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Teck Digital Systems Co-op


Elkford, BC, CA Sparwood, BC, CA Elkford, BC, CA Sparwood, BC, CA Sparwood, BC, CA

Teck Digital Systems Co-op (Multiple Positions)


Start Date: January 2022

Duration: 8 – 12 months

Multiple Locations: Teck Coal – Elk Valley, BC and Calgary, AB


Why consider Teck Resources Ltd. for your co-op Placement?


Teck hires more than 150 co-op students each year to work at our various Canadian operations. Teck has been named as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers by Mediacorp Canada’s Top Employers program for the past three years and was included in the Forbes World’s Best Employers 2020 list and Canada's Top Employers for Young People 2021. In 2021, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the 12th consecutive year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 percent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies.


Professional benefits of working as a co-op with Teck Resources Ltd:


  • Our values guide every decision we make as a company and as individual employees. In everything we do, Teck is led by our values of safety, sustainability, integrity, respect, excellence, and courage
  • An opportunity to work on challenging projects alongside a team of professionals who are experts in their respective fields. You will experience a combination of projects in the field and office
  • A competitive salary as well as assistance with travel costs and co-op fees
  • Make an impression! Successful co-ops with Teck are given first consideration for professional positions upon graduation 


In 2019 Teck implemented a strategy called RACE21™. This initiative is taking a company-wide approach to Renewing our technology infrastructure, looking at opportunities for Automation and robotics, Connecting data systems to enable broad application of advanced analytics and artificial intelligence, and Empowering our employees, with a focus on making real progress between now and 2021 and beyond. With expansion in analytics, automation, and digital tools, we are in an era that is transforming Mining, and you can be part of it!




  • Participate in Teck’s health and safety programs to ensure that everyone on site goes home safe and healthy every day
  • Working towards an Undergraduate degree in Computer, Software, or Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or other related discipline
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic work environment with a willingness to work outdoors. Some positions will require driving a vehicle at our operations
  • Collaborate with a team to continually improve the current mining systems across the operations in an effort to improve production, quality, reliability, accessibility, and credibility of Teck Digital Systems
  • Create and evaluate innovative ideas and technologies to help improve the way we do business


We have multiple positions available within our TDS team and specific areas of expertise for each:


Operational Analytics Co-op (1)

  • Operational support for analytics tools, with experience in .Net, SQL Server and Cloud Computing
  • Preference for a Computer Engineer with strong problem solving and data analytics skills
  • Ideal candidate is self-motivated with good inter-personal communication and interest in developing these skills further in the field


Business Analytics Co-op (1)

  • Supporting the Business Intelligence team with data analytics projects and enhancing business user experience
  • Opportunity to work on pilot projects on Microsoft Power Platform, prepare documentation, presentations and training material as well as create BI models and process mapping
  • Experience with using Microsoft Suite (Excel) as well as an interest in SQL and Object Oriented Programming


Data Engineering Co-op (1)

  • Supporting data pipelining and cloud data movement; creating pipelines in C#, Python and SQL
  • Preference for a Computer Engineer with strong problem solving and data analytics skills


Industrial Process Control Projects Co-op (1)

  • Supporting the delivery of projects for Process Control Systems across Teck that are focused on modernizing and delivering new capability to Teck’s processing plant control systems
  • Experience and exposure to industrial environment and industrial control systems would be an asset
  • Project Management skills along with strong analytical and organizational skills would be an asset


Technical Analyst Co-op (UAV/GIS Support) (1)

  • Assist the Technical team with support on documentation, installation and application of UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) and GIS (Geographic Information System) systems at our operations
  • Experience with UAV and/or GIS technologies would be an asset   
  • Strong communication and technical skills would be required for this role


Sensing Technologies – Telemetry Systems Co-op (2)

  • Supporting the Telemetry team in advancement of technologies involving sensors, asset health analytics and innovative opportunities around the Autonomous Haul Truck Fleet
  • Conduct advanced analytics in Machine Learning, Big Data distributed Cloud computing, data analysis, data validation, dashboarding and reporting
  • Assisting with the move of condition based monitoring, real time monitoring systems as well as other systems into Microsoft Azure


LTE Network Support Co-op (2)

  • Work with TDS lab initiative on network deployments, configuration change evaluations, firmware/hardware upgrades and architectural changes
  • Working with infrastructure in support of deployment of LTE networks that are critical to the success of technology projects at site


Industrial Networking Co-op (1)

  • Supporting the Industrial Networks at Operations across Teck and successful candidate will have the opportunity to visit sites across BC/AB
  • Interest and/or experience in LAN switching and 802.11 wireless would be preferred


Engineering Systems Development Co-op (1)

  • Supporting the systems that facilitate Mining and Geology design at our operations
  • Experience in C#, SQL and scripting with Python


Autonomous Systems Co-op (1)

  • Supporting the Autonomous Mining Systems team in developing a universal monitoring and sustainment program
  • Experience in SQL Database, C#, and some understanding or interest in industrial networking as well as Power BI and Command Line


All students will be required to complete pre-employment drug testing prior to commencing work.


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 have a variety of flexible schedules that can offer you a work life balance. Teck also offers the chance to live and work in some of the world’s most amazing locations where year-round local attractions and recreational choices are unlimited for the outdoor enthusiast! We have world-class mountain biking, skiing, hiking and fly fishing all at your doorstep.


At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.


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.

Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources






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