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Senior Electronics Technician


Sparwood, BC, CA

Closing Date: May 1, 2019


Reporting to the General Supervisor, Field, the Senior Electronics Technician is responsible for maintaining mobile telecommunications systems such as mine dispatch, two-way radios, camera systems, mobile equipment monitoring connectivity, shovel payload systems, and other similar systems to maximize system performance. This position will also be responsible to provide development support to various improvement projects including Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) and drill Global Positioning System upgrades.

This is a supervisory role as there will be two direct Electronics Technician reports, as well as contractor support when required. The Senior Electronics Technician is also expected to perform work themselves.

This role follows a 5x2 EDO days schedule; however, is subject to change depending on operational requirements.


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Run a two person crew of electronics technicians and any required contractor resources
  • Ensure safely working at heights on communication equipment
  • Ensure constant and reliable security and availability of Wifi network
  • Installation, commissioning, and maintaining a variety of electronics equipment such as Wenco system, tire monitor systems, GPS, sleep detection system, shovel payload system, camera systems, 2way repeaters, flow meters, and machine monitoring systems and software
  • Develop best practices, job procedures, and troubleshooting guidelines as required
  • Perform thermography inspections on equipment using IR camera, generate reports and recommendations as required
  • Participate in and lead other maintenance and reliability initiatives as required
  • Handle multiple conflicting priorities, including unscheduled work, prioritize resources and tasks appropriately, and communicate clearly to the appropriate stakeholders


  • Electronics/Electrical Engineering Technician diploma, or equivalent education and experience
  • Minimum seven years’ experience in heavy industry, preferably mining. Minimum three of these years in a supervisory capacity
  • PLC programming experience
  • Strong computer skills, proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite®, with the ability to learn various types of software
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including identifying the appropriate stakeholders and adjusting communication style to suit
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team

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 2018, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the ninth 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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