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Welder

Location: 

Sparwood, British Columbia, CA Elkford, British Columbia, CA Elkford, British Columbia, CA Sparwood, British Columbia, CA

Closing Date: April 30, 2024

 

Are you looking to challenge yourself in the mining sector? We are looking for skilled ticketed trades people to join our fast paced and dynamic teams. If you are a great teammate with excellent interpersonal skills, then this is the role for you. Come work an attractive schedule with a rotation of day shifts and experience what work life balance is all about! 

 

Are you looking for a new career opportunity working on some of the world's largest mobile mining equipment? Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, Welders are responsible for repairing and maintaining site structures and equipment in a shop or field environment.

 

To be successful, we are looking for someone with strong interpersonal skills, able to work independently and as part of a team and has a willingness to learn and grow.

 

Teck is currently accepting applications for the position of Welder. Teck recruits proactively to build a talent pool for current and/or future opportunities.

 

Benefits:   

  
We offer the chance to live and work in the majestic Rocky Mountains, where year-round recreational activities such as hunting, fishing, skiing, snowmobiling, and biking are unlimited. Our tradespeople work an attractive 4 x 4 days and nights shift schedule, allowing for plenty of work-life balance. Add to this, exciting work assignments and excellent opportunities for professional growth with Canada’s largest diversified resource company, and we believe you will find what you are looking for! Permanent employment status is now available across many of our operations. Our employees receive a competitive compensation package that includes, but is not limited to, base earnings plus the following benefits:   

   

  • Two Annual Bonus Plans  
  • Comprehensive Benefits Plan  
  • Retirement Package  
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan  
  • Healthy Lifestyle Account  
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Retirement Package 

  

Base Earnings: $118,000 - $129,000   

 

Base earnings include the hourly wage plus applicable shift premiums and will differ depending on location. It is calculated using a reasonably expected number of hours worked per year.  

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and  procedures 
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, repair and fabricate site structures and equipment in all areas of active mining, mine maintenance, and processing 
  • Grind, gouge and repair cracks in haul truck bodies, shovel buckets, dozer blades, and other mining equipment 
  • Conduct inspections on mining equipment and structures and perform preventative maintenance as needed 
  • Use the following welding processes: FCAW, SMAW, GMAW, and GTAW 
  • Work cohesively with other tradespeople  
  • Provide innovative solutions and best practices 

 

Qualifications: 

  • Valid Interprovincial Red Seal Journeyperson’s Welder Certification 
  • Valid driver’s license 
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team 
  • B Pressure welding ticket would be considered an asset 
  • Previous mining experience is an asset 

 

As Canada’s largest diversified mining company, Teck is committed to providing the world with essential resources safely and sustainably. We have a rich history of consistently driving innovation, harnessing cutting-edge technology, and cultivating a dynamic environment that empowers our employees to shape the future. 

 

Successful candidates must be willing to satisfy the pre-employment requirements of a pre-employment drug screen and three professional references. 

 

About Teck 

 

At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution. 

 

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. 

 

Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal and zinc.

 

Teck has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and is one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People.  

 

The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck has been recognized as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by Corporate Knights and is ranked #1 in the Metals and Mining industry on the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI).  

 

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. 

 

Learn more about Teck at www.teck.com or follow @TeckResources.


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