Employment Opportunities

Class one drivers

Company: Tahltan-Arrow Transportation Limited

Location: Iskut or Dease Lake

Closing Date: Aug 31, 2018

How to Apply:

For more information or to submit your resume, please contact Darrell Remple at 604.798.7028 or via email dremple@arrow.ca

Description:

Tahltan-Arrow Transportation Limited is currently looking for three to four (3-4) Class one drivers to haul between Iskut or Dease Lake and the Silver Tip Mine .

The route entails dropping off an empty B Train Trailer at the bottom of the Silver Tip Mine access road (near Rancheria, Yukon) and bringing a pre-loaded B Train Trailer back to Iskut.

Shift schedule will either be 4 days on 2 days off or 4 days on 4 days off depending on applicants.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Valid Class 1 driver’s license Clean driver’s abstract with no suspensions
  • Previous Super B hauling experience
  • At least 2 industry related job references
  • Comfortable with shift work
  • A positive attitude

Tahltan-Arrow Transportation Limited offers:

  • Competitive pay rates $32.75/hour
  • Full benefits including $35/shift meal allowance
  • Teamsters pension $2.00/hour
  • Paid in truck orientation
  • Year round work

 

Shuttle Drivers

Company: TNDC

Location: Dease Lake

Closing Date: Oct 15, 2018

How to Apply:

This is an ongoing opportunity.  Please send a resume to hr@tndc.ca (in MS Word or PDF format) or via fax to 250.771.5454. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Description:

The Shuttle Drivers are responsible for safely transporting our clients’ employees, contractors and guests within the regions of Iskut, Dease Lake and Telegraph Creek. The Shuttle Drivers must have good communication skills both oral and written to interact with fellow drivers, maintenance team, operations team and passengers. The Shuttle Drivers will be required to pick up shuttle vehicles from the TNDC Office in Dease Lake.

Responsibilities

  • driving safely, responsibly and being prepared for all road conditions
  • picking up and dropping off our clients’ employees, contractors and guests
  • assisting with loading and unloading gear/luggage
  • conducting pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspections
  • ensuring adequate fluid levels and safe operation of vehicle
  • communicating via two-way radio systems
  • completing and submitting drivers log books as required
  • reporting any delays, mechanical problems and all accidents
  • maintaining the cleanliness of the vehicle at all times
  • attending required safety meetings and other meetings as requested
  • other duties as required

Qualifications & Experience

  • valid Class 4, 2 or 1 drives license required
  • valid Occupational First Aid, WHMIS & TDG Certification required
  • familiar with remote mine/camp road protocol
  • basic knowledge of vehicle maintenance
  • knowledge, understanding and practice safe work practices
  • must be able to work with minimal supervision for extended periods of time
  • strong oral and written communication skills
  • a team player that works well with others

Conditions of Employment

  • ability to pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening
  • physically capable of lifting/moving up to 50lbs
  • positive attitude and self-motivated 

Various Positions - General Applications

Company: TNDC

Location: Multiple locations within Tahltan Territory

Closing Date: Oct 15, 2018

How to Apply:

Please send your cover letter and resume to hr@tndc.ca (in MS Word or PDF format) or via fax to 250.771.5454.

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications can also be submitted in-person at TNDC’s office in Dease Lake.

Description:

Tahltan Nation Development Corporation (“TNDC”) is inviting applications for various positions Business units, sites, departments in which personnel are required:

  • Red Chris Mine
  • Construction projects on various sites inside and outside Tahltan Territory
  • Exploration projects
  • Dease Lake – maintenance shop, yard, warehouse
  • Other locations and sites

Who are we looking for?

• Candidates with experience, certifications and qualifications are always sought.

• TNDC encourages applications from individuals with little or no work experience.

• TNDC welcomes applications from students who are seeking to gain work experience.

• Minimum age requirements and qualifications will apply to some positions.

Positions and skills required:

  • Supervisors on various projects and sites, including Dease Lake.
  • General Labourers – experience is desirable, but not necessary.
  • Equipment operators and drivers.
  • Mechanical qualifications and/or aptitude - mechanics, mechanics helpers, other trades and skills.
  • Exploration experience – construction, maintenance, logistics, core cutting, etc. Conditions of Employment include:
  • Commitment to a safe work environment and safe work practices.
  • Applicants must be able to physically perform the duties for which they are being hired. This may include:
    • sitting or standing for extended periods of time. 
    • performing tasks in extreme weather conditions.
    • performing tasks that involve repetitive movements, bending, heavy lifting, cleaning, weeping, shoveling, pounding, scraping, use of tools.
    • other duties as required.
  • Must be able to pass an alcohol and drug test.
  • Valid driver’s license preferred, but not required for all positions.
  • Ability to take direction and follow instructions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with supervisors and co-workers.
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively as part of a team.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and multi-task.
  • Reliable and dependable – must be able to arrive for work on-time and ready for the job.
  • Work schedules vary, depending on the position, site and project.
  • TNDC is a great place to work. The atmosphere in the office is friendly, open, and honest, and there is always humour and laughter. I like that TNDC maintains an active approach of hiring locally and offers training within that position. Employees are highly encouraged and supported to advance professionally, which ripples into advancing personally as well.
    Rhonda Quock
    Finance & Administration Manager, TNDC
  • Ledcor recognized the benefits offered through the Tahltan’s local expertise and experience, and welcomed the opportunity to involve community members in projects. We established Tahltan-Ledcor Joint Venture back in 1991 when we managed construction on the Eskay Creek mine. We value the partnership with TNDC and look forward to the opportunities ahead within Tahltan traditional territory.
    Rodger McLean
    Past Business Development & Aboriginal Relations Manager, Ledcor
  • We formed our Tahltan Aeronigma Geodis Wilson partnership in 2011. It’s been an honour to partner with TNDC for the opportunity to provide our wide-range of global logistical services and be a part of a world class organization built on mutual cooperation, trust and respect. They’re a terrific group of educated, business friendly people eager to learn and work with us.
    Adam J. Wickstead
    President, Aeronigma Solutions Inc.
  • Sodexo Canada has been a partner with TNDC since 2002, providing complete camp management through Spatsizi Remote Services. During this time we have worked on many projects, and employed many Tahltan members. It’s been very positive, and the business relationships have formed long lasting personal and business friendships.
    Ivor MacGregor
    Vice President, Operations, Sodexo Canada Ltd.
  • We established the Tahltan Macro Industries Joint Venture with TNDC in 2009. Macro is very satisfied with the relationship we have with TNDC. The company has a reputation of being a solid and reputable business corporation, that emphasizes value added partnerships and business developments. We look forward to working with TNDC in future opportunities.
    Darcy Friesen
    Manager of Business Development & Special Projects, Macro Industries
  • We worked with TNDC on the Galore Creek mining project and the Northwest Transmission Line, providing heavy lift helicopter services. It made good business sense to get involved with the Nation, so we formed Tahltan Helifor Joint Venture in 2011. After meeting Bill Adsit, I knew we had made the right decision. We have had only positive experiences and look forward to continued collaboration.
    Gary Laidlaw
    President & General Manager, Helifor Canada Corp.