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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Co-op

Location: 

Logan Lake, BC, CA Sparwood, BC, CA

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Co-op

 

Start Date: January 2020

Multiple Locations: Teck Coal - Elk Valley, BC & Highland Valley Copper - Logan Lake, BC

Duration: 8 – 12 months


 

Why consider Teck Resources Ltd. for your Co-op placement?

 

Teck Resources Ltd. is Canada’s largest diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with business units focused on steelmaking coal, copper, zinc and energy. Teck hires more than 150 co-op students each year to work at our various Canadian operations.

 

We have received several awards and recognitions that are worth noting. Teck was selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers in both 2018 and 2019, Teck was recognized as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in 2019 and in 2018 and Teck was also ranked on the Corporate Knights Best 50 for the 12th straight year based on our dedication to environmental sustainability, and social responsibility.

 

Ideas at Work - Innovate with Teck

 

Digital technologies are transforming our industry and contributing to improvements in every step of the mining process. We enhance our productivity, safety, sustainability and growth by putting smarter ideas to work and creating advancements in our technology and our practice. At Teck, we don't just embrace ideas, we employ them. We are fostering a culture where employees are encouraged to bring ideas forward, test innovative approaches and implement technologies that can help make us a better company.

 

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
  • A co-op with Teck will offer you the 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 as well as in the office
  • Teck offers a competitive salary for our co-ops 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 

 

Requirements

 

Successful candidates will have the following qualifications and responsibilities:

  • Working towards an Undergraduate degree in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Geography, Geomatics, Natural Resource Science or associated discipline, and/or Post-graduate diploma in Geographic Information Systems
  • Motivated self-starters with the ability to manage several projects simultaneously
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic work environment with a willingness to work outdoors and able to operate vehicles, at our operations, in various weather conditions and terrain
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills with a capability to communicate complex ideas to all levels
  • Previous work experience in a technical or engineering environment is an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and competent in ESRI's ArcGIS software. Familiarity with FME and AutoCAD as well as programming skills in in Python, Arcade, and SQL are an asset
  • Support the Site Engineering and/or Environmental departments through GIS data acquisition, input, mapping and analysis, and support the maintenance of the site wide GIS system
  • Assist with contractor management when required
  • Create and evaluate innovative ideas and technologies to help improve the way we do business
  • Participation in the health and safety programs of Teck to ensure that everyone on site goes home safe and healthy every day

 

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

 

Our employees are versatile, and well equipped to handle each project with confidence. At Teck, we value diversity; our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.

 

Lifestyle

 

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.

 

 

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 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 www.teck.com or follow @TeckResources


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