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Lead Van Driver I

ADESA Texas Inc
San Antonio, TX 78205
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Job Summary: Reporting to the Transportation Manager, Lot Manager or designated manager, operate motor vehicles on and off auction premises in support of auction activities. Transports and directs Drivers to move, stage and park vehicles in the correct lot area. Perform all other duties assigned by designated manager. Must know, practice and ensure that company policies and procedures and state or federal laws are followed at all times.

Responsibilities and Duties included but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide excellent customer service:
  • Ensure prompt, efficient and courteous service for all contacts and transactions.
  • Demonstrate friendliness and proper etiquette with every customer.
  • Maintain a professional appearance and work area consistent with the Handbook.
  • Handle all aspects of customer complaints or disputes by resolving in a friendly, courteous manner. Advise the designated manager of all complaints or incidences.
  • Operate motor vehicles in a safe and efficient manner:
  • Always operate motor vehicles safely and practice conservative, cautious and courteous driving habits.
  • Immediately report to the designated manager all mechanical problems experienced whether on or off the job.
  • Immediately report to the supervisor or designated manager anything that occurs which may potentially jeopardize the ability to physically or legally operate a motor vehicle.
  • All driving related incidents to include traffic citations, warnings and accidents.
  • Maintain and assure good operating condition of all equipment and facilities.
  • Maintain work area and conditions to ensure safe environment for all employees and customers. Respond to and follow proper company policy procedures involving accidents (customer or employee), injuries, and loss or damage to any property. Report all incidents to designated manager or supervisor immediately.
  • Other responsibilities:
  • Maintain and assure good operating condition of all equipment and facilities. Advise designated manager of all breakdowns and maintenance needs immediately.
  • Practice and promote teamwork at all times. Set a good example of attitude and performance
  • Practice and promote company Core Values.

Transportation Lead Van Driver Specific Responsibilities and Skills

  • Transport Auction Drivers on and off auction premises for transport, pickup and delivery in support of auction activities.
  • Assign Auction Drivers to a lot area on or off property to move, stage and park vehicles.
  • Instruct Auction Drivers on positioning of vehicles as assigned by the designated manager.

Lot Lead Van Driver Specific Responsibilities and Skills

  • Transport Lot Drivers on auction premises and assign various duties such as moving, staging and parking vehicles in the designated lot area in support of daily auction activities.
  • Direct Lot Drivers to move vehicles from one spot on the auction lot to another to maintain an efficient flow of vehicles throughout the auction process.

Lead Van Driver Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Previous auto auction experience is preferred
  • Effective communication skills required.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions is required.
  • Must be qualified to operate a motor vehicle and possess a valid drivers license.
  • Ability to read English and/or comprehend motor vehicle traffic signs required.
  • Must be insured and/or insurable if required by the state.
  • Must submit to and pass controlled substance investigation and testing in accordance with company policy. Must not be under the influence of any condition or substance that could distract or impair the ability to safely and efficiently operate a motor vehicle.
  • Must not have a motor vehicle record or criminal record that does not meet the minimum standards set by company policy.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: The physical requirements of the position are Heavy Physical Work.

  • Visual acuity requirements include color, depth perception and field of vision comparable to definitions for Mobile Equipment Operator Standard.
  • Constant balancing, stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, repetitive motion
  • Occasional standing
  • Potential climbing, crawling

This position is subject to both inside and outside environmental working conditions including temperature changes, outside weather conditions, slightly elevated ambient noise levels, minor potential physical hazards such as electrical and mechanical equipment, cleaning and pesticides chemicals, and minor atmospheric conditions affecting skin or respiratory systems such as fumes, odors and dusts associated with car exhaust, internal and external service station/convenience food and petroleum operations .

Benefits for Full-Time Employees commence on the first of the month following 30 days of employment. Benefits include:

  • 3 Medical Plan Options, 2 Dental Plan Options and 2 Vision Plan Options
  • Health Savings Account Portable account used to pay for medical expenses and funded with Pre-tax Deductions and Annual Employer Contributions ($750 Individual Coverage/ $1,500 for Family Coverage)
  • 401K Plan with 100% Employer Match on first 4% Employee Contribution
  • The following Benefits are 100% Employer Paid: 2x Salary Life Insurance, 65% Salary Short Term Disability, 2/3x Salary Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Plan, Wellness Program, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Flexible Spending Account
  • 6 Paid Holidays, 5 Paid Sick Days, 5 Personal Days, and 10 Days of Vacation (prorated based on hire date).
  • Voluntary Benefits (Accident, Critical Illness, Identity Theft)


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Posted: 2020-01-08 Expires: 2020-02-06
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