Lead Van Driver I

KAR Auction Services York, PA
Summary: Job Summary: Reporting to the designated supervisor or manager, operate motor vehicles on and off auction premises for transport, pickup and delivery in support of auction activities. Transports auction drivers to the lot to move, stage, and park vehicles in the correct lot area. Perform all other duties assigned by supervisor or manager. Must know, practice and ensure that company policies and procedures and state or federal laws are followed at all times. A Lead Van Driver is one who operates vehicles under fifteen (15) passenger vans and must pass the ADESA Class A Driver Certification Program. Each driver must properly document all activities as required by law and company policies and procedures and must remain in compliance with those laws, policies and procedures set forth by the Company.

Job Description:

Responsibilities and Duties:

Provide prompt, efficient and courteous service for all contacts and transactions, both on the phone and in person. Demonstrate friendliness and proper phone etiquette with every customer. Maintain a professional appearance and work area consistent with the Handbook.

Be familiar with procedures for handling all aspects of customer complaints or disputes. Resolve any customer complaints in a friendly, courteous manner. Advise the supervisor or designated manager of all complaints or incidences.

Immediately report to manager or supervisor anything that occurs which may potentially jeopardize the ability to physically or legally operate a motor vehicle.

Immediately report to manager or supervisor all driving related incidents to include traffic citations, warnings, accidents or mechanical problems experienced on either private or public property whether on or off the job.

Always operate motor vehicles safely and practice conservative, cautious, and courteous driving habits.

Perform various pick up and delivery duties such as bank deposits, mail pickup and delivery, and other tasks as assigned by supervisor in support of daily auction activities.

Transport and assign auction drivers to a lot area to move, stage, and park vehicles. Instruct auction drivers on positioning of vehicles.

Maintain and assure good operating condition of all equipment and facilities. Advise supervisor or manager of all breakdowns and maintenance needs immediately.

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 manager of supervisor immediately.

Practice proper loss prevention and reaction procedures in accordance with policy. Report all incidents properly and immediately to supervisor or manager.

Practice and promote teamwork at all times. Set a good personal example of attitude and performance.

Educational Requirements and Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED preferred.

Must possess an active driver's license.

Must successfully pass and remain in compliance with the ADESA Class A Driver Certification Program.

* Motor Vehicle Record Annual Review

* Medical Exam (every 2 years)

* Road Test

Ability to work variable schedules/shifts and long hours.

Ability to work in all types of weather and conditions.

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 be able to read English and/or comprehend motor vehicle traffic signs.

Must submit to and pass controlled substance investigation and testing in accordance with Company Policy.

Must be insured and/or insurable if required by the state.

Must not have a motor vehicle record or criminal record that does not meet the minimum standards set by Company policy.

Essential and Marginal Functions:

All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that essential functions and non-essential functions have been identified. Requirements, skills and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions.

In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the associate or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.

Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer.

Function

Description

Essential

Marginal

Standing

Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time.

Daily

Sitting

For extended periods of time.

Daily

Carrying

Hold or support something while moving.

Occasional

Pushing

Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.

Daily

Pulling

Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.

Daily

Kneeling

Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.

Occasional

Stooping

Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.

Occasional

Reaching

Extending hand(s) and arms(s) in any direction.

Daily

Lifting from Arm Level

Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.

Daily

Lifting from Floor Level

Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.

Occasional

Lifting Objects 0-25 lbs

Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Daily

Lifting Objects 25-50 lbs

Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Occasional

Balancing

Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces. This factor is important if the amount and kind of balancing the amount and kind of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.

Daily

Walking

Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.

Daily

Climbing

Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.

Daily

Squatting

Sitting in a crouching position with knees bent.

Daily

Hand Movement: Repetitive motions

Making substantial movements (motions) of wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

Daily

Hand Movement: Grasping

Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.

Daily

Custodial Work

Occasional

Reading

Daily

Talking in Person

Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which you must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly.

Daily

Talking via Phone/Radio

Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which you must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly.

Daily

Hearing in Person

Perceiving the nature of sounds with no less than 40 db loss @ 500 Hz, 1,000 Hz, and 2,000 Hz with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machined parts.

Daily

Hearing via Phone/Radio

Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound.

Daily

Vision: Color Distinction

The worker is required to have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles or heavy equipment.

Daily

Vision: Visual Inspection

The worker Is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection).

Daily

Vision: Measuring/Assembling at Close Distance

The worker Is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection).

Daily

Hand/Eye Coordination

Daily

Finger Dexterity

Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, particularly with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm.

Daily

Driving: Under 10,000 lb Vehicle

Safety rated B positions.

Daily

Driving: 10,001-26,000 lb Vehicle

Safety rated Class A positions.

Daily

Driving: Over 26,001 lb Vehicle

Safety rated DOT position/CDL required.

Daily

Driving: Mover/Forklift

Occasional

Temperature: Extreme Heat

Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour.

Daily

Temperature: Extreme Cold

Temperatures below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour.

Daily

Location: Outdoors

No protection from weather.

Daily

Location: Indoors

Protection from weather conditions, but not from temperature changes.

Daily

Equipment/Machines

Daily

Night/Dark

Daily

Extreme Noise Levels

There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the noise level.

Daily

Atmospheric Conditions

One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: Fumes, odors, dusts, mists, chemicals, gases or poor ventilation.

Daily

Hazardous Exposure Conditions

Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.

Daily

Education

High School Diploma/GED Preferred

Daily

Driving Experience

Valid drivers license and 6 months experience

Daily

Read/Understand English

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Read and understand traffic signs/signals in English.

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