Loader Operator - Part-Time in North Franklin, Connecticut, United States (# 1421)

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Job Description

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.

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers is looking for an energetic, customer-focused Yard Staff-Loader Operator (Part-Time) who will be based in North Franklin, CT. 

Individual compensation packages are based on several factors unique to each candidate, including geographic location, experience, qualifications, and other job-related reasons.  

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 + paid overtime 
  • Catered meals at auction time 


  • Hold and maintain a valid, clean driver’s license
  • Climb on, off and under large equipment and trucks
  • Work outside year-round, no matter the weather
  • Work overtime, including weekend hours, at 4 onsite and 1-2 offsite auction sales. You can expect to work extra hours for 2-3 weeks prior to each sale, during each sale, and for 1-2 weeks after each sale
  • Travel as required to other auction sites within the region.
  • Operate all types of heavy equipment and trucks.
  • Help set up equipment in the yard for auctions.
  • Help customers load their equipment purchases, and answer their questions related to the yard.


  • Experience operating heavy machinery
  • Able to operate a large 36,000 lbs forklift is an asset
  • Good spoken and written English is required
  • Good computer skills and able to learn new programs quickly
  • A track-record of working safely, and helping others work safely, too
  • You must be able to relate really well with customers and team members
  • You like to work in a team, helping out wherever needed; but you can also self-start and work on your own
  • You're organized, and can handle lots of tasks at once
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • You like to work hard, but still have fun on the job.


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.

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Job Attributes

Job ID



Administrative Support




North Franklin, Connecticut, United States


Part time