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Supervisor, Water Operations


Elkford, British Columbia, CA

Closing Date: January 27, 2022


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

Reporting to the General Supervisor, Water Operations, the Supervisor, Water Operations is responsible for leading the safe and efficient execution of work at our Fording River operation, and ensuring that the water treatment facility aligns with all appropriate regulations, policies, and procedures. The schedule is an attractive seven days on, seven days off, consisting of day and night shifts.

To be successful, we are looking for someone with great interpersonal and communication skills, who has excellent mentoring and leadership abilities. The successful person would have sophisticated analytical, problem solving, and decision-making abilities, and be adaptable in a fast paced, dynamic environment.

Join us in the breathtaking 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. 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 plant operations, performance, operational and regulatory reporting requirements conform to operating standards and procedures, and initiate appropriate process adjustments
  • Supervise the performance of the facility through the use of Key Performance Indicators and other metrics
  • Coordinate onsite maintenance activities, including contractor management
  • Communicate expectations, monitor and appraise plant staff
  • Support the training of personnel, including training program development and execution
  • Support professional development, reviews, and succession management activities
  • Review computerized operating, and laboratory results and database, to ensure record integrity
  • Lead optimization initiatives in the facility as part of continuous improvement efforts
  • Support the development of, Job Aids, Standard Operating Procedures, Training Manuals, Training Presentations, and Verifiable Learning Objectives



  • Certificate, Diploma or Degree in Engineering or Sciences, or other relevant subject area
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in an industrial setting or large municipal facility; experience in a water or wastewater treatment plant would be an asset
  • Minimum five years’ experience leading a team
  • Demonstrated proficiency in applicable computer process software applications, including the Microsoft Office Suite®
  • Valid Class 5 British Columbia Driver's License or equivalent
  • Level III or IV Water or Wastewater Treatment certificate is an asset
  • Prior laboratory or maintenance experience is considered an asset

About Teck

Successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against infection by COVID-19. Candidates who are unable to be vaccinated due to a personal characteristic protected under applicable human rights legislation may request to be exempt from this requirement. We will do our best to accommodate those who are unable to be vaccinated.


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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