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Teck Resources

Senior Lead, Environment (Temporary)

Posted 6 days ago

Job Description

Closing Date: June 21, 2024

Reporting to the Superintendent, Environment, the Senior Lead, Environment - Project Development (known at Teck as Senior Lead, Environment) is responsible for planning, supervising, and implementing the environmental activities and initiatives associated with projects at and associated with the site. In this position, you will be leading a diverse team of environmental professionals. This is a temporary 12 - month contract with opportunity to extend.

To be successful, we are looking for someone with strong project leadership abilities, who can excel in a technical team environment; someone with excellent written and verbal communication, who can effectively engage with communities of interest and professionals at all levels of the organization for the purpose of driving change and continuous improvement. In addition, strong problem-solving, decision-making, and analytical skills as well as the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment are vital for this role.

Located 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 work week 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
  • Supervise a team of professionals who are responsible for the successful delivery, integration, and implementation of projects with existing operations
  • Working closely with other site-based operational and functional departments, support the development, assessment, review, and implementation of site related projects to ensure operational readiness and site sustainability and compliance
  • Participate in regulatory and internal audits, inspections, and investigations to maintain and improve compliance to regulatory requirements and management processes
  • Support development and implementation of site-specific environmental awareness programs, and provide practical mentorship and assistance to departments across the site to further a culture of sustainability
  • Manage the implementation and integration of environmental requirements and monitoring programs into site operational practices
  • Respond to and report environmental incidents and emergencies as set out in emergency response plans and procedural documents

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Biology, Forestry, Agriculture, or a related field
  • Minimum eight years demonstrated ability working in an environmental management capacity and three years of team leadership experience
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Technical knowledge of federal and provincial compliance practices and regulations related to resource development
  • Understanding of environmental assessment requirements and various regulatory authorizations requirements
  • Expertise in maintaining Environmental Management Systems, and strong experience in environmental data management and reporting, including database systems
  • Registered, or eligible to apply as a qualified professional such as RP BIO, P.Eng., RPF or related designation is an asset


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

  • Extended health Benefits
  • Health Spending Account
  • Vacation Allotment

Salary Range: $124,400

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.


Forestry, Fishing, Mining, Oil and Energy

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-14

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