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Tow Truck Operator

Company: Cox Enterprises
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

This position is responsible for providing general mechanical and automotive services on Auction property, as well as over-the-road and 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 or equivalent required. * 1 - 3 years of experience driving a service/tow truck or rollback truck required. * Valid driver's license and safe driving record required. Physical Requirements * 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. 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 Dealer.com, 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 coxenterprises.com. 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.

Keywords: Cox Enterprises, Portland , Tow Truck Operator, Other , Portland, Oregon

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