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Senior Reliability Specialist

Posted by: Teck Coal Ltd.

Posted date: 2017-May-20

Location: Sparwood, BC

We are currently seeking an individual in the role of: Senior, Reliability Specialist – Sparwood Shared Services, near Sparwood, BC

Reporting to the Reliability Lead, the Senior Reliability Specialist is responsible for implementing and supporting innovative maintenance strategies and technologies across all of Teck Coal’s mines and coal processing plants. This role will suit those who are keen to apply their knowledge across a large multi-site organization and who have a strong background in reliability and business improvement.


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Manage business-unit wide programs such as real time mobile fleet monitoring, haul truck engine maintenance programs, and our other world class condition-based-maintenance programs
  • Provide leadership, mentoring and training to reliability and maintenance personnel across multiple sites
  • Understand developments in condition-based-maintenance (CBM) technologies and practices, and apply them to the mining and processing environments
  • Implement programs to increase asset availability, reduce ownership costs, and extend component life
  • Providing expert advice regarding remaining life and asset condition assessments


  • Related technical diploma or trade certification. Preference will be given to those with an engineering or related post graduate degree
  • Leadership experience required
  • A minimum of Level 1 certification in various CBM technologies (Vibration Analysis, Thermography, etc.); Level 2 or higher is preferred
  • Significant experience with managing oil analysis programs; industry certification such as CLS is preferred
  • Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) or the ability to obtain
  • Advanced understanding of machine dynamics and equipment maintenance
  • Advanced computer skills with Microsoft Office® are necessary: Excel, Word, Outlook • Expert understanding of RCM principles and condition-based-maintenance program development
  • Experience with online condition monitoring of mobile equipment and process equipment will be considered an asset
  • Excellent communication, human relation and follow-up skills are required
  • Must be a proven team player and work well in a fast paced environment

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. To apply for this position, please visit our website

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. Further information about Teck can be found at

Job Title Senior Reliability Specialist
Post Details
Posted By Teck Coal Ltd.
Job Function Mine Maintenance
Start Date
Cell Phone
Email jenn.beyer(at)
Location Sparwood, BC
Deadline 2017-May-19
Location Location -> Canada
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Classification Job Classification -> Reliability Specialist
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