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Mine Operator Entry (On-Call)

Location: 

Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date:  Until Filled 

Teck Alaska is recruiting for Casual/On-Call Mine Operators.  The successful candidate will be placed in a casual positon for the training period, then placed in an on-call pool to fill in as needed. 

Reporting to the Mine Shift Supervisors, the Mine Operators progression operates heavy equipment for the Mine Department following all safety regulations and procedures outlined by the company including 777 haul trucks.

Rotation schedule will be an even rotation. 

Responsibilities:

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Establish basic understanding of 777 haul trucks including receiving and signing off on training in regards to proper operation of haul trucks from one point to another, understanding of dumping locations, loading areas, etc under close supervision of a trainer or a more senior Mine Operator.
  • Responsible for completing basic paperwork such as timesheets and walk around inspection forms which include information such as location, material hauled, load count, hours worked and condition of equipment.
  • Demonstrate the ability to follow instructions and have the willingness to learn and advance through the Mine Operators progression
  • Communicate effectively with other operators, 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.

Qualifications:

  • Must have High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Prior mining or similar experience preferred.
  • Strong team cooperation is required
  • Performs all tasks with limited direction.
  • Must work safely and follow instructions
  • Must be willing to work outdoors with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions
  • A desire to advance to higher levels in the competency development system by training and becoming proficient at specific tasks and duties in the Mine Operations department

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 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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