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Teck Resources

Technician, Water Operations (Contract)

Posted 5 days ago

Job Description

Closing Date: June 21, 2024

Join our Water Operations Team as they work to ensure the health of the local watershed, guided by the Elk Valley Water Quality Plan!

Reporting to the Supervisor, Water Operations, the Technician, Water Operations is responsible for the safe and efficient execution of water facility work, such as accurate sampling, laboratory analysis, and interpretation of results to advise process changes.This position follows a 7x7 schedule rotation of day and night shifts.

To be successful, we require someone with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, who has strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities.

Join us in the beautiful 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
  • Ensure compliance with British Columbia legislation as it relates to mine water treatment facilities
  • Monitor and control the water treatment facility to ensure performance objectives are achieved and reporting requirements are met
  • Conduct sampling and support third party contractors on the collection, preparation, and delivery of samples to the laboratory, including hazardous waste
  • Perform water chemistry analytical testing, laboratory testing, reagent preparation, as well as Quality Control testing
  • Conduct process control adjustments based on computerized data and process set points
  • Execute routine and non-routine operational activities as required, including start-up and shutdown, isolation or lock-out/tag-out, and draining, de-pressurization and flushing of isolated equipment

  • Level I, II, or III Water or Wastewater Treatment certificate is considered an asset
  • Strong team player & willingness to learn
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Diploma or degree in Engineering or Sciences, or an equivalent. combination of training and water treatment experience
  • Strong mechanical understanding of process equipment
  • Strong digital literacy and proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite®; especially Excel
  • Valid Class 5 Driver's License or equivalent
  • Previous experience with Programmable Logic Controllers and Human Machine Interface systems is considered an asset
  • Previous experience with membrane filtration is considered an asset
  • TDG certificate and strong ability to safely handle chemical and operate equipment for transporting chemical

Salary Range: $72,900-$90,000

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.


Forestry, Fishing, Mining, Oil and Energy

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-07

Current Openings

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