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Fire Systems Service Person x2

Location: 

Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date:  October 29, 2020

Reporting to the Safety and Health Coordinator and working in conjunction with all departments, the Fire Systems Service Person is responsible for the operation and maintenance of all Red Dog Operations fire protection systems.  This includes the alarm systems, sprinkler systems, special hazard systems, and other associated equipment.  This position is also responsible for checking and maintaining all fire extinguishers and mobile equipment fire suppression systems.

Rotation Schedule will be an even rotation.

Responsibilities:

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Respond 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 out-buildings
  • Responsible for the certification, routine and preventative maintenance of all suppression systems including: 
    • Diesel, electric and jockey pumpsAlarm systems
    • Sprinklers, systems
    • Special Hazard systems
    • Hydrant systems, mains and laterals
    • Standpipes and hose cabinets
    • Fixed, portable, and mobile dry chemical extinguishers
    • Conveyor dry chemical suppression systems
    • Powerhouse Foam System
    • Kitchen hood systems
    • Mobile Mining Equipment
    • Fire Extinguishers
  • Ensure 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
  • Provide fire systems expertise to third party external agencies such as FM Global, Mining Safety Health Administration, State of Alaska Fire Marshalls as required to ensure Red Dog compliance with various regulations

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required
  • Must have experience with installation, maintenance and testing of; fire extinguishers, fire alarms and  sprinkler systems
  • Alaska Fire System Permit I b, II b or III b.
  • Alaska level III Fire Extinguisher permit required
  • Understanding of the State of Alaska fire permitting regulations
  • Ability to work in a team environment and work effectively across all levels of the business
  • Mining or heavy industry experience is preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of Mathematics.

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 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.

Learn more about Teck at www.teck.com 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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