Detailer - Indiana Regions Overview:
The graph above shows that there were
536 job postings for the occupation of Detailer in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Detailer. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.
What Detailer Do:
Wash or otherwise clean vehicles, machinery, and other equipment. Use such materials as water, cleaning agents, brushes, cloths, and hoses.
Common Job Activities:
- Clean and polish vehicle windows.
- Scrub, scrape, or spray machine parts, equipment, or vehicles, using scrapers, brushes, clothes, cleaners, disinfectants, insecticides, acid, abrasives, vacuums, or hoses.
- Apply paints, dyes, polishes, reconditioners, waxes, or masking materials to vehicles to preserve, protect, or restore color or condition.
- Inspect parts, equipment, or vehicles for cleanliness, damage, and compliance with standards or regulations.
- Maintain inventories of supplies.
- Press buttons to activate cleaning equipment or machines.
- Drive vehicles to or from workshops or customers' workplaces or homes.
- 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.
- Turn valves or handles on equipment to regulate pressure or flow of water, air, steam, or abrasives from sprayer nozzles.
- Clean the plastic work inside cars, using paintbrushes.
- Rinse objects and place them on drying racks or use cloth, squeegees, or air compressors to dry surfaces.
- Pre-soak or rinse machine parts, equipment, or vehicles by immersing objects in cleaning solutions or water, manually or using hoists.
- Connect hoses or lines to pumps or other equipment.
- Turn valves or disconnect hoses to eliminate water, cleaning solutions, or vapors from machinery or tanks.
- Collect and test samples of cleaning solutions or vapors.
- Sweep, shovel, or vacuum loose debris or salvageable scrap into containers and remove containers from work areas.
- Disassemble and reassemble machines or equipment or remove and reattach vehicle parts or trim, using hand tools.
- Lubricate machinery, vehicles, or equipment or perform minor repairs or adjustments, using hand tools.
- Transport materials, equipment, or supplies to or from work areas, using carts or hoists.
- Fit boot spoilers, side skirts, or mud flaps to cars.
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