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Journeyperson Electrician & Instrumentation Technician


Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date: Until Filled


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


Reporting to the Reporting to the E&I Supervisor, the Journeyperson Electrician & Instrumentation Technician, is responsible for the routine preventative maintenance, unscheduled maintenance, troubleshooting, general care practices, and calibration of installed instruments identified as part of Advanced Analytics modeling or work streams.




  • Two-weeks on/two-weeks off schedule to provide healthy work/life balance 
  • Air Travel to the Red Dog Mine is provided by Teck from Anchorage, Alaska  
  • All employees are responsible for covering their own cost of travel to/from Anchorage, Alaska 




  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Install and calibrate instruments used for measurement and control in production
  • Repair and maintain process control field instrumentation
  • Troubleshoot instrumentation devices
  • Apply factory acceptance testing and field inspections
  • Maintain master equipment list for Advanced Analytics work streams
  • Build a stock schedule and critical spares list
  • Maintain and apply design criteria specifications
  • Apply industry recognized standards
  • Collaborate with the advanced analytics team and the advanced process control engineer
  • Perform in a collaborative environment with various trades
  • Maintain a clean, orderly, and safe work environment




  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have completed an approved Instrumentation or electrical apprenticeship program or carry an electrical license or certification. Preference will be given to individuals who have completed a combined electrical and instrumentation apprenticeship
  • Minimum ten (10) years’ experience in Electrical/Instrumentation and controls design in mining, oil/gas, power or other industrial environment required
  • Ability to tackle motor control circuits, understand electrical schematics and wire diagrams, install and calibrate flow, pressure and level meters, utilize electrical test equipment, and troubleshoot power generation
  • Experience with control systems, DCS, and PLC experience would be an asset
  • A current and valid driver’s license
  • Experience in arctic environment preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Willing to work 12-hour days for two weeks followed by two weeks R&R 


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 asstets. 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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