Current Opportunities

Various Ongoing Opportunities

Closing Date: Ongoing

Company: TNDC

Location: Dease Lake and remote project sites

Description:

TNDC’s Heavy Construction division hires for the following positions:

  • excavator (small - mid-size)
  • 800 - 2000 size excavator
  • dozer (D6-D10 size)
  • large wheel loader (988-992 size)
  • articulate rock truck
  • vibrating compactor
  • wheel grader
  • 100-ton rock truck (773-777 size)
  • wheel loader
  • large loading tools
  • labourers
  • heavy duty mechanics, welders
  • Class I Drivers
  • shuttle drivers (Class 4, 2 or 1 driver’s license required)

TNDC’s Camp Services division hires for the following positions:

  • general kitchen helper
  • Cooks
  • dishwasher
  • Chefs
  • maintenance
  • Bakers
  • housekeepers / janitors

Successful applicants will be required to work and stay in a remote camp during their shift. Exact rotation to be determined, however, working 14 days (12-hour shifts) will be required.


GENERAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • ability to pass a mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol screening
  • valid trade qualification specific to position and/or Interprovincial (Red Seal) certification
  • possess related certifications which may include:
    •  WHMIS Certification, Occupational First Aid (OFA), Food Safe Certificate
  • various positions may require a valid driver’s license and the ability to provide a current driver abstract
  • ability to lift/move up to 50lbs & maintain high levels of performance throughout a shift

How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume (in MS Word or PDF format) via:

  • Email: jobs@tndc.ca
  • Fax: 250.771.5454
  • In Person: at TNDC’s office in Dease Lake

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Tahltan members are encouraged to apply.

For more information on a specific position, please send an email to: jobs@tndc.ca.

Heavy Equipment Operators - REQUIRED IMMEDIATELY

Closing Date: Until Filled (Immediate Opening)

Company: TNDC

Location: Galore Creek & Other Remote Sites

Description:

Tahltan Nation Development Corporation (TNDC) provides heavy construction, equipment contracting to industries operating in Tahltan Traditional Territory.

TNDC is seeking reliable and enthusiastic HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATORS to join our team immediately.  Employment may extend beyond September 30th.

Hours of work:   Rotation, 2 weeks on, 2 weeks off -- typical

Who should apply?

  • TNDC invites all interested candidates to apply.
  • Minimum age requirements and qualifications will apply.
  • Tahltan members are encouraged to apply.

Conditions of Employment include:

  • Commitment to a safe work environment and safe work practices.
  • Must be able to pass an alcohol and drug test.
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • Experienced in operating heavy equipment.
  • 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.

How to Apply:

REQUIRED IMMEDIATELY

Please send a cover letter and resume (in MS Word or PDF format) via:

  • Email: jobs@tndc.ca
  • Fax: 250.771.5454.
  • In Person: at TNDC’s office in Dease Lake

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Tahltan members are encouraged to apply. 

Heavy Duty Equipment Technicians / Mechanic

Closing Date: Ongoing

Company: TNDC

Location: Dease Lake or Red Chris Mine

Description:

Responsibilities

  • inspecting equipment, troubleshooting and planning sequence of repair operations
  • investigating deficiencies and equipment malfunctions
  • adjusting equipment and repairing or replacing defective parts, components or systems, using hand and power tools
  • following maintenance procedures to ensure all equipment meets specifications
  • cleaning, lubricating, and performing other routine maintenance work on equipment
  • servicing attachments and working tools as required
  • ensuring proper reporting, documentation and clear lines of communication with immediate supervisor
  • attending toolbox and safety meetings and other meetings/discussions as required
  • participating in any other specified training
  • other duties as required

Qualifications & Experience

  • Interprovincial Journeyman Red Seal Certification in Heavy Duty Equipment Technician required or a strong 2nd year apprentice
  • minimum of 3 years related experience preferred
  • Welding Certification is an asset; not mandatory
  • demonstrable knowledge in Caterpillar and Volvo are considered strong assets
  • extensive knowledge of and including Caterpillar (up to D8T), excavator (up to a 349) and rock trucks (up to 745) sizes
  • knowledge, understand and practice safe work practices
  • must be able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • strong oral and written communication skills
  • a team player that works well with others

Conditions of Employment

  • a minimum of a valid Class 5 driver’s license or higher
  • ability to pass mandatory drug and alcohol testing
  • WHMIS Certification necessary and training may be provided by TNDC
  • ability to lift / move up to 50lbs throughout a work shift and maintain high levels of performance over 12-hour shifts

How to Apply:

Tahltan members are encouraged to apply. Please send a cover letter and resume (in MS Word or PDF format) via:

  • Email: jobs@tndc.ca
  • Fax: 250.771.5454.
  • In Person: at TNDC’s office in Dease Lake

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Various Camp Services Positions

Closing Date: Ongoing

Company: Spatsizi Remote Services (TNDC's Camp Services Division)

Location: Various Camp Sites

Description:

Spatsizi Remote Services (SRS) - TNDC's Camp Services Division - is inviting general applications for various positions.

Positions and skills required:

  • SRS Division - cooks, kitchen staff, general help

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.

Conditions of Employment include:

  • Applicants must have a valid Food Safe Certificate.
  • 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, sweeping, 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. This includes:
    • Camp-based rotation – may require 10-12 hours per day, with 7-14 days in, Followed by scheduled days off.
    • Flexibility on work location and schedule is required

How to Apply:

Tahltan members are encouraged to apply. Please send a cover letter and resume (in MS Word or PDF format) via:

  • Email: jobs@tndc.ca
  • Fax: 250.771.5454.
  • In Person: at TNDC’s office in Dease Lake

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

  • 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
  • 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 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.
  • 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
  • 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.