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Journeyperson Electrician/Maintenance

Location: 

Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date:  September 18, 2019

Reporting to the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor.  The Journeyperson Electrician/Maintenance, will lead by example and demonstrate their commitment to health and safety by carrying out assigned work activities in a manner that reflect adherence and support of the environmental, health and safety policy, safety program, and all standard operating procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Applies understanding of electrical components of the Mill, Mine and Camp facilities and basic electrical theory.
  • Maintains proficiency with the design and construction of new electrical installations, trouble shooting and repairing electrical systems, performing preventative maintenance, and checking pumps and ventilation systems.
  • Understands and applies process control instrumentation system design, operation, calibration and trouble shooting.
  • Applies process and engineering calculations to size, specify, and select process instrumentation and industrial electrical equipment.
  • Troubleshoot motor control circuits, process transmitters, and Powerhouse generators.
  • Utilize instrument test equipment to monitor equipment and provide maintenance recommendations.
  • Demonstrate the ability to follow instructions and have the willingness to learn and advance through the Electrical and Instrumental Apprentice progression.
  • Communicate effectively with other trade personnel, colleague and supervisor about assigned tasks and ensuring carryover and updates of completed tasks throughout the shift.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of environmental risks and hazards as well as complies with safety policies and procedures (MSHA and Red Dog EMS training) and ensures daily workplace inspections are done in order to accurately identify and correct workplace hazards.
  • Ensures 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.

Qualifications:

  • At least 18 years old with a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of six (6) years’ Electrical Maintenance experience is required.
  • Successful completion of the Alaska Electrical Competence exam.
  • Ability to troubleshoot simple motor control circuits, understand electrical schematics and wire diagrams, install flow pressure and level meters, utilize electrical test equipment, and  troubleshoot Powerhouse Generators.
  • Physically capable of performing essential functions in the electrical trade.
  • Willing to train and mentor apprentices.
  • Strong team cooperation is required.
  • Ability to perform tasks with limited direction.
  • Must work safely and follow instructions. 
  • 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 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 2018, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the ninth 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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