Sacramento, CA
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Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

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Automotive Washer

From Automotive Retailing Today...

Job Definition

It is the responsibility of the washer to clean and prepare new, used and serviced vehicles. Automotive washers keep vehicles clean and inform the detailer foreman of defects the vehicle may have.

As with all positions within dealerships, automotive washers are expected to uphold the highest ethical standards.

Job Duties

The duties of an automotive washer include:

  • Washing and waxing the exterior of the vehicle, including adding a treatment to the tires.
  • Vacuuming and cleaning the upholstery and other surfaces on the interior.
  • Inspecting vehicles for noticeable defects and informing the detailer foreman of these issues.
  • Notifying detailer foreman of missing or defective small parts.

Job Requirements

A washer should have basic knowledge of automotive repair and maintenance. Washers should have good judgment and the ability to use hand and power tools and other machinery safely.

Good cleaning skills and the ability to follow instructions are important. Some cleaning products may be quite toxic, so washers should have a good understanding about how to use these correctly and safely. Being well-organized and able to manage time, as well as having an eye for detail, is advantageous.

A valid driver's license and a good driving record is a requirement for this position.

People working within the automotive retail industry often have to work extended hours, evenings and weekends to achieve their goals.

Education Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent is recommended for this position. There is on-the-job training.

Career Path

Automotive washers can train with the detailer foreman to become a detailer.

Salary Range

The average annual earnings of automotive washers are approximately $20,000 to $30,000. Earnings vary depending on experience, and the dealer's geographic location and size.

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Benefits

Benefits vary by employer, but most dealerships offer on site training, health insurance, retirement plans, and other benefit options. Talk with the specific dealer human resource manager about benefit packages.

Physical Demands

Working in the automotive industry can be physically demanding. Certain positions require employees to spend most of their workday on their feet and to carry heavy and awkwardly sized items. A reasonable level of physical fitness and flexibility is beneficial.

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