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Water Resource Scientist / Engineer-in-Training / Engineer, Environment


Elkford, British Columbia, CA

Closing Date: December 13, 2022

Are you interested in joining a team of hardworking professionals in a growing and technically advancing field? This is a phenomenal opportunity to look for innovation to ensure continuous improvement of our water management program. You will get to drive projects and change, owning the process and its successes!


Reporting to the Lead, Water Management, the Water Resource Scientist / Engineer-in-Training / Engineer, Environment is responsible for water management infrastructure design and implementation, data collection, systems maintenance, supporting development of processes, and tracking of water Key Performance Indicators. You will ensure upkeep and use of the water balance model to support sustainable Operations, in alignment with compliance requirements, Regional Water Quality Modelling, and Teck Water Governance Framework.


To be successful, we are looking for a highly motivated, attentive and organized person, who can drive and keep pace with change and innovation. This person has exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and can effectively engage with professionals across departments and at varying levels of the organization. This position requires a flexible person who can find solutions to changing needs in fast-paced environment, and who can work with nominal supervision using a collaborative approach on a team that tackles complex and novel issues. 


You will have the opportunity to work at an operating steel-making coal surface mine, with an exciting and vital team to our operations success. The work you do will ensure the ongoing sustainability of our mine!


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. 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
  • Build updates of water planning related tools, such as water balance model
  • Manage risks through effective implementation of site water management
  • Implement water management tools, in alignment with long term site water management strategies and regulatory authorizations
  • Identify operational water supply needs, water quality, infrastructure risk, and develop feasible mitigation in coordination with partners based on permitted mine life
  • Ensure regulatory commitments relating to Water Management Plans and Water Management Facilities are met
  • Provide technical editing of permitting applications and regulatory submissions
  • Complete capital budget planning for water projects and ensure project management standard methodologies are applied
  • Advise on surface water, groundwater, and hydrology monitoring programs
  • Prepare and review data and reports to meet regulatory and other commitments, including presentation of technical information to a variety of audiences


  • Degree in Science, Engineering, or Geology
  • Experience in an industrial environment; experience in mining, or oil and gas, is an asset
  • Experience leading development and implementation of water management programs, and risk evaluation of water quality and quantity
  • Technical knowledge of federal and provincial mining water practices and regulatory compliance
  • Relevant professional accreditation, or eligible for accreditation, such as the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C. (EGBC); Teck will support eligible employees with their EGBC registration
  • Experience developing water balances in GoldSim is an asset

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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