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Grade Control Intern


Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date: March 31, 2023


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


Reporting to the Senior Geologist-Mine, the Grade Control Intern is responsible for entering mining and grade control data, assisting with ore waste separation, collection of geological data, flagging of ore cuts, stockpile planning & other duties as assigned. 


•    Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
•    Complete assigned work in a professional manner including necessary measurements, estimates, calculations, analysis, interpretation, reporting and recommendations.  This may include but not be limited to: data entry, collection of geological data, ore waste separation, stockpile planning and report generation
•    Liaise with other engineers and geologists as required to get assistance in the completion of assigned tasks
•    Communicate effectively with operating and technical groups to ensure optimum utilization of resources
•    Perform other duties as assigned



•    Must be enrolled in a Bachelor of Science in Geology or related Engineering discipline  
•    Experience in an open pit mine (operationally or in a grade control capacity) would be considered a significant asset.  Working exposure to industrial environments would also be an asset  
•    Must be proficient in MS Office Suite and Windows environment with advanced abilities in MS Excel  
•    Experience with Leapfrog, Minesight or another mine planning software suite would be considered an asset  
•    Strong interpersonal communication, written and verbal skills
•    Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment


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 and 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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