Auto Damage Auction Inspector

Alliance Inspection Management - Mount Juliet, TN (30+ days ago)3.1

Job Details
Title: Auto Damage Auction Inspector

AiM is Hiring Automotive Professionals Immediately!
Reports to: Auction Facility Lead or Auction Facility Manager

I. Summary
On a daily basis, an Auto Damage Auction Inspector performs multiple inspections on used vehicles at a fixed auction site. The auction inspector is assigned to a single site, whereat he/she focuses on detecting damage, missing parts, and mechanical issues on vehicles being sold at the auction site. Inspections are performed in compliance with the client’s inspection routine and guidelines. All inspections are performed using a mobile device equipped with proprietary inspection software.

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Used vehicle Inspection

  • Perform a thorough and accurate inspection of each vehicle’s condition.
  • Identify all damage, missing parts and mechanical problems while performing an inspection of the interior, exterior, trunk area, engine compartment and undercarriage of the vehicle.
  • Inspector must make objective decisions based on a defined set of inspection guidelines.
  • All findings will be recorded in a mobile device using proprietary inspection software. Other tools to be used include digital camera, tread depth measuring gauge, etc.
  • Inspections will take place outdoors at a large auction facility.
  • Regular Attendance and Availability is mandatory.
Other- Perform other related duties as requested including but not limited to locating and moving vehicles.

III. Supervisory Responsibilities

IV. Required Skills
  • Teamwork –Balances individual and team responsibilities.
  • Highly motivated- ambitious and open to working in a fast paced environment.
  • Attention to detail - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
  • Good Communication Skills – Both oral and written.
  • 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. Qualifications
  • High School or GED equivalent
  • Technical courses (particularly those in the automotive industry) are preferred but not necessary
  • General knowledge of automotive components preferred but not required
  • Automotive Estimating/Repair a plus
  • Basic computer skills required (Microsoft Suite of products and basic operation of computer or mobile device)
VI. Essential Physical Requirements

Work Conditions
Must meet all physical aspects to be able to successfully complete the vehicle inspection routine including;
  • Regular bending, walking, standing, kneeling and lifting (up to 25 lbs.)
  • Large, fixed auction site
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions (heat, rain, snow, etc…)
  • Must be able to work extended hours including weekends and holidays (as needed)
Ability to Operate a Motor Vehicle
  • Possess a valid state issued driver’s license
VII. Pre-Employment Screening
All candidates must satisfactorily pass the following;
  • Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) Review (driving record)
  • Criminal background screening
  • Drug test required
(Note: AiM will require submission of a drug test following any on-site vehicle accident)

VIII. Travel
  • The position requires occasional overnight travel to assist with special projects or increased volumes.
VIV. Classification
This position is non-exempt (hourly) and eligible for overtime. Full Time Auction Inspectors (30 or more hours per week) are eligible to participate in AIM’s 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 applicant’s 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.

Planning/Organizing Advanced
Sense of Urgency Advanced
Team Player Advanced
Flexibility Advanced
Dispatch/Customer Service Skills Intermediate
Detail Oriented Advanced
Computer/Technical Literacy Advanced
Communication Skills Advanced
Analytical Intermediate
Ability to Multi Task Advanced

Loyal: Shows firm and constant support to a cause

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity


Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work

Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals


High School or better.


Technical/other training or better.


1 year: Consistent, Full-Time work experience

automotive estimating/repair