Auto Condition Inspector / Report Writer

  • Job Tracking ID: 512310-790756
  • Job Location: Memphis, TN
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: September 21, 2021
  • Years of Experience: Any
  • Starting Date: July 20, 2021

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Job Description:

A great learning experience.

A chance to grow professionally. 

A daytime, weekday work schedule. 

An informal, relaxed work atmosphere. 

A full benefits package and a competitive salary. 

If these things appeal to you in an employer, we need to talk! 

We are Memphis Auto Auction, a leader in the automotive auction industry and a winner of the Auction of the Year award.  We’re growing, and due to an increased business needs, we are now seeking an auto condition inspector to work at our facility in the airport area of Memphis.  

As an auto condition inspector, or Condition Report Writer, your main responsibility is to log body and mechanical damage present on incoming vehicle inventory for a broad range of auction clients. Condition Report Writers are also responsible for maintaining lot inventory in proper locations, marking vehicles for sale, including appropriate client labeling, moving vehicles, and assist other lot/security crew as necessary.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include, but may not be limited to:

  • Physically examining exterior and interior of each vehicle.

  • Documenting any damage and the estimating repair cost(s) in an electronic or written format, depending on the client is needs.

  • Test driving each unit, checking for any abnormal drivability issues, including engine and transmission problems.

  • Maintaining vital communications with Fleet Lease, Mechanic, and Detail Department. Keeping each department informed of any issue (s) and assist in movement of vehicles through the auction process.

  • Responsible for placing vehicle in proper staging zone post-CR (i.e. mechanics detail and inventory).

This position includes a competitive hourly wage, a very relaxed, informal work atmosphere, and a family-friendly, Monday-Friday work schedule.  Our full-time employees may participate in major medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance plans, and a 401(k) Savings Plan with company match.  We also offer a competitive compensation package, paid time off and promotional opportunities.  By the way, we like to have a little fun at work, too!


Experience and Skills:

  • Must be able to drive standard and manual transmission vehicles.

  • Ability to distinguish if body work has been performed and determine quality of work.

  • Ability to diagnose mechanical issues and evaluate needed repairs.

  • Mechanical, paint & body knowledge a plus. Good penmanship, accuracy, and attention to detail are essential.

  • Above average computer skills.

  • Must be willing to work outdoors in all kinds of weather.

  • Basic knowledge of office equipment a plus (fax, copier).

  • Requires excellent time management, organizational skills and strong communication skills.

  • Self starter who requires limited supervision.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Successfully pass MVR, Background and Drug screenings.

If you are a positive team player who is a motivated self-starter and prides themselves on delivering great work, we want to talk with you!
Memphis Auto Auction is growing---come grow with us!