Reliability Engineer

Company: Teck Coal Ltd.
Location: Sparwood, British Columbia

Closing Date: February 19, 2019

Reporting to the Senior Engineering Supervisor, Process Maintenance, the Reliability Engineer is responsible for improving upon and maintaining the asset health program to maximize equipment availability and reliability. The Reliability Engineer will work closely with all groups providing technical assistance on reliability projects and other initiatives.


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures.
  • Perform inspections and analyze inspections reports on equipment as required to determine equipment health and requirements for predictive, preventative, and corrective maintenance.
  • Contribute to development, and continuous improvement, of equipment maintenance strategies and programs in collaboration with trades planners, trades, supervisors, and other reliability personnel for new and existing equipment, using Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) methodologies.
  • Create reports and work orders according to findings.
  • Contribute to the overall efficiency of the maintenance departments by performing other technical functions as assigned.
  • Work in accordance with applicable government regulations and Teck standards.
  • Conduct facilitated Root Cause Analyses (RCA) of significant production interruptions and Bad Actor assets.
  • Review weekly production losses with processing, operations, and maintenance personnel to drive continuous improvement.
  • Provide training and support to trades and operators participating in various reliability processes.


  • Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or equivalent, with 1–6 years of work experience in a related field.
  • Eligible to register, or registered, with the Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia.
  • A thorough understanding of Condition Monitoring techniques, RCM, Failure Modes/Effects Analysis (FMEA), and RCA is an asset.
  • Condition-based monitoring techniques, such as oil analysis, vibration analysis, and infrared thermography experience, is an asset.
  • SolidWorks, or AutoCAD proficiency is an asset.
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite® package.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as effective interpersonal and problem solving abilities.
  • Strong focus on safety and personal responsibility—must be self-motivated.
  • A positive and flexible attitude is a must.

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.

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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.

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