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Teck Resources

Principal Mining Engineer

Posted 5 hours ago

Job Description


As Canada's largest diversified mining company, Teck is committed to providing the world with essential resources safely and sustainably. We have a rich history of consistently driving innovation, harnessing progressive technology, and cultivating a dynamic environment that empowers our employees to shape the future.

Reporting to the Manager, Mine Engineering, the Principal Mining Engineer will provide guidance on mine engineering activities for projects, operations, and legacy assets at Teck as coordinated through the Technical Services Group (TSG). The Principal Mining Engineer will provide technical support for mine development projects, Teck operations, and business development opportunities as the need arises.

The Principal Mining Engineer will draw on broad industry experience to apply diversified engineering techniques to complex situations and as needed, rely on first principles and/or fundamental engineering theory to ensure practical solutions.

This exciting opportunity can be based in either Vancouver, BC or Calgary, AB.


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Produce mine plans for pre-scoping, scoping, pre-feasibility and feasibility studies
  • Conduct mine asset due diligence and evaluations
  • Prepare mine plans, optimizations, and associated cost models
  • Write and review NI43-101 reports
  • Champion practical mine planning solutions for projects and operations
  • Actively mentor and develop staff in your team and throughout the company
  • Work closely with Process, Tailings, Geotechnical, and Environmental groups to optimize plans. Manage contractors and consultants on projects as required
  • Develop policies and procedures and implement software solutions for mine engineering tasks
  • Evaluate and participate in industry associations and/or regulatory processes related to mine engineering practice that may impact Teck's business viability
  • Other related duties as required


  • 15 years of experience in the mining industry, preferably with 5 years in (on-site) operations
  • An undergraduate degree in Mine Engineering
  • Applicants need to be eligible for registration or registered with EGBC as this will be a condition of employment. Teck will support eligible employees with their EGBC registration.If Calgary-based, dual registration with EGBC and APEGA is required
  • Hands-on experience with open pit mine design, costing, as well as short-term and strategic mine scheduling
  • Additional experience with underground mine planning would be an asset
  • Proficient user of at least one or more of the industry leading mine planning software tools such as: Maptek Vulcan, Hexagon Minesight, or Deswik. Experience with multiple systems would be helpful
  • Experience in Project Evaluation at the Scoping, Pre-feasibility and Feasibility stages
  • Displays flexibility and creativity in scheduling, mine planning and other sophisticated issues
  • Experience crafting and making technical presentations including confirmed capabilities in writing reports and technical communications
  • Results-oriented with excellent organizational, planning and decision-making skills
  • Motivated self-starter, able to work under minimal direction and able to lead numerous projects simultaneously
  • Ability to build and maintain a strong communications network with peers, Project Managers, Mine Managers, Chief Engineers, and joint venture partner representatives
  • Regulatory support experience would be an asset
  • Stakeholder engagement experience would be an asset

Why Join Us?

At Teck, we offer more than just a job - we provide a pathway to personal and professional enrichment. With captivating projects set against stunning backdrops, a culture of inclusivity and collaboration, and boundless opportunities to learn and grow, joining us means embracing a fulfilling and dynamic career adventure.

Teck employees receive access to our total rewards program and comprehensive benefits package that promote physical, mental, financial, and emotional well-being. This includes but is not limited to:

• Annual Performance Bonus
• Profit Share Plan
• Health Spending Account
• Personal Spending Account
• Extended Health Care
• Dental and Vision Care
• Employer Paid Pension Plan
• Life Insurance and Disability Coverage
• Paid Sick Leave, Vacation and Holidays
• Virtual Telemedicine and additional support for overall well-being
• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

Salary Range: $144,000.00 - $178,000.00

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

About Teck

At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person's unique perspective and contribution. Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically. 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, as well as investments in energy assets. Teck has been named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for seven consecutive years. Teck has also been named to the Forbes list of the World's Best Employers for the past two years and is one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People . 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 2024-07-25

Current Openings

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