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Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment - 53-7061.00

O*NET-SOC Description

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

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Aircraft Cleaner
  • Auto Detailer
  • Automobile Detailer
  • Automotive Detailer
  • Car Detailer
  • Car Washer
  • Detailer
  • Reconditioner
  • Sanitation Truck Cleaner

SOC Occupation Groups

53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
53-7000 Material Moving Workers
53-7060 Laborers and Material Movers, Hand
53-7061.00 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

Related Occupations

Tasks

  • Apply paints, dyes, polishes, reconditioners, waxes, or masking materials to vehicles to preserve, protect, or restore color or condition.
  • Clean and polish vehicle windows.
  • Clean the plastic work inside cars, using paintbrushes.
  • Collect and test samples of cleaning solutions or vapors.
  • Connect hoses or lines to pumps or other equipment.
  • Disassemble and reassemble machines or equipment or remove and reattach vehicle parts or trim, using hand tools.
  • Drive vehicles to or from workshops or customers' workplaces or homes.
  • Fit boot spoilers, side skirts, or mud flaps to cars.
  • Inspect parts, equipment, or vehicles for cleanliness, damage, and compliance with standards or regulations.
  • Lubricate machinery, vehicles, or equipment or perform minor repairs or adjustments, using hand tools.
  • Maintain inventories of supplies.
  • Mix cleaning solutions, abrasive compositions, or other compounds, according to formulas.
  • Monitor operation of cleaning machines and stop machines or notify supervisors when malfunctions occur.
  • Pre-soak or rinse machine parts, equipment, or vehicles by immersing objects in cleaning solutions or water, manually or using hoists.
  • Press buttons to activate cleaning equipment or machines.
  • Rinse objects and place them on drying racks or use cloth, squeegees, or air compressors to dry surfaces.
  • Scrub, scrape, or spray machine parts, equipment, or vehicles, using scrapers, brushes, clothes, cleaners, disinfectants, insecticides, acid, abrasives, vacuums, or hoses.
  • Sweep, shovel, or vacuum loose debris or salvageable scrap into containers and remove containers from work areas.
  • Transport materials, equipment, or supplies to or from work areas, using carts or hoists.
  • Turn valves or disconnect hoses to eliminate water, cleaning solutions, or vapors from machinery or tanks.
  • Turn valves or handles on equipment to regulate pressure or flow of water, air, steam, or abrasives from sprayer nozzles.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Acquire supplies or equipment.
  • Clean facilities or work areas.
  • Clean machinery or equipment.
  • Clean vehicles or vehicle components.
  • Collect samples for analysis or testing.
  • Connect hoses to equipment or machinery.
  • Control pumps or pumping equipment.
  • Drive passenger vehicles.
  • Inspect motor vehicles.
  • Install parts, assemblies, or attachments in transportation or material handling equipment.
  • Maintain vehicles in good working condition.
  • Monitor engine operation or functioning.
  • Move materials, equipment, or supplies.
  • Remove debris or damaged materials.
  • Report vehicle or equipment malfunctions.
  • Shovel materials.
  • Test materials, solutions, or samples.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Air Transportation (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Air Transportation Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Air Transportation Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Air Transportation Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Air Transportation Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Air Transportation Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ground Transportation (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ground Transportation Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ground Transportation Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ground Transportation Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ground Transportation Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ground Transportation Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance Apprentice, Firefighting and Refueling Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance Helper, Firefighting and Refueling Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance Journeyman, Firefighting and Refueling Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance, Apprentice, Material Handling Equipment (MHE)/463L Maintenance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance, Helper, Material Handling Equipment (MHE)/463L Maintenance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance, Journeyman, Material Handling Equipment (MHE)/463L Maintenance (Air Force - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

  • Hydro Blaster/Vacuum Technician

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Assembly Cleaner
  • Automobile Detailer
  • Bin Cleaner
  • Blanket Washer
  • Box-Truck Washer
  • Car Cooper
  • Car Scrubber
  • Car-Wash Attendant, Automatic
  • Casting-Machine-Service Operator
  • Cell Cleaner
  • Char Puller
  • Cleaner
  • Cleaner II
  • Cleaner III
  • Cleaner, Signs
  • Cooker Cleaner
  • Die Cleaner
  • Drum Cleaner
  • Equipment Cleaner
  • Filter Cleaner
  • Filter Washer
  • Filter-Screen Cleaner
  • Freight-Car Cleaner, Delta System
  • Furnace Cleaner
  • Harness Cleaner
  • Jet Handler
  • Kiln Cleaner
  • Last Cleaner
  • Latrine Cleaner
  • Lingo Cleaner
  • Machine Cleaner
  • Mold Cleaner
  • Mold Preparer
  • Net Washer
  • Photo Mask Cleaner
  • Porter, Used-Car Lot
  • Roller Cleaner
  • Salvager
  • Sandblaster
  • Screen Cleaner
  • Sewage-Disposal Worker
  • Shaker Washer
  • Steam Cleaner
  • Stem-Dryer Maintainer
  • Sterilizer
  • Stone Cleaner
  • Suction-Plate-Carrier Cleaner
  • Tank Cleaner
  • Trolley Cleaner
  • Tube Cleaner
  • Used-Car Renovator
  • Washer
  • Washroom Cleaner
  • Water-Filter Cleaner