Automotive Washer Coalinga 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.

Harbor Chrysler Plymouth Used
(805) 656-4030
6660 Auto Center Drive
Ventura, CA
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,RV and Camper Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

My Chevrolet Jeep
(831) 372-7286
444 Auto Center Circle, # A
Salinas, CA
Services
Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

W I Simonson Mercedes Benz
(888) 233-4128
1626 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA
Services
Auto Parts,Clutch Repair,SUV Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Ventura Toyota
(805) 650-0510
6360 Auto Center Drive
Ventura, CA
Services
Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

Bayshore International Trucks
(650) 347-4051
35 N Amphlett Boulevard
San Mateo, CA
Services
Truck Parts,Van Dealers,Auto Dealers

South Bay Toyota Scion
(310) 323-7800
18416 S Western Avenue
Gardena, CA
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

Lithia Ford of Fresno
(559) 435-8400
195 E Auto Center Drive
Fresno, CA
Services
SUV Repair,Auto Dealers

Santa Barbara Nissan LLC
(805) 967-1130
425 S Kellogg Avenue
Goleta, CA
Services
Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,SUV Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

San Diego Saturn Retailers
(858) 292-9700
541 N Johnson
El Cajon, CA
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Van Dealers,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Prestige Auto Sales
(818) 765-2887
6881 Beck Avenue
North Hollywood, CA
Services
Truck Auto Body,Auto Dealers

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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