Fire Systems Service Person


Red Dog, AK, US

External Job Description

Closing Date:   February 29, 2024


Teck Alaska Incorporated, Red Dog Operations, one of the world's largest producers of zinc concentrate, is recruiting for a Fire System Service Person.


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


Reporting to the Safety & Health Team Lead



•    Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
•    Responds to and troubleshoots all alarms
•    Responsible for the certification, routine and preventative maintenance of all monitoring and alarms systems throughout the personnel accommodations complex, mill, powerhouse, crushers, services complex and outbuildings
•    Responsible for the certification, routine and preventative maintenance of all suppression systems including: 
        o Diesel, electric and jockey pumps
        o Sprinklers, valves, seals, pressure switches, flow switches
        o Hydrant systems, mains and laterals
        o Standpipes and hose cabinets
        o Powerhouse, mill computer room, communication rooms FM-200 systems
        o Fixed, portable, and mobile dry chemical extinguishers
        o Conveyor fire suppression systems
        o Powerhouse Foam System
        o Kitchen hood systems
        o Mobile Mining Equipment
•    Ensures all records, procedures, methods, manuals and training are maintained in an orderly and up-to-date manner
•    Responsible for investigating and recommending system upgrades, as required
•    Provides fire systems expertise to third party external agencies such as FM Global, MSHA, State of Alaska Fire Marshalls as required to ensure Red Dog compliance with various regulations


•    National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) Level 2 Certification
•    State of Alaska (SOA) Fire Systems Permits; Must have at least Fire Alarm 1B or Sprinkler 2B of the three SOA Permits
        o Fire Alarms 1B
        o Sprinkler 2B
        o Special Hazards 3B
•    State of Alaska Fire Extinguisher Permit – Level 3
•    High School diploma or equivalent is required
•    Must have experience with installation, maintenance and testing of; fire extinguishers, fire alarms and  sprinkler systems
•    Basic electrical knowledge is required
•    Ability to work in a team environment and work effectively across all levels of the business 
•    Mining or heavy industry experience is preferred.
•    Strong communication skills.

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