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Superintendent, Health and Safety


Elkford, BC, CA

Closing Date: April 9, 2020


Make a difference at one of Teck's largest operations in the Elk Valley!


Reporting to the General Manager, the Superintendent, Health and Safety is responsible for working with other department heads at Fording River to provide health and safety support. They will also sponsor, and assist in the development of, fit-for-business health and safety requirements and procedures that align with Teck's Health and Safety Policy, Strategic Plan, and Sustainability Strategy.


If you are passionate about the health and safety of others, we want to speak to you!



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Coordinate with Operations, Business Units, and corporate teams to strategically plan for health and safety
  • Apply continuous improvement processes and systems to improve health and safety performance
  • Build on the current culture, with the objective of further developing a positive and proactive attitude
  • Manage a dynamic Occupational Health, Safety, and Contractor Management team through mentorship and effective leadership
  • Implement, and mentor on, Teck’s High Potential Risk and Control Strategy and mitigate high risk activities by ensuring effective controls are in place
  • Participate in assurance activities to confirm conformance to established critical controls and assist in the development of effective action plans where deviations are identified
  • Manage the performance and efficiency of Occupational Health and Hygiene programs, including, but not limited to employee wellness, fitness for work, industrial hygiene monitoring, and exposure reduction
  • Analyze real time incident statistics and identify trends with mitigation strategies
  • Engage in development projects applicable to the Operation to ensure risk identification and mitigation is considered for all projects
  • Provide support within the contractor management system to improve contractor conformance



  • Post-secondary degree or diploma, or equivalent industry experience
  • Minimum 10 years of dynamically senior level experience preferably in a mining or natural resource environment
  • Advanced analytical, problem solving, and decision making abilities
  • Effective interpersonal, written, and verbal communication and relationship management skills
  • Strong leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and meet challenges directly
  • Strong computer skills including the Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, and Outlook


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.


Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.


Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. 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.


The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2019, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the tenth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.


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