Employment Opportunities

Shuttle Drivers

Company: TNDC

Location: Dease Lake

Closing Date: Nov 30, 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 

Class one drivers

Company: Tahltan-Arrow Transportation Limited

Location: Iskut or Dease Lake

Closing Date: Nov 30, 2018

How to Apply:

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

Description:

Tahltan-Arrow Transportation Limited is currently looking for 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

Health and Safety Coordinator

Company: TNDC

Location: Dease Lake

Closing Date: Nov 30, 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 by Friday, November 30, 2018 at 5:00 pm.

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Description:

Tahltan Nation Development Corporation (“TNDC”) is inviting applications for the position of Health and Safety Coordinator. TNDC provides contracting services which include heavy construction and camp services. TNDC is currently implementing a strategy which will expand our business and services into other sectors.

The position is based in Dease Lake, BC. The typical work schedule is Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week. Weekly travel to mine sites and other operations is required, which may include overnight stays in camps. Additional travel and overtime will be required from time to time. (This is not a camp-based position. That is, it is not 2 weeks in and 2 weeks out).
TNDC invites applicants who have a background in safety, or are seeking to develop a career in safety.

Experience in construction, camp environments, mining and equipment operating is beneficial. The company will provide training and support for the successful candidate.
This is a leadership role. The Health and Safety Coordinator must have the drive and capabilities to work proactively with management, all company personnel, clients and other stakeholders to develop and maintain a Health and Safety Program that promotes a strong safety culture across the company and at all operations.

The Health and Safety Coordinator will incorporate industry best practices and strive for world-class performance in Health and Safety execution at all sites to ensure that all the company is fully compliant with established policies and procedures.

A condition of employment is that the successful applicant must submit to regular drug and alcohol testing in order to be able to access job sites.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop Health, Safety and Environmental (‘HSE”) guidelines, standards and procedures and ensure they are implemented, executed and monitored efficiently.
  • Work with management and personnel at all levels of the company at all sites to develop KPIs with regards to HSE.
  • Complete reports in accordance with all regulatory requirements, ensuring the responsibility of compliance.
  • Develop and maintain a strong presence at all sites. Weekly site visits are required.
  • Develop and teach safety training, including orientation.
  • Lead by example, demonstrating the necessary behaviors, attitudes and mindset required to develop and maintain a strong safety culture.
  • Perform other duties that are required.

REQUIREMENTS - PREFERRED

  • Minimum of five (5) years of work experience.
  • Some training and qualifications in Health, Safety and Environment.
  • Experience in heavy construction, mining and forestry.
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety legislations.
  • Ability to complete required government and legislative documentation relevant to safety activities, conditions, and incidents.
  • Ability to develop, lead and motivate personnel at all levels of the organization.
  • Outstanding communication, leadership, and organizational skills.
  • Class 1 Drivers Licence.
  • Must submit to pre-employment and regular drug and alcohol screening as a condition of employment. This is required for site access. Failure of drug and alcohol screening will result in termination of employment.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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
  • 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.