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Field Assistant - 2019 Field Season


Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date: March 17, 2019

We are currently seeking individuals for the role of Field Assistant for the 2019 Field Season.


These openings are seasonal, varying in term from 2-9 months and typically beginning in April. These positions are focused on early stage through to near mine Sedex zinc projects.


The position will report to the designated Senior Geologist, Senior Project Geologist, or Project Geologist for the assigned project.


About Red Dog 
Red Dog Operations is one of the world's largest zinc mines, located about 170 km north of the Arctic Circle in Northwest Alaska, near Kotzebue. We are currently exploring in the Red Dog district, where we have 350 km2 of highly prospective land.


Red Dog is a fly-in, fly-out site with typical rotation schedules being 14 days on and 7 days off or 14 days on and 14 days off. Transportation from your home to site will be provided as will meals and accommodations while you are onsite or in transit. Accommodations will be in camp facilities. Travel to site may include commercial and charter flights, a layover in Anchorage, and shuttle buses. 



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures. 
  • General support for geoscience aspects of exploration programs in the field.
  • Assist in the execution of field work, including but not limited to mapping, geochemical sampling, core handling, geophysical surveying.
  • Performing data entry and maintaining accurate records and entries.


  • Typically enrolled in a geoscience-related undergraduate program, generally specializing in geology, geochemistry or geophysics.
  • 0-4 years of related seasonal experience.
  • Ability to work in remote or challenging physical environments, including hiking in undeveloped terrain with gear.
  • Ability to work a rotation schedule and live onsite in a camp environment. 
  • Legally entitled to work in the USA.


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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