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Sr. Inspector

  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Job Category: Vehicle Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 14760 Triangle Rd, Richmond, British Columbia
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Job Responsibilities:

  • Verify vehicle identification.
  • Enter basic vehicle identification information to database.
  • Inspect vehicle equipment and options and document results.
  • Assess and database enter any exterior vehicle damage.
  • Inspect and enter condition of vehicle interior, tires, frame and mechanical components.
  • Complete and verify data entry in support of documentation of vehicle condition.
  • Write electronic condition report (ECR) on a variety of accounts.
  • Maintain knowledge of system capabilities, knowledge of needed/job-relevant software packages, and web-based applications.
  • Utilize ECR equipment (Brick, PC, Terminal or PT) correctly describing both damage and equipment.
  • Ability to take multiple, overall, and damage photos, match them to vehicle, and download to server.
  • Able to quickly adapt and implement changes in account specific frame policies, account specific needs, new inspection types.
  • Road test vehicles to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure that they are working properly.
  • Perform and document walk around inspections in support of online vehicle exchange (OVE) process.
  • Review completed vehicle condition reports with inspectors confirm and provide advice regarding report results.
  • Driving to out of the gate locations to perform condition reports. Could drive up to 75% or more depending on the schedule.
  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance and the necessary follow up repairs to Class 6-8 trucks in a shop environment.
  • Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment.
  • Diagnose, adjust, and repair various types of truck equipment. 
  • Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers and pressure gauges.
  • Use basic hand tools, precision instruments, as well as power tools, and jacks.
  • Perform duties with little or no supervision and in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Maintain a high level of productivity and be able to work within or close to standard repair times.
  • Participate and complete all-in company required safety training.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 5 years experience in the automobile field
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.  Strong technical understanding: body and paint with good organizational skills needed. 
  • Ability to multitask, follow directions and take instruction required. Advanced computer skills.
  • Valid driver’s license; safe driving record
  • Ability to stand, walk, or sit for prolonged periods of time; ability to bend, stoop, squat or kneel; ability to lift and hold at least 10lbs at waist level for an extended period of-time; ability to lift-up to 30 lbs.


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! 


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.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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