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Hourly Detailer

Company: Penske Automotive Group
Location: Pharr
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:


The Hourly Detailer supports the Sales and Service Department operations with clean and finely detailed vehicles. Conform to dealership and/or manufacturer specifications and time allowances.

Essential Functions

  • Washes vehicle exterior, cleans interior and exterior windows, and wipes down doorjambs
  • Applies wax to auto body and wipes or buffs surface
  • Vacuums interior of vehicles to remove loose dirt and debris
  • Cleans upholstery, rugs, and other surfaces, using cleaning agents, applicators, and cleaning devices
  • Applies revitalizers and preservation agents to interior vinyl or leather surfaces and treats fabrics with spot- and stain-resistant chemicals
  • Cleans engine and engine compartment with steam-cleaning equipment and various cleaning agents
  • Applies special-purpose cleaners to remove foreign materials which normal cleaning procedures do not remove, utilizing experience and judgment and following product manufacturer's recommendations
  • Inspects vehicles for noticeable defects, such as dents, scratches, torn upholstery, and poor mechanical operation. Communicates all defects to manager
  • Restores appearance of engine area, rugs and upholstery, and painted surfaces. Uses touch-up paint, dyes, and other appropriate materials
  • Fills vehicle with fuel
  • Keeps shop area neat and clean and able to account for all dealership-owned tools and equipment at all times
  • Understands, keeps up-to-date, and complies with federal, state, and local regulations that affect service operations such as; safety rules and procedures, hazardous waste disposal, OSHA right-to-know, etc.
  • Wears appropriate PPE, i.e. uses proper protection when using products that require protection
  • Applies dressing on tires and tire wells
  • Replaces missing or defective small parts
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

EEO Statement

The Company is committed to hiring a diverse and qualified workforce. We will not consider any characteristic or category protected by state or federal law in hiring or employment decisions, including but not limited to race, national origin, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, status as a parent, or genetic information.


  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to follow processes to ensure quality and safety
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information
  • Ability to listen to customer and determine how to assist them
  • Maintains positive attitude
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Time management skills and ability to prioritize
  • Excellent communication skills and works well in a team environment

Supervisory Responsibility


Work Environment/ Physical Demands

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

May work in an indoor or outdoor space. Work environment may involve various weather conditions such as heat and cold as well as safety hazards due to the nature of work. May experience loud noise on a regular basis.

Medium Work ---Lifting, pulling, or pushing up to 50 pounds occasionally or up to 20 pounds of force frequently.

This position will require the employee to be standing and walking for prolonged periods of time.

This position requires the ability to push, pull, stoop, kneel, reach, and grasp on a regular basis.

This position involves repetitive motion.

This position requires the ability to talk and hear.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

Shop Business Hours with ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as required

Required Education and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Education and Experience

One year experience working in the automotive industry

Additional Eligibility Qualifications (Certification/Licenses/Registrations)

Valid Driver's License

Keywords: Penske Automotive Group, Pharr , Hourly Detailer, Other , Pharr, Texas

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