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Team Leader Maintenance Improvement and Shutdown Management


Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date:  April 14, 2023


Reporting to the Manager Maintenance & Asset Management, the Team Leader Maintenance Improvement and Shutdown Management, will be responsible for management of the RDO work management improvement program, coordination of planning activities and oversee the delivery of optimized 12-month major shutdown and maintenance 90-day plans.  The role will also work with Integrated Operations and Execution teams to obtain input on shutdown sequencing to assure RDO efficiently delivers on safe production commitments and to maximize value.


Key outcomes the role is intended to support:

  • Improvement in maintenance performance throughout Red Dog Operations resulting in increased availability and reduced maintenance costs
  • Execution of the shutdown plan to optimize sequencing and timing of shutdowns
  • Improvement opportunities are identified and are escalated through the continuous improvement framework


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



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor Teck’s commitment to health, safety, environmental and community (HSEC) protection as a core value. 
  • Oversee the coordination of planning activities and the 12-month shutdown plan, ensuring cross-functional input is gathered
  • Work with the Integrated Operations team to obtain input on shutdown sequencing based on planning implications and ensure the sequencing of major downs is optimized to minimize downtime
  • Manage the optimization of maintenance plans and provide service and procurement requirements to Supply Chain Management
  • Provide detailed plans for major shutdowns to Operations & Maintenance Execution teams and manage execution.
  • Collaborate with Operations & Maintenance Execution teams to obtain input on resourcing availability to support major shutdown activities
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of major shutdown procedures, processes, standards and guidelines in alignment with health, safety and risk standards
  • Ownership and communication of work management standards across site in alignment with Teck Corporate standards.
  • Oversee routine work management standard audits and identify gaps and opportunities to drive improvements
  • Stay informed about the impact of asset downtime to advise on priority-based decision making and maintenance planning
  • Positively recognize and reinforce the long-term impacts to production as a result of interruptions from proactive asset management
  • Prioritize continuous improvement through coaching and development conversations
  • Balance maximum safety with minimal operational disruption when making shutdown planning decisions
  • Oversee team development including assessment of team performance, professional development discussions, identification of learning and growth opportunities, and succession planning
  • Performs other related duties as assigned



  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum ten (10) years working in an industrial environment with a strong knowledge of Maintenance Management Systems, Continuous Improvement and shutdown planning principles.
  • Minimum five (5) years of managing high performing teams in the above-mentioned specializations.
  • Highly motivated team player with ability to develop strong relationships across multi operational disciplines
  • Strong communicator, able to communicate clearly and concisely with key stakeholders
  • Able to facilitate and develop strong relationships across site
  • Enthusiastic and driven by interacting with other teams
  • Able to review and work with data to drive decision making
  • Exhibit courageous leadership and bravery in providing strong guidance in a variety of situations
  • Efficiently work under high pressure situations and embed effective time management in execution of responsibilities
  • Advanced computer skills, particularly spreadsheet, word processing and presentation applications


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.


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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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