Western States Equipment Company Service Administrative Assistant in Spokane, Washington


JOB SUMMARY: The Service Administrative Assistant (Service Admin) is responsible for working directly with Service Advisors, Field Service Supervisors, and Service Managers across assigned locations to keep the service calls process running efficiently. With a primary focus on completing complex service calls, the Service Admin allows the Service Advisors and Field Service Supervisors to focus on customer engagement.


  • Performs multiple functions in the timely process of service calls from opening, adding segments, resolving discrepancies, and closing.

  • Reviews service calls for completeness prior to invoicing.

  • Completes complex service calls process including three way splits, discounting, and warranty.

  • Reviews and accounts vendor invoicing for payment and posts on service calls.

  • Processes service calls payments.

  • Generates daily service call reports to help assist in work order last date of labor management.

  • Provides training as needed for Service Advisors, Service Foreman, and Technicians on various work order processes.

  • Calculates and transfers technicians’ time as needed.

  • Serves as a back-up for inbound customer phone calls.

  • Adheres to all customer care standards.

  • Actively cares and advocates safety at Western States. Adhere to all applicable safety policies, procedures and standards.

  • May accomplish training and serve as a team member in support of Western States’ strategic programs, projects, and initiatives.

  • Works within and promote corporate vision, mission, and values of the organization.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft computer products or other comparable systems required.

  • Ability to comprehend, capture and interpret customer and equipment information independently.

  • Ability to learn and use new computer systems.

  • Proficient keyboarding skills.

  • Strong verbal communication and customer relationship skills that produce satisfied customers.

  • Ability to manage complex details accurately and according to schedule

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with others.

  • Consistent attendance.


  • Proof of high school diploma or General Education Degree (GED).

  • 2-3 years comparable office experience preferred.

  • 1 year customer service experience required.

  • Heavy equipment and/or diesel truck repair knowledge preferred.

  • Must be able to communicate (speak, read, comprehend, write in English).


  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time along with walking, standing, climbing stairs, reaching pushing, pulling, leaning and twisting.

  • Must be able to meet all safety requirements for applicable safety policies.

Requisition Number: 18-0083

Post Date: 3/9/2018

Title: Service Administrative Assistant

City: Spokane

State: wa