Electrical Engineer (Reactive)

Teck Resources
Posted 5 months ago
$101,000 - $125,000 per year
Full Time

Job Description

As Canada’s largest diversified mining company, Teck is committed to providing the world with essential resources safely and sustainably. We have a rich history of consistently driving innovation, harnessing cutting-edge technology, and cultivating a dynamic environment that empowers our employees to shape the future.

Teck is looking for an experienced Electrical Engineer to join our team at Trail Operations, one of the world’s largest fully integrated zinc and lead smelting and refining complexes. Reporting to the Superintendent, Reactive Engineering, the Electrical Engineer (Reactive) is accountable for improving and sustaining the maintenance and reliability of Trail Operations’ electrical infrastructure by investigating reliability problems, developing, and implementing maintenance strategies, and providing technical support.

This role is based in the welcoming community of Trail, situated in the beautiful West Kootenay region of southeastern British Columbia. Here you will find outdoor adventure at your fingertips! Whether it’s biking and skiing, or the laid-back atmosphere of fishing and hiking, there is something for everyone.

This position offers relocation assistance, a compressed workweek with alternating Fridays off and a flexible work policy. Come experience what work life balance is all about!


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Support immediate failures with troubleshooting and develop repair plans to reduce plant downtime
  • Maintain the 600V to 63kV Electrical System and associated equipment within an engineering and trades team. This includes associated equipment with 24V control
  • Communicate with all levels of the organization to identify issues and support solutions
  • Provide verbal and written reports to keep management and work teams informed
  • Initiate a Reliability Incident Report (RIR), Root Cause Analysis (RCA), or Bad Actor Situation Appraisal (SA) as required and makes recommendations on how to eliminate or reduce risks
  • Use a combination of preventative maintenance (PM), predictive maintenance (PdM) and Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) for development of asset maintenance strategies
  • Manages backlog of PM update requests and delegate minor PM revisions
  • Define and track work quality requirements using Trail Operations’ quality management process
  • Manage design changes to equipment stemming from approved actions identified through failure investigations or assessments of chronic equipment
  • Conduct equipment condition assessments and create corrective actions for repair
  • Execute the equipment Management of Change (MOC) process for modifications to equipment design and conduct hazard risk assessments (HRAs) or process hazards assessments (PHAs) as part of the MOC Process
  • Build commissioning plan as part of emergency repair scoping
  • Support the procurement process for non-standard or specialty parts
  • Provide guidance to new employees, co-op students, EITs, and plant personnel


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or a related discipline
  • 4+ years of work experience in mining, smelting, refining, or similar heavy industrial facilities
  • Applicants must be eligible for registration or registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C. (“EGBC”) as this will be a condition of employment. Teck will support eligible employees with their EGBC registration
  • Strong communication skills and effective interpersonal and problem-solving abilities
  • Field commissioning experience an asset
  • Knowledge of reliability principles, methodologies and technology
  • Technical knowledge in motor protection relays, feeder protection relays, VFDs, transformer protection
  • Knowledge of crane controls required would be an asset
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office (Advanced Excel)
  • Supervisory and mentoring experience an asset
  • Experience with predictive maintenance and CMMS systems technologies an asset

Why Join Us?

At Teck, we offer more than just a job – we provide a pathway to personal and professional enrichment. With captivating projects set against stunning backdrops, a culture of inclusivity and collaboration, and boundless opportunities to learn and grow, joining us means embracing a fulfilling and dynamic career adventure.

Teck employees receive access to our total rewards program and comprehensive benefits package that promote physical, mental, financial, and emotional well-being. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Annual Performance Bonus
  • Profit Share Plan
  • Health Spending Account
  • Personal Spending Account
  • Extended Health Care
  • Dental and Vision Care
  • Employer Paid Pension Plan
  • Life Insurance and Disability Coverage
  • Paid Sick Leave, Vacation and Holidays
  • Virtual Telemedicine and additional support for overall well-being
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

Salary Range: $101,000 – $125,000

This role is eligible to hire up to a Senior level candidate.

The actual base salary offered is determined based on the successful candidate’s relevant experience, skills, and competencies and considers internal equity.

Please note this role does require the successful candidate to live within 100KM of Trail. British, Columbia. Relocation assistance will be offered however there is no camp or company housing. #LI-EL1

About Teck

Teck is consistently recognized as a top employer for our commitment to a healthy and positive work environment. Our team is focused on fostering a workplace where everyone is included, valued and equipped for the future. In 2021, Teck was proud to be selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for four years in a row, and also named as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People. In 2020, Teck was named to Forbes World’s Best Employers List and in 2021, we were recognized in Forbes Canada’s Best Employers 2021 List.

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.

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


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