Mechanical Engineering Co-op Student


Logan Lake, British Columbia, CA


Application Deadline: Monday, July 15, 2024 (we will review applications on a rolling-basis)


Duration: 8 months

Positions Available: 1  

Start Date: Monday, September 9, 2024


For this exciting position, we are specifically targeting students who have a background in Mechanical Engineering and experience with heavy equipment, process flows, and procurement. Depending on the needs and location of the team, you will need to work PDT or MDT or relocate to a specific office (site-based). You must also currently be a student enrolled in a Canadian post-secondary institution and will be enrolled throughout the duration of the co-op term (you will also be returning back to the post-secondary institution once the co-op term is completed). Proof of a valid work permit will also be required, if applicable.  


Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to be part of one of Canada’s leading mining companies and join our team! 

Why consider Teck Resources Limited for your Co-op Placement?

At Teck, we offer more than just a job – we provide a comprehensive student experience comprised of relevant, hands-on work, vibrant social activities, extensive networking opportunities, and rich professional development. With captivating projects set against stunning backdrops, a culture of inclusivity and collaboration, and boundless opportunities to learn, grow, and have fun, joining us means embracing a fulfilling and dynamic co-op adventure.


In addition to excellent compensation, Teck co-ops receive a variety of advantages including but not limited to: 

  • Financial assistance to help with travel costs and co-op fees

  • Opportunity to develop technical skills and gain practical experience while applying academic knowledge to real-world mining operations and projects

  • Enjoy mentorship and guidance from experienced specialists in their respective fields

  • Receive primary consideration for professional positions upon graduation



Highland Valley Copper (HVC) Operations is Canada’s largest open-pit copper mine and molybdenum operation. HVC produces both copper and molybdenum concentrate through autogenous and semi-autogenous grinding and flotation. Once processed, the metal concentrates are exported overseas, where the majority is sold under long-term sales contracts to smelters.


Located approximately 17 kilometers west of Logan Lake and about 50 kilometers southwest of Kamloops in British Columbia, the surrounding areas of HVC have an abundant offering of outdoor experiences. From golfing in the spring, to camping in the summer, and skiing in the winter, Logan Lake provides excellent access to the wilderness that makes it great place to start your adventure!


Check out this link to learn more: Teck Highland Valley Copper (HVC) Operations



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

  • Collaborate with planning, execution, and supply teams to produce an end to end warranty process within the mechanical maintenance group  

  • Coordinate with suppliers to determine requirements of the warranty process to gain the greatest return to the business  

  • Work with skilled trades to understand the failure modes of components within the Mine Maintenance department  

  • Project Management; opportunity to assist in coordination of maintenance projects relating to plant, mine and maintenance expansions and modifications; responsible for coordinating, scheduling and monitoring the status of maintenance projects  

  • Monitor project budgets and identify inefficiencies and offer cost effective solutions  

  • Build and evaluate innovative ideas and technologies to help improve the way we do business  



  • Working towards an Undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering  

  • Comfortable working in a multifaceted industrial work environment with a range of engineering, technical and operational personnel  

  • Willingness to work outdoors and able to operate vehicles at our operations, in various weather conditions and terrain  

  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to handle numerous projects simultaneously  

  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills with a capability to communicate complex ideas to all levels  

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)  

  • Experience with reliability tools (FMECA, FMEA, RCM, RCA, Pareto Graph, Jack-Knife Diagrams) would be an asset  

  • Able to work efficiently independently as well as part of the team  

  • Demonstrated ability to learn innovative technologies and platforms quickly, accurately, and efficiently  

  • Ability to communicate with precision in a technical environment  

  • Able to articulate sophisticated concepts clearly and in a way a diverse audience would understand 


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

Salary Range: $4600 - $5900 / Month

Salary is commensurate with the number of academic semesters and prior co-op experiences completed.

About Teck

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, and zinc. In everything we do, Teck is led by our values of safety, sustainability, integrity, respect, excellence, and courage. Teck hires more than 200 co-op students each year to work at our various Canadian operations. We have received several awards and recognitions that are worth noting: In 2023, Teck was named as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People, which recognizes companies for exceptional programs and performance in attracting and retaining younger workers. Teck was also selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers from 2018 to 2023. Teck has been recognized as one of the 2023 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by Corporate Knights, marking the fifth straight year Teck has been named to the list. 


Innovate with Teck  

Digital technologies are redefining our industry and contributing to improvements in every step of the mining process. We improve our efficiency, safety, sustainability and growth by putting smarter ideas to work and crafting advancements in our technology and our practice. At Teck, we embrace new ideas, and employ them. Teck fosters a culture where employees are encouraged to bring ideas forward and implement technologies that can help make us a better company.  

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