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Mining Technician (Survey)


Hinton, AB, CA

Closing Date: January 21, 2019


Reporting to the Senior Mine Engineer Supervisor, the Mining Technician (Survey) is responsible for performing field survey work and assisting with overall mine planning in a fast-paced environment. The role will follow an 8 day on, 6 day off schedule with 10 hour shifts. This is an exciting opportunity to live and work near Hinton in the Rocky Mountains.



·         Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures

·         Promote and maintain a safe working environment through compliance with Teck Coal’s Health and Safety Program

·         Own the site’s UAV (Drone) surveying program.  Use best practices from other Teck Sites and industry peers

·         Provide assistance to the Engineering Group with:

o   Surveying, including the generation of mine maps and the maintenance of an overall 3D surface of the operation

o   Design layout and conformance monitoring

o   Drill and blast pattern layout and explosive loading instructions

·         Provide daily survey support to the Operations group.  Coordinate jobs and work closely with Operations Supervisors to ensure adherence to design

·         Assist in maintaining mine engineering systems, including: Maptek I-Site 3D Scanner, Drill Navigation (Aquila, DABS), Geotechnical Monitoring Systems (Navstar, GeoExplorer), and High Precision Shovel Grade Systems (Wenco - Bench Manager)

·         Arrange and provide training as needed for Co-op Students and Engineers in Training

·         Coordinate continuous improvement opportunities with colleagues at other Teck Sites



·         A technical diploma in Surveying, Geomatics, Mining Engineering, or a related discipline

·         Eligible for registration as T.T., CTEC, or C. Tech with the Association of Science & Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta is an asset

·         Operating experience at a mine is an asset

·         Experience in the following is an asset: MineSight 3D, Maptek I-Site 3D, and Pix4D

·         Proven file-management skills to maintain databases and historical information

·         Able to work independently, take ownership of problems, and lead by example

·         Ability to work effectively in dynamic conditions and reprioritize work based on unforeseen changes

·         Prepared to work in a mountainous, outdoor environment


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 2017, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the eighth 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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