Automotive Washer Porterville 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.

Monarch Ford
(559) 592-3800
132 N D Street
Exeter, CA
Services
Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Brian Rich Complete Auto Detail
(559) 679-7435
286 East Lynn Avenue
Tulare, CA
Hours
7 days a week, 24/7 by appointment only
Prices and/or Promotions
Car Detailing Service

Cardinale Automobile Group
(831) 394-1233
2 Heitzinger Plaza
Seaside, CA
Services
SUV Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Butts Pontiac Cad Jeep Eagle
(831) 394-6741
4 Heitzinger Plaza
Seaside, CA
Services
Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Van Dealers,Auto Dealers

Mercedez Benz Santa Barbara
(805) 682-2000
402 South Hope Ave
Santa Barbara, CA
Services
Clutch Repair,Emissions Testing,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Tulare Honda Sea Doo
(559) 686-4777
3809 N Mooney Boulevard
Tulare, CA
Services
Motorcycle Fabrication,Auto Dealers

Tuttle Click Mitsubishi
(949) 472-5200
43 Auto Center Drive
Irvine, CA
Services
Clutch Repair,Truck Auto Body,Auto Dealers

Center Chevrolet
(909) 889-8561
1355 S E Street
San Bernardino, CA
Services
Alignment Repair,Clutch Repair,Emissions Testing,Radiator Repair,Truck Auto Body,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Berberian European Motors
(209) 944-5511
3755 West Lane
Stockton, CA
Services
Car Detailing,Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Interior Cleaning,Interior Repair,Radiator Repair,SUV Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

Browning Oldsmobile Mitsubishi
(562) 924-1414
18803 Studebakr Road
Cerritos, 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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