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Millwright Apprentice


Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date: June 17, 2021

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

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

Reporting to the Mill Maintenance Supervisor


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Establish basic understanding of Mechanical components such as heavy stationary mechanical equipment, conveyor systems, pulleys, mechanical clutches, gear boxes, hydraulic and pneumatic control systems
  • By assisting the Mill Maintenance Supervisor or other Journeyperson(s) become familiar with Industrial Mechanics to include assembling, installing, repairing and dismantlement of mill equipment
  • Learn various processes of machinery repair, welding, alignment of shafts, pump rebuilds and fabricating
  • Ensure all tools and equipment are maintained and kept in a clean and orderly condition
  • Demonstrate the ability to follow instructions and have the willingness to learn and advance through the Millwright 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
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of environmental risks and hazards as well as comply with safety policies and procedures (Mining Safety Health Administration 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


  • A high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Acquired training at a technical school such as Alaska Technical Center and/or obtained 6 months related work experience
  • Ability to adhere to high safety standards
  • Able to work day, afternoon, or night shifts as required
  • Team player and able to communicate well with others
  • Highly motivated and have ability to perform tasks with limited direction
  • Able to work outdoors with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions
  • Able to perform labor intensive work when required
  • Must be able to follow directions
  • Ability to obtain a valid Alaska driver license is desirable
  • A desire to advance to higher levels in the competency development system by training and becoming proficient at specific tasks and duties in the Millwright Progression

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 assets. 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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