Field Asset Specialist

Ritchie Bros. - Edmonton, AB (30 days ago)

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Field Asset Specialist (3 positions)

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As the premier global asset management and disposition company, Ritchie Bros. helps thousands of people around the world buy and sell heavy equipment, trucks, and other assets every month. With our multiple onsite and online selling platforms and commitment to first-class customer service, Ritchie Bros. is trusted worldwide for making buying and selling easy, efficient, fair, and transparent. If you’re an innovator with an entrepreneurial spirit, we want you to join our growing team – employed in a wide variety of positions from sales to operations to corporate functions – as we transform the global used equipment market.

Join us on our journey and move forward with us, build your success, and grow your career.

We’re looking for a Field Asset Specialist in Edmonton, Alberta.

The Opportunity:

The Field Asset Specialist will increase the efficiency and time management of Territory Manager by assisting with appraisals, tracking appraisal data and tracking risk inventory. The Field Asset Specialist will also attend trade shows, professional association events and auctions, as well as assist with Detailed Equipment Information and special projects as directed by the Regional Sales Manager.

In this role you’ll:

  • Analyze and prioritize the assets; establish a reasonable time line for inspection completion and determine which site is best suited for the efficient completion of a project
  • Ensure inspection conditions are safe; determine if extra resources are required to meet deadlines
  • Liase with territory managers to improve time management and customer interactions
  • Identify high-performing territory manager's and assist with their business units
  • Represent Ritchie Bros. at various internal and external events
  • Assist with large appraisals and large projects within Western Canada, Detail Equipment Information (DEI), and Strategic Accounts as directed
  • Actively support the RB Unreserved Commitment to Safety: to send everyone home, every day, the way they came to work, by taking personal responsibility for your safety and safety of your team, co-workers and customers.

This job will require you to:

  • Work primarily from the Edmonton Sales site office and on the road
  • Attend 4 to 6 auction sales, 1 to 2 days each in duration within the region, where you'll assist colleagues
  • Travel overnight approximately 5 to 15 days per month to cover multiple territories, and 1 to 2 days prior to each auction sale

Here’s what you bring:

  • 2-3 years' experience with auctions (Operations or Sales)
  • Knowledge of heavy equipment and transportation
  • Ability to operate a variety of trucks and equipment
  • First Aid Certification
  • High School diploma
  • Reliable team player

What We Offer:
Our success is built on the drive and dedication of our people. As we grow around the globe, there will be many opportunities to advance your career – we’ve proven this throughout our 60+ years in business. And, we'll take care of you along the way. Here’s how:

  • Base salary
  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits.
  • RRSP / Pension plan and an Employee Share Plan, both with company match.
  • Ongoing training, professional development and tuition reimbursement.

To get an idea of what our auctions are like, you can check out some auction videos on YouTube right here:

Want to learn more about the company? Visit our Career site, LinkedIn or connect with us today through Facebook or Twitter.

Established in 1958, Ritchie Bros. (NYSE and TSX: RBA) is a global asset management and disposition company, offering customers end-to-end solutions for buying and selling used heavy equipment, trucks and other assets. Operating in a multitude of sectors, including construction, transportation, agriculture, energy, oil and gas, mining, and forestry, the company’s selling channels include: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world’s largest industrial auctioneer offers live auction events with online bidding; IronPlanet, an online marketplace with featured weekly auctions and providing its exclusive IronClad Assurance® equipment condition certification; MarketPlacee, an online marketplace offering multiple price and timing options; Mascus,a leading European online equipment listing service; and Ritchie Bros. Private Treaty, offering privately negotiated sales. The company also offers sector-specific solutions including GovPlanet, TruckPlanet, Kruse Energy Auctioneers and Cat® auctions, plus equipment financing and leasing through Ritchie Bros. Financial Services. For more information about the unprecedented choice provided by Ritchie Bros., visit

Ritchie Bros. is an equal opportunity employer and ensures nondiscrimination in all activities in accordance with all applicable laws. This position is open to all qualified applicants who are legally entitled to work in the country in which this job is located. Candidate selection is made by Talent Acquisition. Only electronic applications can be accepted. No agency calls please.


Job Type: Full-time