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Teck Resources

Engineer or Scientist, Water Integrated Planning

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Closing Date: June 20, 2024

Reporting to the Lead, Water Management the Engineer or Scientist, Water Integrated Planning is responsible for managing and supporting the implementation of mine water management processes. Duties will include the support of water management at active and dormant mine sites, support the assessment and upgrading of water management infrastructure, drought and flood preparedness, support water supply and security, coordinate and prepare management plans and tracking of water Key Performance Indicators in alignment with the Teck Water Governance Framework.

To be successful, we are looking for someone with strong influencing, interpersonal, and communication skills. Someone who thrives in a team environment, who also shows the values of integrity, dedication, innovation, excellence, and respect. Strong influential leadership, mentoring and relationship building skills are vital in this role.

You will have the opportunity to work at an operating steel-making coal surface mine, with an exciting and vital team to our operations success. The work you do will ensure the ongoing sustainability of our mine. In this role you will also have the chance to look for opportunities for innovation to ensure continuous improvement of our water management program. You will get to drive projects and change, owning the process and its successes.

Join us in the breathtaking Elk Valley of British Columbia. Here you will find outdoor adventure at your fingertips. Whether it's biking and skiing, or the laid-back atmosphere of fishing and hiking, there is something for everyone! Working a compressed workweek with alternating Fridays off, come experience what work life balance is all about!

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Support managing risks through effective implementation of site water management
  • Implement water management tools, in alignment with long term site water management strategies and regulatory authorizations
  • Identify operational water supply needs, water quality, infrastructure risk, and assist in the development of feasible mitigation in coordination with stakeholders
  • Ensure regulatory commitments related to Water Management Plans and Water Management Facilities are met
  • Prepare and review data and reports to meet regulatory and other commitments, including presentation of technical information to a variety of audiences
  • Support other initiatives that contribute to water integration into mine planning and continual improvements
  • Support internal and external financial deliverables related to water management facilities

  • Engineering or Science Degree in civil, environment, hydrology, hydrogeology, or other related field
  • Relevant professional accreditation, or eligible for accreditation
  • Minimum fiveyears experience leading development and implementation of water management programs, and risk evaluation of water quality and quantity in an industrial environment
  • Experience in cost modeling and data analytics
  • Experience in project management and delivery
  • Technical knowledge of federal and provincial mining water practices and regulatory compliance preferred


Teck employees receive a competitive compensation package that includes, but is not limited to, base salary plus the following benefits:

  • Two Annual Bonus Plans
  • Comprehensive Benefits Plan
  • Retirement Package
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Health Lifestyle Account

Salary Range: $101,000 - $125,000

The actual base salary offered is determined based on the successful candidate's relevant experience, skills, and competencies and considers internal equity.

Successful candidates must be willing to satisfy the pre-employment requirements of a pre-employment drug screen and three professional references.

About Teck

At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person's unique perspective and contribution.

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.

Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal and zinc.

Teck has been named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers and is one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People .

The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck's approach to business. Teck has been recognized as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by Corporate Knights and is ranked #1 in the Metals and Mining industry on the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI).

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.

Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources .

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About Teck Resources

Teck is Canada’s largest diversified resource company, committed to responsibly providing products that are essential to building a better quality of life for people around the world. Our business units focus on steelmaking coal, a critical ingredient in steel production; zinc, used to galvanize and protect metals; copper, essential for electronics, power generation and transmission; and energy, necessary to meet growing global demand. Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia (B.C.), Canada, we own or have interests in 12 operating mines, one large metallurgical complex, an oil sands mining and processing operation, and several major development projects in North and South America. We offer opportunities across a wide range of activities related to exploration, development, mining and minerals processing, including smelting and refining, health and safety, environmental protection, materials stewardship, recycling and innovation and technology. Our people are our greatest resource. Teck was built by people with vision, creativity and ideas. Join the Teck team and become a part of that long tradition.


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Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-14

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