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Electronics Technician, Electrical Engineering Technologist


Elkford, BC, CA

Closing Date: July 19, 2019


Reporting to the Automation Specialist, the Electronics Technician, Electrical Engineering Technologist is responsible for designing, programming, and commissioning instrumentation and automation control systems for our Fording River operation. The ideal candidate enjoys being part of a multi-disciplinary team including electrical, mechanical, reliability, and process engineers.


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Work as a part of a highly collaborative team with a focus on delivering value and promoting sharing of best practices across operations
  • Work with plant engineers, external vendors, operators, and management to coordinate projects and assignments
  • Read and interpret electrical and control systems schematics
  • Produce and maintain electrical drawings with AutoCAD
  • Understand and develop control systems from engineering documents such as Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams, control narratives, and function diagrams
  • Program Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and Human Machine Interface (HMI), including Allen-Bradley, Schneider-Electric, and other PLC platforms
  • Provide feedback on jobs, including determining time required, material needs, labour requirements, and impact on uptime
  • Develop and maintain documentation of standards, best practices, and new initiatives


  • Engineering Technologist Diploma in Electrical or Instrumentation
  • Registered or eligible to register with Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia (ASTTBC)
  • One to four years of work experience would be preferred
  • Knowledge of electrical controls, motor control centers, and power distribution equipment
  • Experience with process control hardware and instrumentation would be preferred
  • Basic practical electrical knowledge such as motor starters, contactors, fuses, overloads, field push buttons, disconnects, transformers, breakers, and low voltage distribution
  • Knowledge and familiarity with developing high-quality electrical schematics using AutoCAD Electrical or similar CAD software
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, maintain high quality of work, and quickly learn new skills
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communications skills
  • Strong cross-functional team participant with a collaborative approach to problem solving
  • Highly motivated individual that is able to work independently
  • Must be self-motivated, results oriented, and be flexible to work well under tight schedules in a fast paced multi-disciplinary team environment

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.

Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.

Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. 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.

The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2018, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the ninth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.

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