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Heavy Duty Mechanic Apprentice


Elkford, British Columbia, CA Sparwood, British Columbia, CA

Closing Date: October 31, 2023


Teck is currently accepting applications for the position of Heavy Duty Mechanic Apprentice. Teck recruits proactively to build a talent pool for current and/or future opportunities.


Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, Heavy Duty Mechanic Apprentices work alongside Red Seal Heavy Duty Mechanics in maintaining our fleet of mining equipment in a shop or field environment. 



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures 
  • Perform duties that range from routine preventative maintenance to repairing major breakdowns, including troubleshooting and diagnostics 
  • Disassemble and reassemble components such as engines, transmissions, cooling systems, fuel and exhaust systems, breaks, clutches, differentials, hydraulics, electrical systems, and lubrication systems 
  • Providing innovative solutions and best practices 
  • Diagnose, maintain and repair mobile off road mining equipment including haul trucks, graders, bulldozers, excavators, shovels, loaders, and other heavy equipment 
  • Working with brands including CAT, Komatsu, P&H, Hitachi, John Deere, Letourneau, Volvo, Marion upon others 



  • Registered 2nd, 3rd or 4th year Heavy Duty Mechanic Apprentice 
  • Valid driver’s license 
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team 
  • Previous mining experience is an asset 



We offer the chance to live and work in the Rocky Mountains, where year round recreational activities such as hunting, fishing, skiing, snowmobiling, and biking are unlimited. Our tradespeople work an attractive 4 x 4 days and nights shift schedule, allowing for plenty of work/life balance. Add to this, challenging work assignments and excellent opportunities for career and professional growth with Canada’s largest diversified resource company and we think you’ll find what you’re looking for. 


Apprentices are offered a competitive compensation package that includes: 

  • Comprehensive Benefits Plan including but not limited to medical, dental and vision 
  • Tuition Assistance 
  • Retirement Package 
  • Two Annual Bonus Plans 
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan 
  • Healthy Lifestyle Account 



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. 


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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