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Mining Engineer-in-Training, Long-Range Planning


Elkford, BC, CA

Closing Date: June 24, 2021  


Reporting to the Senior Engineering Supervisor of Long-Range Planning, The Mining Engineer-in-Training (EIT), Long Range Planning is responsible for developing long range plans to sustain and extend the Life of Mine at Fording River Operations. The main focus of this role is to optimize currently permitted reserves and conduct pit evaluations on new mining areas to extend or increase Fording River's current reserve. It will involve executing and optimizing all aspects of the long-range plan, including pit shell optimizations, pit and spoil design work, scheduling mine plans, economic evaluations, and Life of Mine report development. This role is an excellent opportunity for an engineer looking to make a significant impact on the business.


To be successful, we are looking for someone with excellent communication, interpersonal and problem-solving abilities, who is dedicated to continuous improvement; a team-oriented individual with a strong focus on safety, personal responsibility, who is highly self-motivated. The ability to make effective decisions, be flexible, and organize multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced and dynamic environment is vital in this role.


Join us in the breathtaking Elk Valley of British Columbia! Here you will find outdoor adventures at your fingertips. Whether you enjoy biking and skiing, or prefer the laid-back atmosphere of fishing and hiking, there is something for everyone. Come experience what work life balance is all about!



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Execute on a wide range of mine planning and design, including pit and spoil design, production scheduling, and optimization
  • Influence strong site decision making through detailed data analysis and sound mining practices
  • Perform economic evaluations, productivity analyses, and peer reviews
  • Identify and communicate beneficial opportunities to continually improve efficiencies
  • Evaluate and implement new technologies
  • Communicate mine development projects to the permitting groups within the business unit. Assist in developing mine permit applications and amendments
  • Ensure mine plans are following permit compliance
  • Participate in the development of annual reserves and resource reporting



  • Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Mining Engineering, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum one year of experience in mine planning
  • Proficiency in mine scheduling software such as XPAC, and mine design software such as Minesight 3D
  • Solid understanding of the Microsoft Office Suite®


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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