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R202446056

Tow Truck Driver I (Manheim)

  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Vehicle Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive

Location:

  • 800 Brisbane St, Houston, Texas
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Description

This position is responsible for providing general mechanical and automotive services on Auction property, on-site towing service to disabled customer vehicles in compliance with Auction safety rules and regulations.

    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.

What's In It For You?
For all you'll do to serve up amazing auction experiences, we'll support you with an awesome combo platter of opportunities and incentives.  Here's a taste of what's in store:

  • Competitive pay and employee discounts, even on cars!
  • If you're full-time, you'll have access to even more benefits, such as comprehensive healthcare, 401(k) + company match, generous paid time off, including time off to volunteer, life & disability insurance, and more!
  • You'll work in a fast-charged culture and with teams that respect your role, your experience, your contributions, and you as a person. We get that recognition is important, and Cox works to celebrate those who help make us successful every day.
  • Your road is wide open with opportunities. Take a new road. Change lanes into another Cox company business. Get promoted. The sky's the limit. Cox will support you on your journey of unlimited possibilities with ongoing training, free online classes, and mentoring programs to help you create the career you dream about.
  • You'll become a part of a movement for good at a company making bold social and environmental commitments. This is a place you can feel good about working because you'll be a part of creating positive change through your work and the Cox culture.

Qualifications - Minimum

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Generally, less than 2 years’ experience in a related field

Physical Requirements

  • Must know how to operate a Wheel lift tow truck
  • 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.
  • Ability to lift 1-30 pounds.
  • Vision abilities required include close, distance and color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

Work Environment

  • Frequent exposure to outdoor weather conditions. Moderate noise level. Occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts and electrical shock hazard.

Compensation:

Hourly base pay rate is $17.40 - $26.06/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.

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