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Environmental Technician (Temporary) x 3

Location: 

Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date: March 10, 2024

 

The Environmental Technician (Temporary) is responsible for the day to day collection of field samples and data, and implementation of specific regulatory, permit or other requirements that apply to Red Dog as assigned and to determine the best technology to use in order to remain compliant with various permits and regulations

 

Rotation schedule will be 2 weeks on-site, 2 weeks off-site

 

Reports to the Environmental Technical Supervisor

Responsibilities:

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Coordinate the collection, recording and processing of environmental samples and measurements to fulfill defined environmental monitoring requirements
  • Prepare and follow a schedule and set of procedures, which will ensure the shipment of samples to appropriate laboratories within the required time periods
  • Ensure accurate and appropriate sampling and safety procedures for the collection of environmental data (proper labeling, clean sampling and handling techniques) to ensure there’s no negative impact on test results
  • Maintain proper field notes and documentation as well as various adhoc reports related to regulatory, legal, permitting or compliance purposes through the use of spreadsheet, word processing and database software
  • Participate in data collection that is primarily outside and often requires travel by vehicle, helicopter, small aircraft, foot, boat or snow-machine and ensures work is completed safely while in an Arctic environment
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of environmental risks and hazards as well as complies with safety policies and procedures and ensures daily workplace inspections are done in order to accurately identify and correct workplace hazards
  • Ensure compliance with all established policies and standard operating procedures and advises coworkers and visitors of such policies and procedures as required
  • Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • A High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must have basic skills in Microsoft Office suite applications
  • Must have valid Driver's License
  • Prior environmental or similar experience preferred
  • Strong team cooperation is required
  • Ability to perform all tasks with limited direction
  • Must work safely and follow instructions
  • Must be willing to work outdoors with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions
  • A desire to advance to higher levels in the competency development system by training and becoming proficient at specific tasks and duties in the Environmental department
  • Must have good organization and observation skills
  • Must have strong communicate skills

About Teck

Successful candidates must be willing to satisfy the pre-employment requirements of a physical assessment, drug screen and a background check. Red Dog provides excellent benefits to employees including:  medical, dental, life, AD&D and long term disability insurance, paid sick leave, vacation days and a 401k.  Red Dog currently offers a 2x2 (two weeks on & two weeks off) schedule to provide a better work-life balance to our employees.    

 

At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.  

 

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, zinc, as well as investments in energy assets.   

 

The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck has been recognized as one of the 2022 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by Corporate Knights and is ranked #1 in the Metals and Mining industry on the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI).  

 

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 www.teck.com or follow @TeckResources

 

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


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