Specialized cleaners

National Occupation Code (NOC): 6732

Specialized cleaners clean and refurbish building exteriors, carpets, chimneys, industrial equipment, ventilation systems, windows and other surfaces, using specialized equipment and techniques. They are employed by specialized cleaning service companies or they may be self-employed.

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Job Duties for Specialized cleaners

Carpet and upholstery Cleaners
  • operate cleaning machines to clean carpets, rugs and upholstered furniture on customers' premises or in carpet and upholstery cleaning establishments.
Chimney Cleaners
  • clean soot and creosote from chimneys and fireplaces using hand tools and industrial vacuum cleaners.
Furnace and Ventilation System Cleaners
  • clean ducts, vents and filters of furnaces in residences and commercial buildings using hand tools and industrial vacuum cleaners.
  • clean building exteriors, tanks, chimneys and industrial equipment using sandblasting, pressurized steam or hydroblasting equipment.
Vehicle Cleaners
  • clean the interior and exterior of automobiles, buses, streetcars, railway cars and subway cars.
Window Cleaners
  • wash and clean interior and exterior windows and other glass surfaces in low-rise and highrise buildings.

Working Conditions for Specialized cleaners

Work takes place indoor and outdoors, so workers may be exposed to various weather conditions. Working at heights can be hazardous. Working with equipment, instruments and power tools can be a source of injury. The workplace may contain dust, soot, sand and other air-borne particles. Workers may be exposed to chemicals, noise and vibrations. Work involves contact with water or other liquids.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Acid Tank Cleaner
  • Air Duct Cleaner
  • Air Duct Cleaning Technician
  • Auto Care Worker
  • Auto Detailer
  • Automobile Cleaner
  • Boiler Cleaner
  • Building Exterior Cleaner
  • Building Sander
  • Bus Cleaner
  • Bus Washer
  • Car Care Worker
  • Car Detailer
  • Car Scrubber
  • Car Wash Attendant
  • Car Washer
  • Carpet Cleaner
  • Cesspool Cleaner
  • Chimney Cleaner
  • Chimney Sweep
  • Drain-roto Cleaner
  • Fireplace Cleaner
  • Freight Car Cleaner
  • Furnace Cleaner
  • Glass Cleaner
  • Laboratory Equipment Cleaner
  • Laboratory Facilities Cleaner
  • Lot Porter - Auto Cleaning
  • Railway Car Cleaner
  • Rock Or Brick Sandblaster
  • Rug Cleaner
  • Sandblaster
  • Sandblasting Building Cleaner
  • Septic Tank Cleaner
  • Specialized Cleaner
  • Specialized Cleaner - Automobile Aesthetics
  • Steam Cleaner
  • Steamblaster
  • Steamblasting Building Cleaner
  • Streetcar Cleaner
  • Subway Car Cleaner
  • Swimming Pool Cleaner
  • Tank Car Cleaner
  • Tank Cleaner
  • Transportation Vehicle Scrubber
  • Truck Washer
  • Upholstery Cleaner
  • Vat Washer
  • Vehicle Cleaner
  • Venetian Blinds Cleaner And Repairer
  • Ventilation System Cleaner
  • Window Cleaner
  • Window Washer
  • Car Detailer
  • Automotive Detailer - Rose City Ford
  • Lot Attendant Pre-Owned Inventory - Rose City Ford
  • Lot Attendant
  • Trailer Washer
  • Automotive Detailer
  • Car Detailing
  • Auto Wash Attendant
  • Vehicle Detailer
  • Auto Detailing Helper
  • Truck Detailer

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