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Crane Operator Journeyperson


Elkford, British Columbia, CA

Closing Date: October 31, 2023


Are you looking for a new career opportunity working with some of the world's largest mining equipment? This is the position for you! 


Reporting to the General Supervisor, Maintenance, the Crane Operator Journeyperson is responsible for safely operating the Crane to provide operational support in an open pit coal mine by relocating and repositioning equipment and materials. Come experience the opportunities for career growth and advance your knowledge in the mining sector! This is a temporary position, a contract of up to 18-months.


Successful candidates will have excellent interpersonal and communications skills. This person will excel within a fast paced, flexible work environment that interacts with a variety of trades.


We offer the chance to live and work in the majestic Rocky Mountains, where year-round recreational activities such as hunting, fishing, skiing, snowmobiling, and biking are unlimited. Our operators work an attractive 4 x 4 day shift schedule, allowing for plenty of work-life balance. Add to this, exciting work assignments and excellent opportunities for professional growth with Canada’s largest diversified resource company, and we believe you will find what you are looking for.



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Setup crane for lifting including mobilizing and stabilizing, calculating crane capacities, determining load weights and drafting lift plans
  • Operate mobile cranes, up to 200 ton, to lift, move, position or place equipment and materials
  • Ability to perform various types of rigging to efficiently complete minor to complex jobs
  • Perform routine maintenance work, such as cleaning and lubricating cranes



  • Preference will be given to applicants holding a Mobile Crane Operator Hydraulic 200 Ton and Under Certificate
  • Applicants require a Class 5 Drivers License, Class 3 or Class 1  Drivers License would be considered an asset
  • Crane Operator Interprovincial Red Seal Certificate

About Teck

Successful candidates must be willing to satisfy the pre-employment requirements of a pre-employment drug screen and three professional references.


At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution. 
Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.  
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.  
Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal and zinc, as well as investments in energy assets. 
Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK. 


Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources.

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