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Port Operator


Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date: June 24, 2019

Reporting to the Port Operations Supervisor, the Port Operator is responsible for operating heavy equipment for the Port Operations following all safety regulations and procedures outlined by the company including: operating TUB, VAC Truck, front end loaders, Skid Steer, Dozers. 

Rotation schedule will be two week onsite and two weeks offsite


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Basic operation of TUB, VAC truck and front end loader
  • Develop understanding of concentrate management in CSB’s and load concentrates
  • Develop understanding of the Port Operation of the site layout and conveyors systems for dumping trucks and concentrate load out
  • Required to complete 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 Port Operators progression
  • 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
  • Communicate effectively with other operators, colleagues and supervisor about assigned tasks and ensuring carryover and updates of completed tasks throughout the shift.
  • Other related duties as assigned


  • Must have High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Prior mining or similar experience and/or heavy equipment operating experience (Dozer, Blade and Loader) is preferred
  • Has a valid Driver’s license
  • 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 Port 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 2018, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the ninth 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.

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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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