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Journeyperson Welder

Posted by: 
Teck Resources
Location: 
Highland Valley Copper

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 TCK.A and TCK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TCK. Teck has been named to the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the seventh straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies. Further information about Teck can be found at www.teck.com.

Teck Highland Valley Copper Partnership (THVCP) is one of Canada’s largest base metal copper-moly mines and is owned and operated by Teck Resources. THVCP offers an attractive salary and benefits package.  The Highland Valley is a very attractive location offering a wide variety of recreational opportunities such as hiking, skiing, fishing and golf. The mine site is a 50 minute drive from Kamloops, B.C. which has a population of approximately 85,000 and provides all of the comforts of city living. The mine site is also close to Merritt, Ashcroft, and Logan Lake, which all exude a small town community atmosphere.

We are currently seeking applications for the role of: Journeyperson Welder

This position will report to the Mill  Maintenance Supervisor and will be accountable for the following:

Responsibilities:

  • Be a Courageous Safety Leader, through promotion and adherence to  established Safety and Environmental policies and procedures;
  • Maintain and repair site structures and equipment in all areas of the Mill and Mine;
  • Read and interpret blueprints or welding process specifications;
  • Operate welding equipment and flame cutting equipment;
  • Operate hoisting and lifting equipment;
  • Troubleshoot production problems and take preventative or corrective action; and
  • Maintain a clean, orderly and safe work environment.

Qualifications:

  • BC Welder’s “A” level ticket;
  • Specialty Metals Endorsement is an asset;
  • Journeyperson Interprovincial Welder with Red Seal Endorsement;
  • BC PWP 7 is an asset;
  • Minimum 4 years’ welding experience in an industrial environment;
  • A valid driver’s license (minimum  BC Class 7N) or equivalent;
  • Completion of Gr.12 or equivalent is an asset;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; and
  • Must be willing to work shift work: two 12-hour day shifts followed by two 12-hour night shifts and four days off.

Qualified applicants are asked to submit their cover letter and resume along with required certifications via www.teck.com/careers.

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.