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Reliability Technician


Elkford, BC, CA

Closing Date: September 24, 2020


Reporting to the Mechanical Engineer, the Reliability Technician is responsible for utilizing predictive techniques to eliminate or mitigate the effects of equipment failure by preserving the functionality of the equipment in an efficient manner.


To be successful in this role we are looking for someone innovative, who can see opportunities for improvement or cost reduction and will take the initiative to develop and bring those opportunities to light. You have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and are a self-starter, who can multitask and meet challenges directly.


You will have the opportunity to work with diverse groups and gain knowledge of our coal processing plant and operations. You will also have the exciting chance to work alongside our RACE21 team and assist in implementing some of the ground breaking technologies that they are producing.


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! With an attractive salary, benefits, and Earned Day Off schedule, come experience what work life balance is all about!



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Review asset condition data daily and initiate actions. Work with the planning department and maintenance engineering team to confirm and execute actions
  • Maintain Condition Based Monitoring (CBAM) programs and technologies, such as Thermography, Vibration, Ultrasound, and Lubrication Analysis
  • Support engineering in a continuous review and improvement process for CBAM programs and applying component life extension programs
  • Perform gap analysis of programs and managing improvements
  • Ensure accurate interpretation, planning, execution, and follow-up of identified failures
  • Work closely with trades personnel regarding lubrication sampling
  • Participate in reviews for asset maintenance requirements
  • Support the reliability engineer in routine failure investigation and analysis



  • Interprovincial Red Seal Certification or technical diploma in a related field
  • Vibration Analyst Certification as well as Machinery Lubrication Analyst Certification
  • Minimum one year of experience with typical equipment failure, operation, and maintenance, preferably in a heavy industrial environment
  • Good understanding of condition monitoring techniques, knowledge of welding inspection, welding techniques, alignment, and balancing techniques


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 2019, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the tenth 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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