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.

Honda Hospital
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330 S Claremont St
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Services
Brake Repair,Mobile Auto Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

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750 El Camino Real
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Britts Truck and Trailer Service
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Trailer Repair,Auto Dealers

Five Star Automotive Repair Center
(209) 466-7827
2636 West Lane
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Services
AC and Heating Repair,Auto Dealers

B and G Honda Car Inc
(805) 987-8180
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AC and Heating Repair,Auto Dealers

Cunningham BMW
(619) 442-8888
875 El Cajon Boulevard
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Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

Crown Ford
(530) 241-4321
555 West Cypress
Redding, CA
Services
Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,SUV Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Toyota of Vallejo
(707) 552-4545
1001 Admiral Callaghan Lane
Vallejo, CA
Services
Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Neftin Westlake Volkswagen Mazda
(800) 797-7773
3550 Auto Mall Dr
Westlake Village, CA
Services
Clutch Repair,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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