Senior Engineer, Geotechnical

Location: 

Logan Lake, British Columbia, CA

 

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 

As Canada’s largest diversified mining company, Teck is committed to providing the world with essential resources safely and sustainably. We have a rich history of consistently driving innovation, harnessing cutting-edge technology, and cultivating a dynamic environment that empowers our employees to shape the future. 

 

Reporting to the Senior Engineering Supervisor, Geotechnical, the Intermediate to Senior Geotechnical Engineer is responsible for supporting the geotechnical aspects of mine planning and design through to execution, including pit expansions, slope monitoring, geotechnical investigation programs and design compliance.

 

To be successful, we require someone with a minimum of five years Geotechnical Engineering experience, with preference given to candidates with existing experience working for an active mine site, or consulting for open-pit operations. Additionally, the candidate will have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, who can develop and communicate practical recommendations to mine planners and operations personnel. 

 

You will have the opportunity to contribute to a range of engineering design management and projects in a world-class operation. There will be abundant opportunities to grow your knowledge base and apply your site-based geotechnical skills and share your expertise with a variety of Teck mine sites, and to participate in periodic Geotechnical Review Boards.  Both field and office work will be required as part of the role.
 

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Develop and maintain relationships with both technical and operational staff
  • Coordinate geotechnical field programs and support geotechnical analyses and designs implementing the Life of Mine plan
  • Conduct risk-based assessments of geotechnical areas on site, and implement mitigation activities
  • Coordinate and review work by external geotechnical consultants to ensure it is fit for purpose and meets specifications, standards, and codes
  • Perform regular geotechnical inspections of the active and dormant mining areas, report on the inspections, and provide recommendations 
  • Manage and compile geotechnical data, and complete interpretations and reviews
  • Perform stability analyses for rock slopes, waste dumps, and soil stockpiles
  • Communicate geotechnical risks and solutions in a safety sensitive, dynamic environment
  • Play an active role in Teck’s geotechnical community of practice through ongoing collaboration with geotechnical personnel at other Teck operations and corporate engineering group

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geological or Geotechnical Engineering
  • Registered, or eligible to register, with Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia (EGBC) as a P. Eng.
  • Five (5) to ten (10) years mining industry experience
  • Geotechnical experience in an open pit environment is an asset
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite® and relevant geotechnical software, such as GeoExplorer, Vulcan, AutoCAD, Slide, Dips, Swedge, RocFall, and Phase2/RS2 an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Valid driver’s license
     

Why Join Us?

 

At Teck, we offer more than just a job – we provide a pathway to personal and professional enrichment. With captivating projects set against stunning backdrops, a culture of inclusivity and collaboration, and boundless opportunities to learn and grow, joining us means embracing a fulfilling and dynamic career adventure. 

 

Enjoy a variety of recreational opportunities, such as hiking, skiing, fishing, and golf! The mine site is a 50-minute drive from Kamloops, B.C. 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.

 

Teck employees receive access to our total rewards program and comprehensive benefits package that promote physical, mental, financial, and emotional well-being. This includes but is not limited to:  
 
•    Annual Performance Bonus 
•    Profit Share Plan 
•    Health Spending Account   
•    Personal Spending Account 
•    Extended Health Care   
•    Dental and Vision Care 
•    Employer Paid Pension Plan 
•    Life Insurance and Disability Coverage  
•    Paid Sick Leave, Vacation and Holidays      
•    Telemedicine through Maple Virtual Care 
•    Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)        

 

Salary Range: $117,000 - $145,000

 

The actual base salary offered is determined based on the successful candidate’s relevant experience, skills, and competencies and considers internal equity.


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