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R202446001

Vehicle Inspector Apprentice (Manheim)

  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Vehicle Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive

Location:

  • 8025 State Rd 33 N, Lakeland, Florida
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Description

What You’ll Do

You’re the subtle studier of scratches, the one who dusts for dents. But it’s about more than body damage. When auctioning a vehicle, everything from the A/C to the engine must be humming nicely before sale day. You help us get there, by identifying the flaws and faults, assessing repairs and costs, and documenting it all so we can turn every VIN number into a winning number.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct an assessment of vehicle condition, noting any damage or repair required for frame, paint, engine, AC/heater operation, radio, navigation system, tires, etc.

  • Prepare support documentation related to vehicle condition including.

  • vehicle identification data, condition description, repair cost estimates, photographs, etc.

  • Maintain current knowledge of applicable labor rates, parts charges and manufacturer's updates #CD# adhere to work instructions/procedures regarding inspections/documentation.

  • Conduct courtesy walk-around inspections.

  • Follow all applicable safety and health-related procedures.

  • May be required to locate, start, and move vehicles as directed.

Qualifications:

Minimum

  • High School Diploma/GED.

  • Generally, less than 2 years of experience.

  • Safe drivers needed; valid driver’s license required.    

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Ability to drive standard and automatic transmission vehicles.

  • Must be detail-oriented, accurate, and able to multi-task.

  • General knowledge of mechanical and automotive bodywork.

  • Previous body shop and mechanical experience.

Physical requirements

  • Ability to stand, walk, reach, talk, hear, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb.

  • Vision requirements: close, distance, depth perception, and color variations.

  • Must be able to work in varying weather conditions.


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.

Compensation:

Hourly base pay rate is $13.08 - $19.62/hour. The hourly base rate may vary within the anticipated range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include commission (annual, monthly, etc.) and/or an incentive program.

Benefits:

Employees are eligible to receive a minimum of sixteen hours of paid time off every month and seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.

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.

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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