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Sandfilter Operator x 6

Location: 

Red Dog, AK, US

Internal Job Description

Closing Date:  May 1, 2024

 

Teck Alaska Incorporated, Red Dog Operations, one of the world's largest producers of zinc concentrate, is recruiting for a Sandfilter Operator x 6. 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 Mill Shift Supervisor  

 

Responsibilities:

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Monitor the sand filter to ensure sand is added and removed at appropriate times to ensure that water moving through the sand bed and sent to the creek aligns with discharge permit
  • Mix dried gypsum with bag plant system, utilizing small equipment such as forklift to move 1500-2000 lb. bags of gypsum
  • Perform general housekeeping/clean-up including proper cleaning of sand filters and organization of mill area as requested
  • Utilize small equipment such as forklift, vac truck, overhead cranes in order to assist in carrying out duties in an effective and efficient manner
  • Communicate effectively with other operators, colleagues 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

 

Qualifications:

  • At least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • A team player with a positive team attitude
  • Have general knowledge of small tools and able to work safely with them
  • Able to work day, or night shifts as required
  • Able to lift 75lbs on a regular basis
  • Able to perform labor intensive work for extended periods of time in and out of a confined space
  • Alaska issued driver license is preferred
  • Ability to manage time independently with limited supervision
  • Possess good communication skills
  • Committed to safety
  • Previous industrial experience a benefit
  • Experience operating and basic knowledge of equipment is a benefit

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 www.teck.com 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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