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Journeyperson Electrician


Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date: December 9, 2022


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


Reporting to the Electrical Maintenance Supervisor.




  • 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
  • Apply understanding of electrical components of the Mill, Mine and Camp facilities and basic electrical theory
  • Maintain proficiency with the design and construction of new electrical installations, troubleshooting and repairing electrical systems, performing preventative maintenance, and checking pumps and ventilation systems
  • Possess general understanding of process control systems
  • Apply process and engineering calculations to size, specify, and select process instrumentation and industrial electrical equipment
  • Demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot complex motor control circuits, understand electrical schematics drawings and wiring diagrams, utilize electrical test equipment, and troubleshoot Powerhouse Generators
  • Utilize instrument test equipment to monitor equipment and provide maintenance recommendations, installing, programming and troubleshooting AC Variable Speed Drives
  • Have a good understanding of Instrumentation basics such as level and pressure transmitters and have the ability to troubleshoot instrumentation analog circuits, have a basic understanding of PLC and relay logic
  • Utilize experience working with 480 Volt and 4160 Volt electrical gear including testing breakers, switchgear and cables
  • 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 complies with safety policies and procedures (Mining Safety Health Administration and Red Dog EMS training) and ensures 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





  • At least 18 years old with a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in industrial Electrical Maintenance is required with preferred mining experience
  • An Electrical Journeyperson License is not required but would be preferred. Looking for Maintenance Electricians, not construction Electricians
  • Physically capable of performing essential functions in the electrical trade, within a mill environment for 11.5 hours per day
  • Willing to train and mentor apprentices
  • Strong team cooperation is required
  • Ability to perform tasks with limited direction
  • Must work safely and follow instructions, also have a good safety record and provide references for past work experience
  • Must be willing to work outdoors with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions


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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