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Seasonal Port Journeyperson Electrician


Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date: March 19, 2021

Teck Alaska Incorporated, Red Dog Operations, one of the world's largest producers of zinc concentrate, is recruiting for a Seasonal Temporary Journeyperson Electrician. 

Rotation schedule will be (4x2) four weeks on-site and two weeks off site.

Reporting to the Port Facility Supervisor


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • 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
  • Ensures compliance with all established policies and standard operating procedures and advises Performs electrical installations, trouble shooting and repairing of electrical power systems including control circuits, variable speed drives, heat trace, cranes and switches
  • Operate and troubleshoot the Port power generation system
  • Performs preventative maintenance, and checking of pumps and ventilation systems
  • Maintains, installs, repairs and trouble shoots conveying systems, electric motors, power generations, lighting, electrical equipment
  • Utilize instrument test equipment to monitor equipment and provide maintenance recommendations, Communicate effectively with other trade personnel, colleague and supervisor about assigned tasks and ensuring carryover and updates of completed tasks throughout the shift
  • Ensure all tools and equipment are maintained and kept in a clean and orderly condition
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Journeyman Electrician with a minimum of ten (10) years of industrial electrical maintenance experience.
  • Able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card
  • The ability to troubleshoot simple motor control circuits, understand electrical schematics and wire diagrams, install flow pressure and level meters, PLC operational trouble shooting and utilize electrical test equipment
  • Have basic computer skills’ including proficiency with Microsoft office applications is required
  • Physically capable of performing essential functions in the electrical trade
  • Willing to train and mentor apprentices.
  • Strong team player, active communication and cooperation is required.
  • The ability to perform tasks with limited direction.
  • Able to work safely by upholding CSL values and behaviors and follow instructions.
  • Willing to work outdoors with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions
  • Able to work day or night shifts as required
  • Current valid driver’s license 

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.  

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 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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