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Mine Operator - On-call/Casual


Red Dog, AK, US

Internal Job Description

Closing Date:   Open until Filled


Teck Alaska Incorporated, Red Dog Operations, one of the world's largest producers of zinc concentrate, is recruiting for an on-call/casual Mine Operator


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


Reporting to the Mine Shift Supervisor


•    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, 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
•    Demonstrate 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
•    Ensure compliance with all established policies and standard operating procedures and advises coworkers and visitors of such policies and procedures as required
•    Perform other duties as assigned


•    A 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

External Job Description

About Teck

Successful candidates must be willing to satisfy the pre-employment requirements of a physical assessment, drug screen and a background check. Red Dog provides excellent benefits to employees including:  medical, dental, life, AD&D and long term disability insurance, paid sick leave, vacation days and a 401k.  Red Dog currently offers a 2x2 (two weeks on & two weeks off) 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.  


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.  


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.   


The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck has been recognized as one of the 2022 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by Corporate Knights and is ranked #1 in the Metals and Mining industry on the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI).  


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.  


Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources


We are an equal opportunity employer. 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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