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Tool Room Machinist


Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date: June 25, 2021


Teck Alaska Incorporated, Red Dog Operations, one of the world's largest producers of zinc concentrate, is recruiting for a Tool Room Machinist. Due to anticipated needs, we are currently recruiting for a career oriented individual to fill this role.

Will be on an even Rotation schedule.


Reporting to the Mill Maintenance Supervisor.



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • From blueprint, determine and organize the sequence of operational procedure; select correct tooling; work holding method; spindle speed; tooling feed rates and machine attachments to make completed parts
  • Mount and secures tooling and tool holders or chucks, positions and secures work piece on bed face plate between centers of machine using care to align, block, support and clamp properly to avoid conditions affecting dimension
  • Sets-up, adjusts, and operates all machine shop equipment needed in the production of machine parts. Machines required to use include, but are not limited to, lathes, mills, surface grinders, drilling equipment, welding equipment, and broachers
  • Use precision measuring tools to maintain accuracy and quality of parts prior to releasing to production area
  • When necessary, can machine new components without blue prints through reverse engineering of a damaged component or piece of equipment
  • Observe all safety regulations and advises on safety hazards that exist
  • Maintain a clean work area, keeps equipment in good working order, and advises Supervisor of any required maintenance
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor



  • Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • 2 year Technical Degree in the machine trades and 8+ years in a machinist role
  • Ability to safely and proficiently operate lathes, mills, surface grinders, drilling equipment, welding equipment, and broachers
  • Must have the ability to adhere to high safety standards
  • Must be able to work day, afternoon, or night shifts as required
  • Must be a team player and able to communicate well with others
  • Must be highly motivated and have ability to self-perform tasks with limited direction
  • Must be able to work outdoors with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions
  • Must be able to perform labor intensive work when required


Core Competencies:


  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and sketches in both metric and English
  • Ability to hold tight machining tolerances
  • Proficiency with various welding methods preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in using measuring instruments, set-up, and programming
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Ability to be flexible to handle multiple and changing priorities and deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to collaborate with other departments and foster teamwork
  • Ability to participate/lead in problem solving activities and pro-actively suggest improvements
  • Have a professional aptitude and ability to represent the Company in a professional manner
  • Basic computer proficiency, MS Operation systems


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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