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Temporary Lime Room Operator x 4


Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date:  February 28, 2020


Teck Alaska Incorporated, Red Dog Operations, one of the world's largest producers of zinc concentrate, is recruiting for four (4) nonexempt Temporary Lime Room Operators. Due to anticipated needs, we are currently recruiting for career oriented individuals to fill this role.

Rotation schedule will be two weeks onsite and two weeks offsite.

Reporting to the Mill Shift Supervisor:



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Monitors the temperature as well as PH levels in the water treatment plant and adds lime to water as needed
  • Utilizes small equipment such as forklift, in order to assist in movement of 1500 lbs. bags of lime
  • Perform general housekeeping/clean-up including sweeping, shoveling and organization of mill area as requested
  • Communicate effectively with other operators, colleagues and supervisor about assigned tasks and ensuring carryover and updates of completed tasks throughout the shift
  • 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 coworkers and visitors of such policies and procedures as required
  • Other duties as assigned



  • At least 18 years old with a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must be a team player and able to communicate well with others
  • Must be highly motivated and have ability to perform tasks with limited direction
  • Must have the ability to adhere to high safety standards
  • Must be able to work day, afternoon, or night shifts as required
  • Must be able to work outdoors with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions
  • Must be able to perform labor intensive work when required; physically capable of performing the essential functions of the trade
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft office applications is required
  • Current driver’s license required for many of the positions and are an asset for others
  • Must pass drug & alcohol pre-screening and random tests
  • Experience operating and basic knowledge of equipment a benefit.
  • Must be able to lift 70 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Must have general knowledge of small tools and able to work safely with them
  • Previous experience in an industrial warehousing environment including the operation of common warehousing materials including computers is an asset


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 and energy. 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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