Construction Equipment Sales Professional

Job Posted: October 17th, 2021

Location: Rapid City, South Dakota, US


Construction Sales Professional – Rapid City 

Are you passionate about building solid connections with your clients while playing a crucial role in growing within the construction business?  Are you looking to work for the best and to be the best in a place where culture matters?  Butler Machinery is looking for an outgoing and resourceful people person to be our next Construction Sales Professional (Customer Account Manager).  The successful candidate can skillfully represent our premier line of Caterpillar products with enthusiasm while making sure our clients' needs are understood and addressed.  You should be resourceful, analytical, adaptable, and organized with the ability to build rapport. We think you will love our customer-driven and team-based culture.  Apply today!

 Our ideal future teammate values great relationships with everyone in the company, is customer-driven, strives for excellence every day, has high levels of integrity and accountability and focuses on safety in everything he/she does. The continued success of our business is dependent upon a team that believes in our company mission, demonstrates our values every day and is hungry to grow their careers. 

With a population of around 75,000 people, Rapid City is large enough to offer plenty of amenities, but still small enough to have a hometown vibe for the people who live here.  Named the best place to live in South Dakota by Money Magazine (2017), Rapid City has so much to offer. Trains, art, wildlife, shopping, hot air balloons, race cars, orchestra, museums, professional hockey, theatre, winery,  brew houses, golf, ice skating, indoor waterpark, reptile garden, and caving are just some of the Rapid City amenities.


 Construction Sales Professional Responsibilities:

  • Builds strong relationships with customers focusing on long term mutual growth.
  • Promotes new and used heavy line products to customers as well as used competitor brands in stock.
  • Responsible for territory management and recording activities promptly into CRM on a weekly basis.
  • Completes and processes all sales, finance and rental documentation.
  • Delivers and demonstrates equipment to customers.
  • Manages an account base in an assigned territory. 
  • Attends and works at trade shows.
  • Appraises used equipment.
  • Forecasts annual territory sales.
  • Promotes the sale of Cat parts and service to all customers.
  • Maintains accurate customer information in the customer account and machine population database.
  • Participates in training and obtains required certifications as requested.
  • Assists parts and service as needed. 
  • Works within and promotes vision, mission, and values of BMC.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Construction Sales Professional Qualifications: 

  • Sales training and experience preferred
  • Basic knowledge of accounting and equipment financing
  • Experience with governmental bidding process – State and County agencies
  • Mining equipment and site experience
  • Sales experience with proven closing skills are preferred.  
  • This position requires excellent customer service skills with experience in construction equipment beneficial.  
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word is essential.  
  • Analytical thinking, problem solving, and decision-making skills will be important for the success of this position. 
  • Good communication skills – both written and verbal are a must.  
  • Ability to think on feet
  • Personable
  • Fluent communications
  • Ability to know when to close the deal
  • Ability to relate to different personalities
  • Self-driven/motivated
  • Reliable
  • Honest/High integrity


As a family business for three generations, we currently employ over 800 associates in 20 locations throughout North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and Nebraska. We are looking for self-motivated, forward-thinking individuals to join us in our continued success. If you desire to start your career with our team, here are some things we offer within our full benefits package for the Construction Sales Professional: 


  • Health Insurance – 3 plan options including 2 High Deductible plans 
  • Dental Insurance – 2 plan options 
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Benefit Plan
  • Basic Life/AD&D and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • AFLAC options - Cancer Insurance/Accidental/Hospitalization/Short Term Disability 
  • Short-Term Disability Coverage – 60% of salary paid by Butler 
  • Maternity Benefit
  • Holidays – 7 days company paid
  • Health Savings Account (with High Deductible Healthcare Plan options) – Employer contribution up to $1000/yr 
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 401(K) Plan
  • 10% Annual Retirement Employer Contribution, with Additional 5% Discretionary Employer Contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – including Health Coaching 
  • SmartDollar – employer paid financial planning program 
  • Legal Shield/ID Shield products 
  • Company Vehicle 
  • Other company-sponsored benefits include uniforms, safety glass allowance, optional Credit Union membership and educational assistance.




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