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Heavy Duty Mechanic VI


Red Dog, AK, US

Internal Job Description

Closing Date:   Open until filled


Teck Alaska Incorporated, Red Dog Operations, one of the world's largest producers of zinc concentrate, is recruiting for a Heavy Duty Mechanic VI


Reporting to the HE Shop Supervisor, the Heavy Duty Mechanic VI installs, maintains, dismantles and overhauls heavy mobile equipment. The incumbent is also responsible for troubleshooting, rebuilding and replacing parts.  Mechanics are required to have a basic understanding of all electrical, hydraulic, engine and power train systems as well as air compressors and brake systems


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


•    Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
•    Inspect and examine mobile equipment to detect and find irregularities and malfunctions; install, troubleshoot and maintain power transmission, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, and braking systems
•    Diagnose, dismantle, assemble, and align mobile equipment including dozers, graders, haulage trucks and loaders
•    Complete routine tasks such as lubrication of fleet equipment, seal replacement, cleaning of parts during an overhaul and preventative maintenance
•    Interact with a variety of employees on the property such as operators, engineering, trades and operating supervision on methods, procedures and hazards in order to coordinate the services of other trades and service personnel in the planning of their portion of the job; prioritizing work on a daily basis utilizing the Maintenance Order System; estimating material costs and labour hours on jobs and troubleshooting equipment
•    Complete preventative maintenance on fleet vehicles
•    Complete and provide accurate work closure details which are recorded on work order
•    Ensure all tools are maintained and kept in a clean and orderly condition
•    Serve as relief Maintenance Supervisor when required
•    Communicate effectively with other trade personnel, colleague and supervisor about assigned tasks and ensuring carryover and updates of completed tasks throughout the shift
•    Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of environmental risks and hazards as well as comply with safety policies and procedures (MSHA and Red Dog EMS training) and ensure daily workplace inspections are done in order to accurately identify and correct workplace hazards
•    Ensure compliance with all established policies and standard operating procedures and advises coworkers and visitors of such policies and procedures as required
•    Perform other related duties as assigned

External Job Description

•    Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED equivalent
•    Must be a Journeyperson Heavy Duty Mechanic or have 10 or more years’ or proven experience in heavy industrial maintenance environment which includes diagnosing, dismantling, assembling, and aligning heavy mobile equipment
•    Basic computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft office applications is required
•    Must have the ability to adhere to high safety standards
•    Must be able to work day, afternoon, or night shifts as required
•    Must be a team player and able to communicate well with others
•    Must be highly motivated and have ability to perform tasks with limited direction
•    Must be able to work outdoors with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions
•    Must be able to perform labor intensive work when required
•    Ability to obtain a valid Alaska driver license is desirable

About Teck

Successful candidates must be willing to satisfy the pre-employment requirements of a physical assessment, drug screen and a background check. Red Dog provides excellent benefits to employees including:  medical, dental, life, AD&D and long term disability insurance, paid sick leave, vacation days and a 401k.  Red Dog currently offers a 2x2 (two weeks on & two weeks off) 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.  


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.  


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.   


The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck has been recognized as one of the 2022 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by Corporate Knights and is ranked #1 in the Metals and Mining industry on the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI).  


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.  


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We are an equal opportunity employer. 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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