Occupational Employment Statistics
53-7061 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. Excludes “Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners" (37-2011).
|Natural Resources and Mining||60||$14.37/hr
|Trade, Transportation and Utilities||2,920||$13.36/hr
|Professional and Business Services||N/A||$14.92/hr
|Leisure and Hospitality||N/A||$15.33/hr
- Sweep, shovel, or vacuum loose debris or salvageable scrap into containers and remove containers from work areas.
- Turn valves or disconnect hoses to eliminate water, cleaning solutions, or vapors from machinery or tanks.
- Scrub, scrape, or spray machine parts, equipment, or vehicles, using scrapers, brushes, clothes, cleaners, disinfectants, insecticides, acid, abrasives, vacuums, or hoses.
- Press buttons to activate cleaning equipment or machines.
- Apply paints, dyes, polishes, reconditioners, waxes, or masking materials to vehicles to preserve, protect, or restore color or condition.
- Maintain inventories of supplies.
- Turn valves or handles on equipment to regulate pressure or flow of water, air, steam, or abrasives from sprayer nozzles.
- Mix cleaning solutions, abrasive compositions, or other compounds, according to formulas.
- Inspect parts, equipment, or vehicles for cleanliness, damage, and compliance with standards or regulations.
- Monitor operation of cleaning machines and stop machines or notify supervisors when malfunctions occur.