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Port Operator III


Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date:  June 9, 2023


Teck Alaska Incorporated, Red Dog Operations, one of the world's largest producers of zinc concentrate, is recruiting for a Port Operator III. Due to anticipated needs, we are currently recruiting for a career oriented individual to fill this role.


Schedule will be 2 weeks on-site, 2 weeks off-site


Reporting to the Port Operations Supervisor



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Proficient operation of TUB, VAC truck, front end loader (medium and small), skid steer and fork lift. Safety demonstrate basic operation of dozer (gravel, snow, concentrate). Proficient in ship loader operations including Method 22 forms
  • Maintain fugitive dust (calcium spreader & water truck).
  • 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
  • Required to comply with Red Dog Operations Environmental, Health, Safety and Community Policy which includes fugitive dust mitigation
  • Demonstrate the ability to follow instructions and have the willingness to learn and advance through the Port Operators progression
  • 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
  • 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
  • A minimum of two (2) years’ prior mining or similar experience which includes heavy equipment operating experience (Skid steer, VAC truck, Loader, Forklift) is required
  • Driver’s license preferred
  • Strong team cooperation is required
  • Perform 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
  • Shift work required (Day Shift, Night Shift)
  • 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, 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 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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