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Seasonal Port Journeyperson HE Mechanic


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 Temporary Journeyperson Heavy Duty Mechanic for the 2021 Shipping Season at the Port Site.  

Rotation schedule will be (4x2) four weeks onsite and two weeks offsite. 

Reporting to the Port Facility Supervisor. 


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of environmental risks and hazards as well as comply with safety policies and procedures (MSHA and Red Dog Environmental Management Systems training) and ensure 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
  • Inspect and examine mobile equipment to detect and find irregularities and malfunctions; install, troubleshoot and maintain power transmission, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, and braking systems
  • Diagnose, dismantle, assemble, and align mobile equipment including dozers, graders, haulage trucks and loaders
  • Complete routine tasks such as lubrication of fleet equipment, seal replacement, cleaning of parts during an overhaul and preventative maintenance
  • Interact with a variety of employees on the property such as operators, engineering, trades and operating supervision on methods, procedures and hazards in order to coordinate the services of other trades and service personnel in the planning of their portion of the job; prioritizing work on a daily basis utilizing the Maintenance Order System; estimating material costs and labor hours on jobs and troubleshooting equipment
  • Complete preventative maintenance on fleet vehicles
  • Complete and provide accurate work closure details which are recorded on work order
  • 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 are maintained and kept in a clean and orderly condition
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Journeyperson Heavy Duty Mechanic or have 10 or more years’ or proven experience in heavy industrial maintenance environment which includes diagnosing, dismantling, assembling, and aligning heavy mobile and stationary equipment
  • Basic computer skills’ including proficiency with Microsoft office, CAT ET, Cummins Insite and other maintenance applications required.
  • The ability to adhere to high safety standards
  • A team player and able to communicate well with others
  • Highly motivated and have ability to perform tasks with limited direction
  • Able to work outdoors with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions
  • Able to perform labor intensive work when required
  • Able to work day or night shifts as required
  • A current valid driver’s license
  • Able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card

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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