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Chemical Technician


Logan Lake, BC, CA


Closing Date: September 4th


We are currently seeking an individual in the role of: Chemical Technician.


Reporting to the Lab Supervisor in the Mill Technical Development Department, the incumbent will be accountable for the following:

  • Be a Courageous Safety Leader, through promotion and adherence to  established Safety and Environmental policies and procedures;
  • Full working knowledge of WHMIS standards for lab safety;
  • Data entry into Excel spreadsheets on a continuous basis;
  • Physical preparation of samples involving crushing, pulverizing, splitting and mixing of Mine and Mill samples;
  • Classical and instrumental analysis for copper, molybdenum, iron, and arsenic on Mine and Mill samples;
  • This position will be required to work shift work (2 twelve hour days shifts followed by 2 twelve hour nights shift followed by 4 days off).


  • BCIT Chemical Sciences Technology diploma (or equivalent);
  • Three years related laboratory experience in an assay laboratory;
  • Familiar with AAS, ICP-OES and LECO instruments and techniques;
  • Proven experience working safely with strong acids to digest mineralogical samples for assay;
  • Proven experience with the physical preparation and weighing of samples
  • Able to work continuously on their feet and lift up 50lbs;
  • Must have Grade 12 certification (or equivalent);
  • Valid BC driver’s license (class 7N minimum) or equivalent. 



Highland Valley Copper is one of Canada’s largest base metal copper-moly mines and is owned and operated by Teck Resources. The Highland Valley is a very attractive location offering a wide variety of recreational opportunities such as hiking, skiing, fishing and golf. The mine site is a 50 minute drive from Kamloops, BC which provides all of the comforts of city living. The mine site is also close to Merritt, Ashcroft, and Logan Lake which all exude a small town community atmosphere. Highland Valley Copper offers an attractive salary and benefits package including relocation assistance.


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 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 2018, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the ninth 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.


Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources


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