Service Advisor

Job Posted: October 18th, 2021

Location: Bismarck, North Dakota, US


Service Advisor – Bismarck

You have the opportunity to receive up to 15% of your total earnings in your pension/retirement plan from your employer without any contributions of your own.

Are you a proactive, detail-oriented person with great communication skills and a passion for customer service? Butler Machinery wants you to be a Service Advisor, coordinating and scheduling service technician’s time, invoicing work orders, and communicating quotes, job status and scheduling.  Butler Machinery is a family owned company that offers fantastic benefits! 


  • Assigns jobs and work areas to Service Technicians according to their skills and knowledge. 
  • Seeks customer feedback proactively, anticipates problems and responds promptly. 
  • Responds and follows up to employee issues and concerns. 
  • Reviews all repair work orders for accuracy concerning parts, materials and labor, and approves the release of equipment for delivery to the customer. 
  • Works with the Service Manager or supervisor in all aspects of the service department in fulfilling the responsibilities of the Service Manager (may fill the Service Manager's role in their absence). 
  • Assists the Service Manager in Quoting and Estimating upcoming jobs coming into the service department. 
  • Advises Service Manager of all customer complaints. 
  • Assists the team in the implementation of Contamination Control Guidelines. 
  • Meets with Service Manager on a regular basis to review department performance profitability and efficiencies. 
  • Exhibits technical and product knowledge on all equipment sold within the dealership’s area of responsibility. 
  • Follows all safety rules and regulations while performing work assignments and adheres to all policies and procedures as specified in company manuals and as directed in the employee handbook. 
  • Presents a professional image of Butler Machinery Company to customers and community.
  • Seeks and participates proactively in available company-sponsored training to develop and advance knowledge base and skill set. 
  • Participates in all company/location driven communication efforts, including customer events, department meetings and other related efforts. 
  • Maintains a positive and professional working relationship with peers, management, and support resources, with a constant commitment to teamwork and exemplary customer service. 
  • Works within and promotes vision, mission, and values of BMC.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Duties:

  • Organizes, communicates, and delegates responsibilities and priorities to subordinates to ensure the successful operation of the department.
  • Provides regular and timely feedback that recognizes employee performance, motivating employees and promoting self-development.
  • Communicates with and coaches employees on assignments, providing technical expertise as needed.
  • Selects, trains and develops employees consistent with department/division goals, providing coaching on career development.


  • A High school and/or technical school education or equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education required.
  • Strong customer service skills 
  • Strong computer skills 
  • Strong technical knowledge 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task

Butler Machinery is the authorized Caterpillar dealer for North and South Dakota, offering Caterpillar products and services to support the construction and ag industry. We are proud to represent many manufacturers including: FENDT, AGCO, Drago, Challenger, Horsch, Killbros, Balzer and more.

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.  As Service Advisor, here are some of the benefits we provide within 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
  • 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 
  • Other company-sponsored benefits include uniforms, safety glass allowance, optional Credit Union membership and educational assistance.




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