Vehicle Cleaner

Automobile Cleaner

The tasks a Cleaner, Motor Vehicle is expected to perform include:Cleaning and lubricating moving parts of motor cars, trucks and other vehicles

Filling oil cans, grease guns with required type of lubricant

Lubricating vehicles according to charts, instructions or own judgement

Injecting oil or grease into various parts of engine or chassis

Cleaning or replacing clogged or damaged lubricators

Examining oil levels in gear box, crankcase, steering box, etc.Draining out old oil, as required

Reporting apparent defects to mechanic

Knowledge of all cleaning solutions, abrasive materials and cleaning equipment

Basic understanding of the technical aspects of the vehicle to avoid any damage

Knowledge of oil requirements of different engines

Familiar with lubricating agents and lubricating process

Will be updated

Manual dexterity

Physically fit



It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home is not applicable

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company Overtime maybe involved

Shift working may not be available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Will be updated

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)Occupational hazards include injury to body while working with equipment and exposure to toxins in lubricants

For freshers - INR 7,000 to INR 9,000 per month

For candidates with experience - INR 8,000 to INR 15,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Automotive Sector in India

In India, automotive is one of the largest industries, showing impressive growth over the years and has been significantly making increasing contribution to overall industrial development in the country. Presently, India is the world's second largest manufacturer of two wheelers, fifth largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles as well as largest manufacturer of tractors. It is the fourth largest passenger car market in Asia as well as a home to the largest motor cycle manufacturer.

The Indian automotive industry has already attained a turnover of 1,65,000 crore (34 billion USD) and has provided direct and indirect employment to 1.31 crore people in the country. The announcement of 'Automotive Mission Plan' for the period of 2006-2016 is a major step taken to make India a global automotive hub. The mission aims to make India the chosen destination in the world for design and manufacture of automobiles and auto components, with output reaching a level of US$ 145 billion (accounting for more than 10% of the GDP) and providing additional employment to 25 million people by 2016.

As the number of automobiles on road will increase, it will ensure plenty of work for Cleaner, Motor Vehicle, and other repair and maintenance workers.

Service stations

Independent repair shops

Transport and rental companies

Big organizations maintaining their own vehicles

Cities and towns across India