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Mine Systems Technician x 2

Location: 

Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date: March 11, 2021

Reporting to the Principal Mine Engineer at Red Dog Operations, the Mine Systems Technician, is responsible for implementing and maintaining various technologies that allow the safe and efficient operation of mining processes. The Mine Systems Technician is a primarily field-based role that will require a combination of technical and critical thinking skills that will allow the incumbent to maintain various technologies that maximize the productivity and efficiency of the mining operation. Mine Systems currently include: Wenco Dispatch, Bench Manager, CAT Terrain, and a wireless network.
The position will be held in a 2 x 2 shift at Red Dog Operations (RDO, located in the Alaska region).
Responsibilities:
•    Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
•    Maintain system components in the mine area to guarantee the connectivity of various mining technologies.
•    Work with corporate specialist groups to facilitate and support infrastructure improvements and resolution of incidents and problems.
•    Keep up-to-date documentation of the systems during the execution of changes to the infrastructure resulting from maintenance activities.
•    Participate as part of the mine technical team to identify, evaluate and implement new technologies or changes to the infrastructure as necessary.
•    Guarantee the safety and availability of mining systems.
•    Typical responsibilities include the installation and troubleshooting of mobile computers, GPS machine control & guidance systems, 12/24V DC electrical systems, solar panels, wired and wireless (802.11) network support, and ensuring proper network availability and coverage via static and mobile communication trailers.  
Qualifications:
•    Electrical or Electronic Technician Diploma, or some other related discipline and applicable work experience. 
•    Experience with IP wired and wireless networks 
•    Minimum experience between 1 and 3 years performing similar functions in an industrial setting
•    Knowledge of the best practices for the installation, commissioning, and maintenance of digital systems in mining.
•    Familiarity with Wenco, Bench Manager, CAT Terrain, or other mobile equipment platforms would be considered an asset
•    Ability to work in the field for extended periods under various environmental conditions.
•    A valid Alaska driver license is preferred
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 and 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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