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Auto Damage Field Inspector

Company: Alliance Inspection Management Llc
Location: Orlando
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Title: Auto Damage Field InspectorReports to: Area ManagerSummaryThis is an exciting, challenging and highly visible position. The AiM Auto Damage Field Inspector conducts mobile, used vehicle inspections within a designated geographical area. The field inspector will perform a variety of different inspections ranging from off-lease vehicles at a lessees home or business to major damage vehicles on behalf of an insurance provider. The field inspector will also be cross-trained to perform dealer floor plan audits on behalf of automobile finance companies.The field inspector must maintain high ethical/company standards and policies when conducting inspections and audits on behalf of AiM. All field inspectors are provided with a company vehicle, equipped with GPS technology, subject to satisfactorily meeting all AiM standards/requirements upon being offered a position.II. Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesVehicle inspections The field inspector drives to locations such as homes, offices, and other fixed sites to perform used vehicle inspections. A field inspector must accurately assess vehicle condition, estimate value of required repairs (using damage estimating software), document findings in a condition report, and transmit completed reports after each inspection.Dealer Floor Plan Audits -The field inspectors will be cross-trained to perform dealer floor plan audits based on geographical area and need. The field inspectors will be responsible for a physical count of vehicles, in addition to an audit of dealers records including the sale, disposition and proceeds of the vehicles in question. The field inspectors will be responsible for reconciling dealer and AiM customer physical counts, and in some cases, facilitating payment from dealer to the finance company.Performance Expectations - Document and record vehicle damages, utilizing proprietary inspection and damage estimating software with laptop computer and digital camera. The field inspectors will be expected to electronically report status of his/ her assignments during the day using AiMs proprietary scheduling and routingsoftware in order to maintain high productivity each work day.Customer Engagement - The field inspectors will be the front line in regards to face-to-face interaction with AiMs clients including their dealers and lessees. This position will require an increased level of customer service skills combined with a heightened sense of professionalism.Other - Perform additional duties as required by the Company. Make continuous recommendations to improve quality and efficiency.Regular Attendance and AvailabilityIII. Supervisory ResponsibilitiesOn occasion, field inspectors may be asked to train new hire field inspectors and supervise group dealer audits.IV. Required SkillsThe ideal candidate should display the following skills:Teamwork Balance individual and team responsibilities.Highly Motivated - Ambitious and open to working in fast paced environment.Attention to Detail Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.Good Communication Skills - Both oral and writtenTime Management - Ability to manage individual workday and work independently from home with minimal supervision. Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion, and to conclude as to inspection and audit findings.Advanced Computer Skills Knowledge of basic hardware, operating systems, software and overall functionality with a computer (i.e. email, media download/upload, internet, etc)V. QualificationsEducationHigh school or GED equivalent requiredSome college level courses and/or technical courses (particularly in the automotive industry) preferred, but not necessary.Experience Minimum 4 years of consistent, full-time work experience General knowledge of automotive components preferred. AiM will train the ideal candidate. Automotive Estimating/ Repair a plus Having a Damage Estimator License or Independent Auto Damage and Theft Appraisal Adjuster License for the state of New York a plus Experience working independently or with limited supervisionVI. Essential Physical RequirementsWork ConditionsMust meet all physical aspects to be able to successfully complete the vehicle inspection routine including:Bending/ KneelingWalkingStandingLifting (up to 25 lbs.)ClimbingGetting in/out of vehiclesMust be able to work outside in all weather conditions (heat, rain, cold, snow, etc.)Must be able to work extended hours including weekends and holidays if neededMust be able to safely operate a Motor VehiclePossess a valid state issued drivers licenseGood driving record with no more than one moving violation in the last three yearsMust be 21 years or older due to car rental regulationsVII. Pre-Employment ScreeningMotor Vehicle Report (MVR) review (driving record from state DMV)Criminal background screeningDrug TestAll candidates considered for employment must satisfactorily pass all elements of the pre- employment screening before a formal offer can be made.VIII. TravelThe position requires occasional overnight travel to assist with special projects or increased volumes.VIV. ClassificationThis position is non-exempt (hourly) and eligible for overtime. Full Time Auction Inspectors (30 or more hours per week) are eligible to participate in AIMs benefit plans, including medical, dental and 401k (upon completion of the first 60 days of employment, beginning on the first of the next month; 90 days for 401k).AiM provides equal employment opportunity without regard to an applicants race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, religion, or veteran status.Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on AiM. Please inform us if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process. To comply with Federal law, Alliance Inspection Management LLC, participates in E-Verify.#P3ExperienceRequired1 year(s): Experience working independently or with limited supervision4 year(s): consistent, full-time work experiencePreferred1 year(s): Automotive Estimating/ Repair1 year(s): General knowledge of automotive components preferredEducationRequiredHigh School or betterPreferredSome college or betterLicenses & CertificationsPreferredAuto ServiceAuto RepairSkillsRequiredTeam PlayerSense of UrgencyPlanning/OrganizingFlexibilityDetail OrientedDispatch/Customer Service SkillsCommunication SkillsAnalyticalComputer/Technical LiteracyAbility to Multi Taskby Jobble

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