Powerline Technician

Teck Resources Limited - Sparwood, BC (30+ days ago)

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Closing Date: February 29, 2020

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

Reporting to the line crew and Electrical Supervisor, Powerline Technicians are responsible for the installation and maintenance of electrical distribution and transmission systems across the mine site.

Responsibilities:
Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
Install and maintain electrical distribution and transmission systems
Perform utility operator duties such as working with overhead and underground facilities
Operate equipment such as line truck, backhoes, and related line crew equipment

Qualifications:
Valid Interprovincial Red Seal Powerline Technician or equivalent
Valid driver’s license
The successful applicant will be required to work in and around equipment, at heights, and perform physically demanding work
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Strong ability to work independently and as part of a team is required
Demonstrate strong leadership skills. Past supervisory experience is an asset
Adaptable and flexible to changing requirements
Experience in power line construction is an asset

Benefits:
We offer the chance to live and work in the Rocky Mountains, where year round recreational activities such as hunting, fishing, skiing, snowmobiling, and biking are unlimited. This position follows an attractive 5x2 schedule, allowing for plenty of work/life balance. Add to this, challenging work assignments and excellent opportunities for career and professional growth with Canada’s largest diversified resource company and we think you’ll find what you’re looking for.

Permanent full-time tradespeople are offered a competitive compensation package that includes:

Comprehensive Benefits Plan including but not limited to medical, dental and vision
Retirement Package
Two Annual Bonus Plans
Trades Retention Bonus
Relocation Assistance
Employee Share Purchase Plan
Healthy Lifestyle Account

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 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.