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Projects Lead, Environment


Elkford, British Columbia, CA

Closing Date: February 8, 2023


Reporting to the Senior Lead, Environment, the Projects Lead, Environment is responsible for ensuring the environmental aspects of all projects are being met and achieve environmental compliance. This site-based role will focus on the review and understanding of conditions associated with all projects and ensuring those conditions are successfully implemented at Fording River Operations. 


To be successful, we are looking for a self-motivated team player with excellent leadership, consultation, and facilitation abilities; someone with the ability to manage challenging priorities and can move processes forward. This person will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships across all levels of multidisciplinary teams. This role presents a diverse range of challenges across multiple subject areas and requires a critical thinker with exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills. Lastly, you will be a process-oriented individual with strong organizational and time management skills. 


Join us in the breathtaking Elk Valley of British Columbia. Here you will find outdoor adventures 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
  • Review and provide input on project designs, applications, and draft authorizations
  • Collaborate closely with other teams and departments to influence operationally ready projects
  • Support the development and review of Environmental Protection Plans, Construction and Environmental Monitoring Plans, and Care of Water Plans
  • Conduct individual project specific Effectiveness Reviews to proactively identify areas needing improvement
  • Support reclamation planning and construction activities and closure planning work
  • Support on site regulatory inspections and follow-up reporting and communications
  • Collaboratively work with other groups and departments to create a consistent approach to support construction planning, execution, and post construction activities for projects with environmental involvement



  • Degree in Engineering or Science; an environmental related field is preferred
  • Hold a professional designation and meet the BC provincial requirements of a qualified professional for applicable programs is an asset
  • Minimum five years experience providing technical direction on environmental risks and challenges associated with resource management
  • Technical knowledge of federal and provincial compliance practices and regulations related to air quality, waste management, spill response, and remediation
  • Excellent project management experience with a track record that includes management and technical direction of multiple projects and budgets

About Teck


Successful candidates must be willing to satisfy the pre-employment requirements of a pre-employment drug screen and three professional references.


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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