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Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants - 53-6031.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Service automobiles, buses, trucks, boats, and other automotive or marine vehicles with fuel, lubricants, and accessories. Collect payment for services and supplies. May lubricate vehicle, change motor oil, refill antifreeze, or replace lights or other accessories, such as windshield wiper blades or fan belts. May repair or replace tires.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Attendant
  • Dock Attendant
  • Dock Hand
  • Fuel Attendant
  • Fuel Dock Attendant
  • Gas Attendant
  • Gas Pumper
  • Marine Fuel Dock Attendant
  • Service Station Attendant

SOC Occupation Groups

53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
53-6000 Other Transportation Workers
53-6030 Transportation Service Attendants
53-6031.00 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

Related Occupations


  • Activate fuel pumps and fill fuel tanks of vehicles with gasoline or diesel fuel to specified levels.
  • Check tire pressure and levels of fuel, motor oil, transmission, radiator, battery, or other fluids, adding air or fluids as required.
  • Clean parking areas, offices, restrooms, or equipment, and remove trash.
  • Clean windshields.
  • Collect cash payments from customers, and make change or charge purchases to customers' credit cards, providing customers with receipts.
  • Grease and lubricate vehicles or specified units, such as springs, universal joints, or steering knuckles, using grease guns or spray lubricants.
  • Maintain customer records and follow up periodically with telephone, mail, or personal reminders of services due.
  • Operate car washes.
  • Order stock, and price and shelve incoming goods.
  • Perform minor repairs, such as adjusting brakes, replacing spark plugs, or changing engine oil or filters.
  • Prepare daily reports of fuel, oil, and accessory sales.
  • Provide customers with information about local roads or highways.
  • Rotate, test, and repair or replace tires.
  • Sell and install accessories, such as batteries, windshield wiper blades, fan belts, bulbs, or headlamps.
  • Test and charge batteries.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Acquire supplies or equipment.
  • Clean facilities or work areas.
  • Clean machinery or equipment.
  • Clean vehicles or vehicle components.
  • Collect fares or payment from customers.
  • Control pumps or pumping equipment.
  • Inspect motor vehicles.
  • Install parts, assemblies, or attachments in transportation or material handling equipment.
  • Maintain vehicles in good working condition.
  • Maintain watercraft engines or machinery.
  • Measure the level or depth of water or other liquids.
  • Operate industrial equipment.
  • Provide transportation information to passengers or customers.
  • Record sales or transactions data.
  • Sell products or services.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Aerospace Ground Equipment (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Ground Equipment Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Ground Equipment Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Ground Equipment Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Ground Equipment Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Ground Equipment Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Automotive Maintenance Technician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Crash/Fire/Rescue Vehicle Technician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Small Craft Mechanic (Marine Corps - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Automobile-Self-Serve-Service-Station Attendant
  • Automobile-Service-Station Attendant
  • Garage Servicer, Industrial
  • Gas-and-Oil Servicer
  • Lubrication Servicer
  • Taxi Servicer