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Mobile Maintenance Electrical Engineer-in-Training

Posted by: 
Teck Resources
Closing Date: 
January 25, 2018
Fording River Operations

Teck Coal – Fording River Operations, near Elkford, BC

Posting Date: January 18, 2018

Closing Date: January 25, 2018

Reporting to the Senior Engineer Maintenance, the Mobile Maintenance Electrical Engineer-in-Training will provide engineering assistance for maintenance, project management and reliability functions to optimize the performance of mobile mining equipment and high voltage assets. The role will include feasibility studies for replacement, acquirement and installation of new equipment and technology.


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Apply engineering principles concerning the safeguarding of life, health, property, economic interests, the public welfare and the environment
  • Participate in the development of an effective maintenance program by providing timely and accurate analysis based on sound engineering practices
  • Provide significant support in the development and execution of high voltage system improvements which includes 5 year planning, budgeting, and construction management
  • Support continuous improvement efforts which could include maintenance strategy optimization and maintenance process improvements
  • Spearhead work reduction and maintenance efficiency improvement initiatives ensuring alignment with business goals
  • Support the development of new technologies related to wireless communication systems, mining equipment, etc.
  • Provide electrical engineering support to a variety of capital expenditure improvement projects


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering from a Canadian or internationally recognized University
  • Eligible for, or working towards, registration with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia 
  • Work experience in mining is preferred; previous experience in open pit, truck and shovel operations is advantageous
  • Knowledge of Condition Monitoring techniques, Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA), and Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is preferred
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office® package and AutoCAD. Training will be coordinated for our CMMS system, Microsoft Dynamics AX, however previous experience would be an asset
  • Familiarity with instrumentation, controls, networking, and wireless communications would be an asset

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 2017, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the eighth 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.

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