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Pressure Washer Operator



Operates power washer to remove dirt, debris, and staining within animal production facilities and animal transportation vehicles.


pressure washer operator


What responsibilities will I have?

  • Operate pressure washer machinery safely and effectively to clean a variety of surfaces.
  • Use degreasers or removal chemical as label recommends when requested by supervision
  • Maintain established schedule as requested and provide feedback to improve schedule efficiency
  • Erect scaffolding as needed
  • Clean up rubble, debris and other waste materials from area being washed
  • Carry out company biosecurity and safety procedures.
  • Other manual duties as directed.
  • Read plans, instructions, or specifications to determine work activities.
  • Keep tools and equipment in good repair


What education and training is required?

A high school diploma is required to be a pressure washer operator.


To pursue a career as pressure washer operator:

The following high school courses are recommended:  agricultural education, Spanish, mathematics, and personal finance.


Where can I work?

Pressure Washer Operators primarily work for animal production and or animal feed companies but may also work for construction companies, in processing plants, chemical plants or independently doing residential/commercial work.


Future Job Market / Outlook

The future outlook for pressure washer operator will be good over the next five years. 


Suggested Professional Organizations and Associations

  • Pressure Washing Association
  • American Trucking Association
  • United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices