Condition Report Writer

Job Description

AutoNation Auto Auction

Position Overview

The Condition Report (CR) Writer assesses vehicle condition through inspecting vehicles for damage, missing parts and/or mechanical problems. Post inspection, the CR Writer documents the vehicle condition as well as repair/replacement cost estimates.

 

What are the day-to-day responsibilities?

  • Utilizing a tablet to complete all details of the Condition Report (documentation related to vehicle condition including vehicle identification data, condition description, repair costs estimates and photographs).
  • Making recommendations for reconditioning to increase vehicle value.
  • Conducting assessments of vehicle condition upon delivery documenting any damage or repair required for paint, engine, AC/heater operation, electronics and tires.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of applicable labor rates, parts charges and manufacturer's updates; adhere to work instructions/procedures regarding inspections/documentation
  • Demonstrating commitment to workplace safety by following predetermined safety procedures.
  • Providing sale day assistance including lane coordination, locating and moving vehicles, and starting or jumping vehicles.

 

What are the requirements for this job?

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • ASE and/or ICAR certifications or background in automotive repair and cost estimating required.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Organization and follow-up skills.
  • Previous body shop experience preferred.
  • Ability to drive vehicles with standard and automatic transmission.
  • Reasonable computer skills, ability to use a mobile computer device.
  • Organization and follow-up skills.
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, reach and kneel.
  • Valid in-state driver’s license and have and maintain an acceptable, safe driving record.

 

AutoNation is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.