Automotive Washer Charlotte NC

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.

Auto Bell
(704) 377-3818
1521 E 3rd St
Charlotte, NC

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Palace Auto Sales
(704) 921-6700
4104 N. Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC
 
Carolina Auto Imports
(704) 599-2020
4015 N Tryon St
Charlotte, NC

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The Detail Guy
(704) 258-6171
859 Scaleybark rd
charlotte, NC
 
Masa Auto Sale
(704) 333-5354
2528 N Tryon St
Charlotte, NC

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Autobell Car Wash, Inc.
(704) 527-9274
1521 E. Third Street
Charlotte, NC
 
Credit Doctor Auto Sales Inc
(704) 333-6333
3212 N Tryon St
Charlotte, NC

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A-Plus Auto's Inc
(704) 537-5044
4917 Albemarle Rd
Charlotte, NC

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Black Auto Sales
(704) 376-1737
2826 N Graham St
Charlotte, NC

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Cacs
(704) 537-0033
4451 E Independence Blvd
Charlotte, NC

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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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