Resident Field Service Technician – Yankton, SD

Job Posted: October 27th, 2021

Location: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, US

Location: Applicant will work in and around the Yankton, SD area reporting to the Sioux Falls, SD location.


We are looking for self-motivated, hardworking, team-oriented, customer-driven diesel service technicians to join our growing service team throughout our three-state region. If you have a passion for working with construction, agriculture or power generation equipment in a team environment, and are eager to continue learning throughout your career, you will be right at home at Butler. 

The future of our business is dependent upon developing the capabilities of individuals who live our company mission, demonstrate our values and are hungry to grow their careers. Learn more about becoming a Butler Tech by visiting

Full-Time Technician Pay Scale: $26.39/hr-$42.76/hr, DOE. 

Job Responsibilities:
The position will involve but not be limited to the following duties:
•Performs fieldwork in outlying areas with possibility of overnight stays. 
•Performs work out of a Field Service Truck.
•Available to handle emergency repair situations after hours as needed.
•Ability to work Saturday on short notice or as workload dictates.
•Completes service reports, time cards, parts returns, etc. in a timely manner.
•Communicates effectively with customers and supervisor.
•Troubleshoots electrical systems, hydraulic systems and power trains efficiently and accurately.
•Performs all aspects of repair to ag equipment products we represent. 
•Makes decisions that are honest, fair and in the best interest of our customers, our company and our suppliers.
•Works with limited supervision.
•Demonstrates and promotes Butler Machinery’s mission, vision and values.
•Performs other duties as assigned.

•Two year Associate Degree or equivalent training and experience preferred.
•Ability to perform some welding and knowledge of cutting torch.
•Individual must be self-motivated, organized, and self-sufficient and have the ability to work alone.
•Possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
•Willingness to travel.
•Pre-employment drug testing conducted.
•Must have and maintain a clean driving record.
•CDL licensing or the ability to obtain CDL a must.

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Must have valid work authorization and be able to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship.


As a family business for three generations, we currently employ over 800 associates in 18 locations throughout North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska.  If you desire to grow a career with our team, here are some things we offer in our full benefits package: 

  • 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
  • 8% Annual Retirement Employer Contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – including Health Coaching 
  • SmartDollar – employer paid financial planning program 
  • Legal Shield/ID Shield products 
  • Other company-sponsored benefits include uniforms, safety glass allowance, optional Credit Union membership and educational assistance.


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