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Vehicle Inspector Level III

Manheim | Hayward CA 94557 USA | Part Time | Posted: 03/02/2021

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Primary Location: 29900 Auction Ct, Hayward, CA, USA

Division: Cox Automotive

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Requisition Number: 207399

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.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Verify vehicle identification.
  • Enter basic vehicle identification information to database.
  • Inspect vehicle equipment and options and document results.
  • Assess and 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.
  • Collaborate with auto technicians to perform post sale inspections (PSI) and enter results in appropriate database following auction policies.
  • 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.
  • Locating proper options on ECR and in vehicle
  • Locating emissions stickers on vehicle
  • Reading paint meter, tire gauge, and ruler
  • NAAA frame policy chart
  • Choosing proper drop-down menus in ECR and IDIS (for audits)


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • ASE certification or background in automotive repair cost estimating preferred; ICAR Certifications a plus.
  • Valid Driver’s License and safe driving record required.
  • Basic computer software skills required.
  • Ability to multitask required.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • General knowledge of body and mechanical work preferred.
  • Helps peers with questions and problems
  • Trains and educates representatives and customers; explain why/how things were written or assessed
  • Troubleshoots issues with Tough Book (hardware and software issues)
  • Uses computer to complete ECR
  • Uses and troubleshooting other electronic devices (ex. Paint meter)
  • Logs time in KRONOS
  • Choose appropriate tool for job (ex. flashlight, paint meter, tire gauge, ruler, knee pads)
  • Know how to use equipment effectively and correctly
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, reach, talk and hear.
  • Frequently required to Crouch down to look at side or underneath car, Strength to open up hood or trunk, Crouching, bending while performing audits, Ability to reach inside or underneath vehicle
  • Trunk Strength, Lifting, Kneeling, Squatting, Standing all day, Bending over, Getting under vehicle
  • Near vision abilities required include: Find dings and scratches, Find paint work, Hail damage, Frame/Unibody, Other exterior damage, Interior damage
  • Ability to find previous repair (ex. differences in color, shade, quality of paint job)
  • Identify exterior or interior colors
  • Ability to deal with different lighting (i.e. exterior and interior lighting; natural and artificial light)
  • Previous body shop experience, mechanical experience, estimating experience a plus, but not required

Who We Are

About Cox Automotive

There's nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like, Manheim and vAuto.

About Cox

We are the Cox family of businesses. We've been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions – Cox Communications and Cox Automotive – are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. We're also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. We're looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope you'll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at

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.

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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Location Hayward, CA, 94557, United States
Categories Installation/Maintenance/Repair

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