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Occupational Health and Safety Co-op (May 2020)

Location: 

Logan Lake, British Columbia, CA Trail, BC, CA

Start Date: May 2020

Duration: 8 – 12 months


Posting Closing Date: March 4, 2020

 

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. In 2018 and 2019 Teck was selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, as well as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations. Teck has also ranked on the Corporate Knights Best 50 for 12 straight years 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 practices. At Teck, we don't just embrace ideas, we employ them. Teck fosters a culture where employees are encouraged to bring ideas forward, test innovative approaches, and implement technologies that 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 and 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 Occupational Health and Safety diploma/degree or an equivalent degree program focused on health and safety/mining
  • Experience working in mining or heavy construction considered an asset
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with a capability to communicate complex ideas to all levels
  • Experience in practical and theoretical safety/loss control is an asset
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic work environment, with a willingness to work outdoors, and able to operate vehicles in various weather conditions and terrain
  • Experience working effectively with hourly and management employees as well as Occupational Health and Safety Committees
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite® of applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to manage several projects simultaneously
  • Facilitate safety training for hourly and management employees
  • Managing contractor pre-clearance and access systems
  • Perform site safety audits and general safety related duties
  • Demonstrate courageous leadership by promoting a safe work environment, ensuring everyone goes home safe and healthy every day
  • Ensuring compliance with Teck Health, Safety and Environmental Programs and the BC Mines Act and
  • Create and evaluate innovative ideas and technologies to help improve the way we do business

 

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

 

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.

 

Lifestyle

 

At Teck, we have a variety of flexible schedules that can offer you 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. The area has 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 2019, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the tenth 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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