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Fire Systems Service Person


Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date:  June 30, 2022


Teck Alaska Incorporated, Red Dog Operations, one of the world's largest producers of zinc concentrate, is recruiting for a Fire Systems Service Person. Due to anticipated needs, we are currently recruiting for a career oriented individual to fill this role.


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


Reporting to the Safety and Health Coordinator



  • 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:
    • Diesel, electric and jockey pumps
    • Sprinklers, valves, seals, pressure switches, flow switches
    • Hydrant systems, mains and laterals
    • Standpipes and hose cabinets
    • Powerhouse, mill computer room, communication rooms FM-200 systems
    • Fixed, portable, and mobile dry chemical extinguishers
    • Conveyor fire suppression systems
    • Powerhouse Foam System
    • Kitchen hood systems
    • 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
  • Performs other related duties as required



  • National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) Level 2 Certification
  • State of Alaska (SOA) Fire Systems Permits; Must have two of the three SOA Permits
    • Fire Alarms 1B
    • Sprinkler 2B
    • 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


Red Dog is a drug/alcohol free work place and provides competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program.  Employment is conditional upon passing a background check, physical examination and drug/alcohol tests. Excellent benefits including:  medical, dental, life, AD&D and long term disability insurance, paid sick leave, vacation days and 401k.  Red Dog currently offers a 2x2 (two weeks on & two week off) an even 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.


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, 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.


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.


Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources


We are an equal opportunity employer and 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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