Assistant Chief Power Engineer

Posted 6 months ago
Full Time

Job Description

Reporting to the Chief Power Engineer, the Assistant Chief Power Engineer is accountable for supporting the Chief Power Engineer with their role of monitoring the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of all boilers, pressure vessels and pressure piping for Trail operations. This includes assisting the Chief Power Engineer maintain compliance, for all boiler, pressure vessel, refrigeration and pressure piping work throughout Trail Operations.


Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures Ensure all Trail steam plant installations are designed, operated, maintained and inspected to meet Teck and government regulations by providing specifications for design and selection of equipment, layout, preventative maintenance strategies, and operating procedures Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of the Quality Control Manual for Teck’s BPV Contractor License Provide technical expertise and current understanding of the steam distribution system to Trail Operations Ensure project management and contractor management work related to all pressure vessels, pressure relief valves, boilers, etc. are completed as required by applicable standards, codes and regulations Ensure new equipment is properly identified and engineering drawings are updated; assess existing equipment, determine its capability to meet acceptable standards and recommends suitable replacements Liaison with Technical Safety BC and Trail Operations on upgrades or changes to Boilers, Pressure Vessels and Pressure Piping Oversees the coordination of external partners and suppliers for applicable plant shutdowns and upgrade projects Contribute to cost control by providing input to budgets by monitoring and reporting on expenditures and by identifying opportunities to continually reduce costs and explaining variances Ensure the efficient operation of the various service facilities by developing and implementing strategies in conjunction with operating and maintenance personnel Counsel staff on manpower, union, safety and Industrial Relations issues. Coordinate the Power Engineer training requirements and Power Engineer certification management for Trail Operations Keep abreast of the latest developments maintaining a comprehensive knowledge of the American Standard of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the National Board Inspection Code (NBIC), Boiler Pressure Vessels and Refrigeration Regulations and any other applicable codes and standards Performs all other duties as required


Achieved or working towards their Second-Class Power Engineer’s Certificate 4 to 6 years of progressively more advanced experience in a related technical environment Advanced analytical, problem solving and decision-making abilities Demonstrated leadership skills Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite® package

Successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against infection by COVID-19. Candidates who are unable to be vaccinated due to a personal characteristic protected under applicable human rights legislation may request to be exempt from this requirement. We will do our best to accommodate those who are unable to be vaccinated.

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, 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 2020, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the eleventh 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.

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