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What this job is about

If cars are a reflection of their owner, what does your say about you? That you're fully of soggy French friends? Luckily, even if some car owners aren't interested in keeping their cars like new on their own, car detailers are there to help. It's a car detailer's job to bring a car's interior back to factory-like conditions and make the exterior gleam by cleaning and getting into all of those nooks, crannies and that spot between seats. Perfect if you have good attention to detail and you love that new car smell, detailing can be an extremely rewarding way to indulge your car love – and secretly judge car owners.

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What it Takes

Equipment Selection

Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

Equipment Maintenance

Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

Judgement and Decision Making

Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.


Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.

Time Management

Managing one's own time and the time of others.

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