Employment Opportunities

Controller

Company: TNDC

Location: Dease Lake

Closing Date: Apr 19, 2019

How to Apply:

The Closing Date for this position is April 19th, 2019 at 5:00 pm.

To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to hr@tndc.ca

While we thank all individuals who apply, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Description:

Tahltan Nation Development Corporation (TNDC) is seeking a Controller (permanent, full time) to lead the company’s accounting and finance department.

The Controller will work proactively with the Chief Executive Officer, senior management, company personnel, clients, partners and other stakeholders in the best interests of company.

The successful applicant will have a lead role in ensuring the financial well-being of the organization by providing financial projections, overseeing accounting and finance services, and preparing growth plans.

Responsibilities include budgeting, reporting, financial analysis, leasing, debt management, cash management, updating corporate filings, ensuring full compliance of accounting & finance regulatory requirements, implementation & management of best practices.

The Controller will drive operational and administrative improvements and ensure efficient and timely management of important accounting functions such as invoicing, accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll.

A background in heavy civil construction, mining, infrastructure and earthworks projects will be well regarded.

Willingness to relocate to Dease Lake BC is preferred. However, for the right candidate, the position could be based in another location in northern BC, provided that the Controller makes regular scheduled trips to TNDC’s Dease Lake office and other locations as required.

This is a salaried senior management position and requires an individual who is prepared to do what it takes in terms of time and effort to get the job done.

Qualifications and Requirements include, but are not limited:

  • CPA, CMA, CA.
  • Financial Planning and Strategy, Managing Profitability, Strategic Planning, Vision, Quality Management, Implementing Process Improvement, Forecasting, Corporate Finance, Developing and Tracking Budgets, Financial Skills, Dealing with Complexity, Financing/Leasing, Debt Management, Cash Management.
  • Excellent communication skills (interpersonal and written), with proven ability to collaborate with team members in a multi-disciplined environment.
  • Strong and verifiable supervisory skills – a successful track record in leading, directing and motivating others.
  • Possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license.
  • Submit to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing, which must yield satisfactory results in order to finalize employment.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in Canada. Applicants who do not meet this requirement will not be considered.

Heavy Duty Equipment Technicians / Mechanic

Company: TNDC

Location: Dease Lake or Red Chris Mine

Closing Date: Jun 28, 2019

How to Apply:

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

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

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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

Heavy Equipment Operators

Company: TNDC

Location: Various - Dease Lake, Red Chris, Camps, Construction Sites

Closing Date: Jun 29, 2019

How to Apply:

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

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

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Description:

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

Hours of work: Seasonal, Temporary, Part-time

TNDC is seeking reliable and enthusiastic individuals to join our team for the upcoming 2019 season, during the period of approximately April 15th to September 30th, 2019. For some positions, employment may begin before April 15th and/or extend beyond September 30th. Business units, sites, departments in which personnel are required:

  • Dease Lake facility – maintenance shop, yard, office, warehouse, other.
  • Construction and other roles at the Red Chris Mine, and other operations.
  • Construction projects on various sites inside and outside Tahltan Territory.
  • Exploration projects (Construction divisions).
  • Other locations and sites.
  • Flexibility on work location and schedule is required.

Who should apply?

  • TNDC invites all interested candidates to apply.
  • Candidates with experience, certifications and qualifications are always sought.
  • Candidates with minimum 5 years experience
  • 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.
  • Applicants must be able to physically perform various duties, which 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.
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • 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:
    • Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week. o Camp-based rotation - may require 10-12 hours per day, with 7-14 days in, followed by scheduled days off.
    • Part-time.
    • Willing to work overtime, including weekends.
    • Travel and overnight stays.
    • Flexibility on work location and schedule is required.

 

Various Camp Services Positions

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

Location: Various Camp Sites

Closing Date: Jun 30, 2019

How to Apply:

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

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

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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’ve had many projects in Tahltan territory through our Rescan Tahltan Environmental Consultants (RTEC) partnership, and the experience has been excellent. TNDC’s management team has been an honorable and knowledgeable group to work with. They always look at ways to make things work, and we have developed lasting friendships. It’s been an honour to work together.
    Clem Pelletier
    former CEO, Rescan Group
  • 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