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Reliability Engineer or Specialist - RACE21


Elkford, BC, CA Elkford, BC, CA

Closing Date: January 27, 2021


Want to make a difference? We are embarking on a technological journey that will change mining forever! Join a fast paced, high energy, and dynamic team that is modernizing coal mining for the future.


Find out more about RACE21™ on our website!


Reporting to the Lead, RACE21™, the Reliability Engineer or Specialist - RACE21™ is responsible for developing a strategy for increased efficiency, implementing improvement initiatives, and optimizing site performance in the reliability space for mobile or fixed assets in the mine and plant maintenance areas. The successful candidates will work closely with partners at site to develop and implement business improvement initiatives.


To be successful in this role we are looking for someone with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, who brings with them a strong focus on safety, ownership, and excellence. Someone who is a motivated self-starter, organized, and able to prioritize contending demands in a dynamic environment.


Join us in the breathtaking Elk Valley of British Columbia. Here you will find outdoor adventure at your fingertips. Whether it's biking and skiing, or the laid-back atmosphere of fishing and hiking, there is something for everyone! Come experience what work life balance is all about!



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Assist the team with common goals of safe production and continuous improvement
  • Implement asset health and maintenance reliability improvement initiatives, at the operational level, from design, through production, and beyond
  • Participate in improvement idea generation, scoping, refinement, and project approval requisitions to secure project funding
  • Collaborate closely with design and site teams to ensure the appropriate level of design diligence is applied
  • Ensure projects follow schedule, assessing progress regularly to ensure appropriate actions are taken to remain on track
  • Ensure the appropriate level of operational readiness is applied to projects
  • Work with contractors, operators, and maintenance crews to ensure procedures are being followed and standards are being met



  • Red seal trade certification, related technical diploma, or engineering degree
  • Minimum three years demonstrated ability as a reliability professional, in an industrial environment
  • Strong level of demonstrated knowledge in maintenance and reliability principles and processes
  • Understanding of Condition Monitoring techniques, Reliability Centered Maintenance, Failure Modes/Effects Analysis, and Root Cause Analysis
  • Proven ability to implement improvement projects from the design stage through to sustainability


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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