Automotive Washer Los Banos 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.

Glory Auto Sales
(209) 854-9015
480 6th Ave
Gustine, CA

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Performance Chevrolet Geo
(916) 331-6777
4811 Madison Avenue
Sacramento, CA
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Clutch Repair,Radiator Repair,Truck Auto Body,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

Rusnak Westlake
(818) 991-6340
3832 E Thousand Oaks Boulevard
Thousand Oaks, CA
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Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

Dch Acura Of Temecula
(951) 699-1515
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Fullerton Toyota
(714) 879-6300
770 S Harbor Blvd
Fullerton, CA
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Victory Toyota
(831) 393-3020
5 Heitzinger Plaza
Seaside, CA
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Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

Desert Auto Plaza
(760) 482-0525
602 Wake Avenue
El Centro, CA
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Auto Repair,Clutch Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Palm Springs Subaru
(760) 318-4700
67925 E Palm Canyon Highway, # 111
Cathedral City, CA
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Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

Chevrolet of Watsonville
(831) 722-4122
490 Auto Center Drive
Watsonville, CA
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Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Sunset Service Center
(805) 462-8199
4850 El Camino Real
Atascadero, CA
Services
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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