Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment:

Wash or otherwise clean vehicles, machinery, and other equipment. Use such materials as water, cleaning agents, brushes, cloths, and hoses.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $23,330.00
Average Time to Fill 49 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 13,228
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 6.12 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Resource Allocation

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Prime/Paint vehicle or transportation equipment surfaces
Mix chemicals safely according to instructions
Connect hoses to equipment or machinery
Install parts, assemblies, or attachments in transportation or material handling equipment
Collect samples for analysis or testing

Performing General Physical Activities

Clean materials to prepare them for production
Remove debris or damaged materials
Clean building walls or flooring
Clean work areas
Move materials, equipment, or supplies

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Inspect vehicle body to determine extent of damages and repairs needed
Report vehicle or equipment malfunctions
Inspect vehicle to detect malfunctions or maintenance needed
Evaluate equipment for compliance with standards
Test materials, solutions, or samples

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Monitor railroad vehicle or equipment operation
Monitor engine operation or functioning
Determine air, water, steam, or fluid pressure using gauges
Judge terrain conditions for vehicle or equipment operation

Monitoring and Controlling Resources

Acquire supplies or equipment
Purchase housekeeping or cleaning supplies or equipment
Requisition stock, materials, supplies or equipment
Maintain inventory of office supplies

Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment

Repair cargo or passenger vehicle
Lubricate machinery, equipment, or parts
Clean vehicles or vehicle components
Maintain cargo or passenger vehicle

Controlling Machines and Processes

Operate laundering or dry cleaning equipment
Control pumps or pumping equipment
Operate power or hand tools in cleaning or property maintenance
Operate cleaning equipment

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Automotive Painting
Motor Vehicle Operation
Customer Contact
Welding Equipment
Automotive Services Industry Knowledge
Occupational Health and Safety
Estimating Repair Cost
Wheel Alignment

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