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Technician, Communications - Temporary (1 year)


Trail, BC, CA

Closing Date: July 30, 2021


Reporting to the Information Systems Infrastructure Superintendent, the Technician, Communications role is a technical specialist for Trail Operations communications systems. This role is operationally focused on analog and digital communications systems. This includes but is not limited to physical cabling plant infrastructure, design of public address, video monitoring and surveillance, commercial land mobile radio (LMR), and physical access/security systems.



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Troubleshooting and performance analysis of our communications systems and their infrastructure subsystems
  • Provide support on the installation and maintenance of systems which also includes life safety emergency broadcast and environmental monitoring Fire and Gas alarms
  • Fiber optic termination, shielded and unshielded twisted pair copper cabling termination, cabinet layout and design



  • Must have a diploma from a two-year program in a communications technology program from a recognized College or Institute of Technology or must be a Certified Electronics Technician (CET) and/or Journeyperson
  • Minimum of five (5) years of working experience with the following communications systems: physical access control, video monitoring and recording (IP and Analog), public address and emergency messaging and land mobile radio
  • Good knowledge of analog and digital communications and networking (voice, video, data) disciplines of information and communications technology is required
  • Manufacturer certification(s) in cable terminations (copper and fiber) an asset
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Abilities to influence and direct others, work independently, manage multiple priorities and work to deadlines


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. 


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. Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources.

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