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R202209108

Tow Truck Driver I

  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Vehicle Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive

Location:

  • Matteson IL
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Description

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operates a tow truck to provide tow service to customer vehicles on the MAA parking lot and in different locations as needed.

  • Properly affixes tow truck to vehicle needing tow, assuring that the vehicle will not be damaged or cause any danger to others in the towing process. Releases vehicle from the tow truck and assures that vehicle is left in a safe, immobile manner.

  • In a safe and courteous manner, hauls vehicles to directed areas.

  • Completes the information on every towed vehicle including the place where the vehicle was found and removed. Completes towing service slip when required.

  • Write condition reports on customer vehicles that are picked up at another location and transported to the Auction.

  • Assists employees and customers with towing and jump starting vehicle battery, as requested via phone or in person.

  • As appropriate, assist in unlocking customer vehicles, re-keying and disarming security systems. Aid vehicles broken down in transit.

  • Tows vehicles requiring towing service through the lanes on sale days as needed.

  • Removes customer and employee vehicles parked incorrectly or in unsafe manner to customer lot as requested.

  • Performs routine maintenance on tow truck (i.e., oil changes, lubes, filter changes).

  • Operate truck in compliance with safety regulations.

  • May assist lot operations when not operating tow truck.

  • Visibly demonstrate safety commitment by following all safety and health procedures and modeling the behaviors related to such. Actively participate in support of all safety activities aligned with Safety Excellence.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by management. May be required to work overtime as business needs dictate.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • 1 – 3 years of experience driving a service/tow truck or rollback truck required.

  • Valid driver’s license and safe driving record required.

  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time.

  • Ability to walk long distances.

  • Regularly required to stand, walk, reach, talk and hear.

  • Frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, squat and climb.


About Cox Automotive

At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What’s more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today! 

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 

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Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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