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Field Inspector (Contract) - Washington, DC


Company : Ritchie Bros.


Location : Washington, DC


Created : 2019-01-12


Job Type : Full Time


Job Description

Move,Build, Grow your career! Asthe 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 onlineselling platforms and commitment to first-class customer service, Ritchie Bros.is trusted worldwide for making buying and selling easy, efficient, fair, andtransparent. If you're an innovator with an entrepreneurial spirit, we want youto join our growing team ? employed in a wide variety of positions from salesto operations to corporate functions ? as we transform the global usedequipment market. Joinus on our journey and move forward with us, build yoursuccess, and grow your career. Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers is looking for a Contract Field Inspector to cover the area of Washington, DC. The Opportunity: The Field Inspector position requires high level technical knowledge, organizational skills, and a willingness to travel. Field Inspectors must have familiarity with class 8 trucks and trailers, and knowledge of construction and agricultural equipment is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, able to manage a heavy on-site workload with the many administrative tasks necessary to the position. As they are the face of the company, Field Inspectors must conduct themselves with the utmost professionalism at all times. Here is what you'll do: Schedules inspections with the equipment consignor Inspects construction, agricultural equipment, heavy highway and construction trucks to report the condition of major components and systems Measures undercarriages per guidelines and evaluates tires. Evaluates the electrical, hydraulic and mechanical components of equipment Completes inspection evaluation forms, takes pictures and oil samples, using an iPad to submit inspection for an internal quality control team to review Communicates effectively via email and phone with office staff regarding schedule and other details of the inspection process Handle administrative tasks of the position efficiently and in a timely manner Here's what you bring: Five years of heavy equipment and/or heavy truck experience preferably in the repair or operation of diesel equipment (education in lieu of years of experience would be considered on a case by case basis) Technical knowledge of construction equipment including operation, component functions and attachment operations Working knowledge of iPad and ability to transmit files and photos Must have reliable transportation Ability to work independently Basic computer skills This job will require you to: Maintain a valid, clean driver's license Travel as required; Overnight stays as required Be willing to fly or drive significant distances over the course of each week. For an idea of what our auctions are like, you can check out some videos on YouTube. Want to learn more about the company? Visit our Career site, LinkedIn or connect with us today through Facebook or Twitter. Establishedin 1958, Ritchie Bros. (NYSE and TSX: RBA) is a global assetmanagement and disposition company, offering customers end-to-end solutions forbuying and selling used heavy equipment, trucks and other assets. Operating ina multitude of sectors, including construction, transportation, agriculture,energy, oil and gas, mining, and forestry, the company's selling channelsinclude: RitchieBros. Auctioneers, the world's largestindustrial auctioneer offers live auction events with online bidding; IronPlanet, an online marketplace with featured weeklyauctions and providing its exclusive IronClad Assurance? equipment conditioncertification; Marketplacee, an onlinemarketplace offering multiple price and timing options; Mascus, a leading European online equipmentlisting service; and Ritchie Bros. Private Treaty, offering privatelynegotiated sales. The company also offers sector-specific solutionsincluding GovPlanet, TruckPlanet, Kruse Energy Auctioneers, and Cat? auctions,plus equipment financing and leasing through Ritchie Bros. Financial Services. For more informationabout the unprecedented choice provided by Ritchie Bros., visit . RitchieBros. is an equal opportunity employer and ensures nondiscrimination in allactivities in accordance with all applicable laws. This position is open to allqualified applicants who are legally entitled to work in the country in whichthis job is located. Candidate selection is made by Talent Acquisition. Onlyelectronic applications can be accepted. No agency calls please. '16152SDL2017