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May 2019 - Human Resources Co-op - Multiple Locations in BC


Logan Lake, BC, CA Vancouver, BC, CA Sparwood, BC, CA

Teck Resources Ltd.

Teck Coal and Highland Valley Copper Operations

Human Resources Co-op Student

Locations: Multiple Locations in BC – Logan Lake, BC, Elk Valley, BC & Vancouver, BC

Duration: 8-12 months

Year of Study: 3rd to 4th Year

Closing Date: January 20, 2019


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

Teck Resources Ltd. hires more than 100 co-op students each year to work at our various Canadian operations.  We offer a diverse range of experiences and relevant work to expand your learning. 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. We offer a work life balance, with flexible work schedules.

Professional benefits of working as a co-op with Teck Resources Ltd.

  • Competitive salary and assistance with travel costs and co-op fees
  • Exposure to human resources in an industrial environment
  • Previous co-ops at Teck Resources Ltd. are given first consideration for professional positions upon graduation 
  • Students work closely with a group of professional and senior level professionals on site


Successful candidates must be motivated self-starters, able to work under minimal supervision and be able to manage several projects simultaneously.

The positions also require strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is necessary, and a working knowledge of PowerPoint and Access would be advantageous.

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

Teck Resources Ltd. co-op students obtain the knowledge and skills required to deal with challenges that may arise at a large-scale mining operation. Our employees are versatile, flexible 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.

Desired Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s of Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources
  • Preference will be given to students in their third and fourth years
  • Previous Co-op experience is an asset
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and a high level of professionalism
  • Ability to take initiative


The Human Resources Co-op Student hired by Teck Resources Ltd will be given the opportunity to practice their skills in all aspects of the Human Resources Department. The major responsibilities of the Human Resources Co-op Student are as follows:

  • Involvement in the health and safety programs of Teck Resources Ltd. to ensure that everyone on site goes home safe and healthy every day
  • Involvement in the application of Human Resources policies and procedures, salary and benefits administration, organizational communications, performance management and other project work as assigned
  • Assist with the recruitment of co-op, staff, and unionized positions
  • Sort and categorize applications, conduct prescreens and schedule interviews
  • Coordinate pre-employment requirements as needed, including reference checks, and drug testing
  • Ensure recruitment procedures and processes are followed 
  • Assist with the development and posting of employment advertisements including online advertisement mediums
  • Research and report writing as needed
  • Other various recruiting activities and office administration as required

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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