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Mill Maintenance Planner


Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date: September 24, 2021


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

Rotation will be an even rotation


Reporting to the Team Leader Maintenance Planning



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Manage work order backlogs for accuracy and details required to properly advance the work through the planning process
  • Scope all aspects of pre-job requirements, including parts, labor resources, permits, drawings, facilities, support equipment, special equipment and tooling, instructions
  • Coordinate with Schedulers to develop and maintain a 13-week master schedule, focusing on equipment criticality and proper work identification
  • Maintain a long term forecast, focusing on key equipment, components and major work
  • Commission and decommission equipment and their maintenance programs
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of cost forecasting, budgeting and analysis
  • Work consistently with the tradesmen, reliability group and operations employees to create detailed work packages, especially for routine work
  • Track and report Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) of our processes and systems, bringing forth visibility and continuous improvement opportunities to the Maintenance Department
  • Conduct field investigations to determine how the job will be done and what materials, tools and labor will be needed
  • Schedule the maintenance work orders and establish the general nature and timing of the job
  • Ensure that costs are controlled and develop long-term maintenance programs by providing cost analysis and equipment performance.  Continually monitoring the service life cycle process
  • Improve efficiency by analyzing performance and equipment histories by implementing recommendations and assisting with technical problems through coordination and management of change
  • Ensure the accuracy of maintenance work orders and effective documentation through review and auditing of the criteria required for a planned MWO and the work approval process
  • Work closely with and supports the supervisors and General Foreman in their function within the maintenance organization
  • Support the Maintenance trades development and mentorship of the NANA shareholders through the apprenticeship programs, ensuring that apprentices are exposed to a well rounded work load
  • Substitute for other persons in Maintenance leadership roles if requested
  • Provide input into budget preparation and controlling costs by providing equipment repair schedules and forecasting service life attainment beyond the current year
  • Establish Personal Goals & Objectives annually that align with Supervisor, Departmental and Property Goals and Objectives.  (These require Supervisor approval and will be evaluated in regards to achievement during Building Strength with People coaching and mentoring review sessions)
  • Contribute to the well being of employees by participating in the organization, implementation and enforcement of plant safety and hygiene programs
  • The incumbent is aware of the “Whistle Blower Policy” and has signed off and will adhere to the “Company’s Code of Ethics”
  • The incumbent fully understands the commitment required to effectively perform at this position, in order to achieve departmental goals
  • Perform other related duties as assigned



  • Must be an Industrial Journeyperson Millwright
  • 10 years Industrial Millwright experience or 5 Years Maintenance Planning experience in an industrial setting
  • Intermediate skills and knowledge of computers utilizing Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others
  • Ability to manage time independently with limited supervision
  • Possess good communication skills
  • Committed to safety
  • Ability to train apprentices


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.


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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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