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Mine Mobile Equipment Trainer

Location: 

Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date: June 21, 2021

Teck Alaska Incorporated, Red Dog Operations, one of the world's largest producers of zinc concentrate, is recruiting for a Mine Mobile Equipment Trainer.

Rotation schedule will be two weeks onsite with two weeks offsite.

Reporting to the Senior Advisor, Training & Development 

Responsibilities:

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Develop, prepare and update training materials to ensure that trainee’s receive adequate training in their specific work tasks to protect their health and safety and competency for assigned tasks
  • Responsible for scheduling and managing all classroom and in the field training using the developed training modules, while creating learning situations where trainees can demonstrate competency in advancing their knowledge and skills in areas such as pit equipment, light vehicle training, surface crew and training related to the Port Operation 
  • Measure and evaluate trainee performance by assigning projects to trainees, conducting practice sessions and obtaining feedback from supervision as to trainee’s performance after the training session
  • Provide follow-up on all training facets by issuing evaluations, maintaining frequent contact with supervision who conduct on-the-job training and keeping current records of mine department personnel training status
  • Maintains all training records (paper and computer based) and issues monthly departmental training status reports 
  • Maintain a high degree of oral communicative skills to encourage the active participation of trainees
  • Ensure Red Dog Mine Site employees are provided with the necessary safety equipment to safely complete their jobs and that all employees are familiar with the operations’ safety and operating procedures
  • Ensure all MSHA standards and documents required are completed with copies in the employee’s files and participate in the presentation of Mine Operations part of the Red Dog MSHA program and is responsible for the site orientation of all new mine employees
  • Fill-in as a Mine Shift Supervisor, when necessary
  • Perform other related duties as requested or required

Qualifications:

  • A High School Diploma (or equivalency).
  • A valid Alaska Driver’s License is required
  • A minimum of seven (7) years of heavy equipment operating experience in open pit mining or related construction field
  • A minimum of three (3) years of demonstrated operator training experience
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work well with others and have a professional demeanor
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs
  • Knowledge of all the major and auxiliary types of equipment used in an open pit load/ haul /dump operation
  • Create or modify training programs and standard operating procedures to reflect any modifications or changes to equipment
  • Able to correctly evaluate trainee performance to ensure trainee is capable of operating safely

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 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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