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Sr Field Inspector

  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Vehicle Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 10700 Beech Ave, Fontana, California
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Job Description

  • Perform vehicle inspections and prepare related documentation of overall vehicle condition in support of the processing and sale of client/customer consigned vehicles in lane and online.

  • Level is determined by performance and mastery of knowledge and skills measured through the Inspector Certification Program (ICP)

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Attend meetings to share and receive job related information and complete training requirements.

  • Driving to out of the gate locations to perform condition reports. Could drive up to 75% or more depending on the schedule.

Qualifications :

  • High School Diploma/GED and 5 years’ experience in a related field.  

  • OR the right candidate could also have a different combination, such as any level degree/certification beyond a HS diploma/GED in a related discipline and 3 years’ experience;  

  • OR 7 years’ experience in a related field 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must be detail oriented.

  • Basic computer software skills required.

  • General knowledge of body and mechanical work preferred.

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

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

  • Medium strength.

  • Vision abilities required include close, distance and color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

  • Good organizational skills required.

  • Ability to multitask, follow directions and take instruction required.

Drug Testing:

To be employed in this role, you'll need to clear a pre-employment drug test. Cox Automotive does not currently administer a pre-employment drug test for marijuana for this position. However, we are a drug-free workplace, so the possession, use or being under the influence of drugs illegal under federal or state law during work hours, on company property and/or in company vehicles is prohibited.


Hourly pay rate is $19.04 - $28.51/hour. The hourly rate may vary within the anticipated range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate's experience. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include commission (annual, monthly, etc.) and/or an incentive program.

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.

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