Loader Operator III in Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada (# 808)

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The Opportunity:

  • 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.


Here’s what you bring:

  • 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 ability 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. 


This job will require you to:

  • 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 four 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

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 
  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits
  • RRSP / Pension plan with company match


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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Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada


Full time