Electrical Engineer (Reliability)

Teck Resources
Posted 5 months ago
Salary Range: $101,000 - $125,000
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 our Trail Operations, one of the world’s largest fully integrated zinc and lead smelting and refining complexes. Reporting to the Superintendent, Reliability Engineer, the Electrical Engineer will create a reliability culture by implementing electrical asset class strategies at Trail Operations by working closely with a variety of functional groups across plants with diverse assets.

To be successful, the preferred candidate must have strong interpersonal skills to understand the operating context of assets, why they are critical to the operation and how to utilize the class strategies to create fit for purpose maintenance strategies.

Join us 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 a compressed workweek with alternating Fridays off and comes with a competitive pay and benefits package. Come experience what work life balance is all about!


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Use strong interpersonal skills to understand asset operating context, control logic and maintenance concerns to build fit for purpose maintenance strategies
  • Use change management principles to bring people along the journey of implementation of asset class strategies
  • Select the appropriate combination of preventative maintenance (PM), predictive maintenance (PdM) and Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) to ensure assets are reliable over their life cycle
  • Identify systemic gaps that prevent successful implementation of the asset class strategies at Trail Operations
  • Create, revise, or improve scope and content of maintenance strategy documentation and information
  • Provide quality assurance of maintenance strategies built as part of operational readiness packages for capital projects
  • Quality assurance and quality control
  • Conduct hazard risk assessments (HRAs) or process hazards assessments (PHAs) as part of the Management of Change (MOC) Process
  • 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 need to 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
  • Technical knowledge in motor protection relays, feeder protection relays, VFDs, transformer protection
  • Familiarity with 600V to 63kV Electrical System and associated equipment with 24V control
  • Familiarity with programmable control systems
  • Electrical Power modeling skill would be an asset
  • Knowledge of crane controls required would be an asset
  • Familiarity with power conversion technologies would be an asset
  • Knowledge of reliability principles, methodologies, and technology
  • Familiarity with RCM and risk-based decision making
  • Good organizational, interpersonal and communication skills with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office (Advanced Excel)
  • Knowledge and experience with predictive maintenance technologies is 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.

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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