Tow Truck/Valet Driver

  • Warren Henry Auto Group
  • Key West, FL, USA
  • May 16, 2018
Full time Towing and Recovery Automotive Customer Service General Labor Transportation

Job Description

Position Overview

Incumbent is responsible for the pick-up and delivery of vehicles. Must provide excellent customer service and work hand in hand will all other truck drivers to accomplish the loads of the day. 

Responsibilities

  • Determines the needs for vehicle pick-up and/or deliveries route daily.
  • Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned.
  • Collect delivery instructions from appropriate sources, verifying instructions and routes.
  • Maintain logs of working hours or of vehicle service or repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.
  • Secure cargo for transport, using ropes, blocks, chain, binders, or covers.
  • Drive trucks to weigh stations before and after loading and along routes to document weights and to comply with state regulations.
  • Obtain receipts or signatures for delivered vehicles and collect payment for services when required.
  • Inventory and inspect vehicles to be moved to determine quantities and conditions.
  • Follow appropriate safety procedures for transporting vehicles.
  • Operate equipment, such as truck cab computers, CB radios, and telephones, to exchange necessary information with bases, supervisors, or other drivers.
  • Perform basic vehicle maintenance tasks, such as adding oil, fuel, or radiator fluid or performing minor repairs.
  • Check conditions of trailers after contents have been unloaded to ensure that there has been no damage.
  • Read bills of lading to determine assignment details.
  • Check all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate.
  • Read and interpret maps to determine vehicle routes.
  • Crank trailer landing gear up or down to safely secure vehicles.
  • Load and unload trucks, or help others with loading and unloading, operating any special loading-related equipment on vehicles and using other equipment as necessary.
  • Wrap goods using pads, packing paper, and containers, and secure loads to trailer walls, using straps.
  • Climb ladders to inspect loads, ensuring that cargo is secure.
  • Remove debris from loaded trailers.
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs, such as changing tires or installing light bulbs, tire chains, or spark plugs.
  • Collaborate with other drivers as part of a driving team on some trips.
  • Plan or adjust routes based on changing conditions, using computer equipment, global positioning systems (GPS) equipment, or other navigation devices to minimize fuel consumption.
  • Assit as a valet driver by driving loaner vehicles to customer and returning to the delaer with the customers vehicle. Or by picking up and/or dropping off customers.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Active/clean CDL license/record.
  • Must be able to load/unload and drive a 7 car carrier.

Skills & Abilities

  • Must be able to communicate with field, regional and corporate management
  • Must be a proven self-starter with strong time management skills
  • Able to use industry related technology platforms
  • Be able to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrate safe driving skills

 

Summary of Benefits:

In addition to a competitive compensation package we offer awesome benefits like these:

  • Health Insurance
  • Gap Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Short-term disability income protection (100% employer paid premium)
  • Optional Long-term disability
  • Life and Accident insurance (100% employer paid premium)
  • Optional life buy-up, spousal and child coverages
  • Supplemental insurance
  • 401K retirement plan with employer contributions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Legal service
  • Lending service
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Referral Program

Occupations

Equipment Operations, General-Other: Logistics-Transportation, Delivery Driver, Vehicle Dispatch, Routing and Scheduling, Truck Driving

Salary

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