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Butler Ag General Laborer/Yardperson in Rapid City, South Dakota


Are you looking for a company that helps develop your skillset, cares about your development, and provides a training environment to succeed? Butler Machinery Company is a third-generation family-owned business that believes in helping employees reach their full potential. In this ever-changing industry, Butler Machinery has provided security, training and growth opportunities for employees since 1955.

At Butler Machinery Company we offer rewarding career opportunities and professional level training in our state-of-the art training facility. While we grow together, we consistently promote our mission and values in every decision we make.

The continued success of Butler is dependent upon a team that believes in our company’s mission, lives our culture by demonstrating our values every day and is hungry to grow their careers alongside our growing business. Learn more about becoming a Butler Tech by visiting

Full-Time General Laborer/Yardperson Pay Scale: $22.00/hr-$27.00/hr, DOE.

Benefits for a Diesel Service Technician

As a family business for three generations, we currently employ over 900 associates in 20 locations throughout North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Nebraska. If you desire to start your career with our team, here are some of the industry leading benefits we offer:

  • Health Insurance – 4 plan options including 3 High Deductible plans

  • Dental Insurance – 2 plan options – Basic and Preferred

  • 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/year

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) starting at 15 days a year accrued through pay periods

  • 401(K) Plan

  • 8% Annual Retirement Contribution fully paid by Butler Machinery Company

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – including Health Coaching

  • Free access to Dave Ramsey’s ‘SmartDollar’ Financial Planning Program

  • Legal Shield/ID Shield products

  • Other company-sponsored benefits include uniforms, safety glass allowance, optional Credit Union membership and educational assistance

Job Responsibilities:

  • Delivery and receiving of machines, attachments and other miscellaneous equipment

  • Complete forms for machines leaving and returning to the store

  • Contact the service department when machines are returned

  • Communicate with various departments and BMC personnel when machines or attachments will be leaving or coming into the yard

  • Maintain the yard’s appearance by keeping machine and attachments in their proper lines

  • Snow removal in the yard as needed

  • Wash machines

  • Light mechanical work

  • Help maintain a high rating of contamination control

  • Help maintain tooling and organization within the tool room

  • Willing to work outside during all seasons

  • Other duties as assigned

We are looking for ideal candidates who embrace the following values

  • Our Team – At Butler, we believe our team is our greatest asset. We believe in working together and treating each other with dignity and respect.

  • Customer-Driven – We are customer driven. We strive to exceed our customer’s expectations, but never at the cost of our values.

  • Integrity – We believe that integrity is paramount. Our word is the cornerstone of our business, and we will earn the trust of those we serve.

  • Accountability – We believe in accountability. We understand the impact of our decisions and accept responsibility for our words and our actions.

  • Excellence – We believe in excellence through innovation, life-long learning and professional development.

  • Safety – We believe in uncompromised safety. We are collectively responsible for the safety of one another in all workplace situations.


  • Computer technology knowledge preferred

  • Knowledge and ability to operate machinery

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to climb in and out of machines

  • Ability to be on feet most of the day

  • Candidate must be a self-starter

  • Individual must be a detail-oriented individual who is self-driven and has good customer service skills

  • Must be able to work independently as we as part of a team

  • Must have and maintain a clean driving record

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

Butler Machinery Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.