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Temporary Sandfilter/Gypsum Operator x 8


Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date:  March 9, 2021

Teck Alaska Incorporated, Red Dog Operations, one of the world's largest producers of zinc concentrate, is recruiting for eight (8) Temporary Sand Filter/Gypsum Operators. 

Rotation schedule will be an even rotation

Reporting to the Mill Shift Supervisor


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Monitors 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.
  • Utilizes 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.
  • 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.


  • 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.

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 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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