Senior Supervisor, Operations - Sullivan (12 Months Temporary)


Kimberley, British Columbia, CA


Closing Date: August 9, 2024


As Canada’s largest diversified mining company, Teck is committed to providing the world with essential resources safely and sustainably. We have a rich history of consistently driving innovation, harnessing cutting-edge technology, and cultivating a dynamic environment that empowers our employees to shape the future. 


Reporting to the Manager, Environmental Performance, the Senior Supervisor, Operations - Sullivan is responsible for safe, cost effective and environmentally conscious day-to-day care and maintenance activities of the surface and underground facilities of the reclaimed Sullivan Mine in Kimberley, BC.


The Senior Supervisor, Operations - Sullivan is responsible for coordinating safe and efficient maintenance activities at the site. This includes the maintenance of the mine impacted water seepage collection system, maintenance and operation of the water treatment plant, maintenance of the underground workings, development and implementation of a preventative maintenance program, and capital upgrades. The successful candidate will collaborate with internal professionals to plan and implement health and safety, environmental, geotechnical and maintenance programs. This includes supporting development of scopes of work and contracts, detailing observations and deficiencies, and ensuring appropriate actions are taken to address deficiencies.


This motivated individual will lead and nurture a safe and effective workforce of employees and contractors with diverse abilities necessary to operate and maintain both the surface and underground facilities while ensuring all workers go home safe and healthy every day.


This individual is accountable for encouraging positive relationships with the local community, including but not limited to the City of Kimberley, and First Nations.


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

  • Plan, budget and coordinate all site activities including the collection and treatment of contaminated surface and groundwater; management of the tailings storage facility and associated works; site restoration projects; and site security to control public access

  • Provide detailed and outcomes-based employee management, including supervision of external consultants, contractor teams, and a team of employees

  • Lead the planning and execution of site stewardship projects, including scoping, schedule, tracking risks and opportunities, cost and resourcing requirements, and site/field communications

  • Prepare and maintain site documentation, including schedules, budgets and forecasts, and risk registers. Ensure accurate controls, management and oversight of expenditures

  • Coordinate the preparation, evaluation, and award of contracts, including preparation of scopes of work, requests for proposals, schedules, cost estimates and qualified bidder lists

  • Lead all aspects of the design and implementation of a maintenance strategy for site-based systems and equipment

  • Lead continuous improvement efforts for Sullivan facility performance, focusing on reducing risk and cost

  • Ensure compliance with applicable legislation, permits and other regulatory requirements. Act as the designated Mine Manager under the BC Health, Reclamation and Safety Code

  • Provide routine reporting on site operations and maintenance activities

  • Participate in public engagement events (e.g., open houses, information sessions, meetings) that relate to site operations


  • Minimum of 12 years mine operational/maintenance management experience at a base metals mine with significant water management and ARD collection/treatment challenges

  • Post-secondary degree in engineering, sciences, maintenance, or a related field

  • Team leader with experience forming, inspiring, and mentoring a team of contractors, employees, and consultants from diverse fields and backgrounds

  • Strong interpersonal, management, and influencing skills with outstanding written and verbal communications

  • Organized in the face of complexity and adaptable to changing priorities

  • Proficient analytical, problem solving, and decision-making abilities and an ability to thrive in a multifaceted environment

  • Professional accreditation, or eligibility for registration, would be an asset

  • BC Mine Supervisor Certificate is an asset

Why Join Us?


At Teck, we offer more than just a job – we provide a pathway to personal and professional enrichment. With captivating projects set against stunning backdrops, a culture of inclusivity and collaboration, and boundless opportunities to learn and grow, joining us means embracing a fulfilling and dynamic career adventure.


Teck employees receive access to our total rewards program and comprehensive benefits package that promote physical, mental, financial, and emotional well-being. This includes but is not limited to: 

•    Annual Performance Bonus
•    Profit Share Plan
•    Health Spending Account  
•    Personal Spending Account
•    Extended Health Care  
•    Dental and Vision Care
•    Employer Paid Pension Plan
•    Life Insurance and Disability Coverage 
•    Paid Sick Leave, Vacation and Holidays     
•    Virtual Telemedicine and additional support for overall well-being
•    Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)   

Salary Range: $117,000 - $144,000


The actual base salary offered is determined based on the successful candidate’s relevant experience, skills, and competencies and considers internal equity.

About Teck

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.


Teck has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and is one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People.  The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck has been recognized as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by Corporate Knights and is ranked #1 in the Metals and Mining industry on the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI). 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. 


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