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Senior Lead, Regulatory & Engagement


Logan Lake, British Columbia, CA

Closing Date: April 7, 2022


Reporting to the Environment Superintendent, the Senior Lead Regulatory and Engagement is responsible for obtaining regulatory permits, licenses and authorizations as well as coordinating compliance reporting. This requires close cooperation and engagement within the Environment Department and across multiple Highland Valley Copper (HVC) departments.  HVC has Agreements with several Indigenous Governments and organizations who typically provide input to and review regulatory submissions. The Senior Lead Regulatory and Engagement will work closely with the Community Department and engage with Indigenous groups to ensure their interests and values are reflected in regulatory submissions.


To be successful we are looking for someone with outstanding leadership, technical, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, who can effectively collaborate with partners with varying backgrounds, and at different seniority levels. The successful candidate will be someone who is a self-starter, has strong problem-solving skills, and can prioritize competing demands. Additionally, we require the individual to have outstanding presentation and engagement abilities.


This is an exciting opportunity for someone to draw upon their technical skills to lead a team in a fast paced, dynamic environment.




  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Be responsible and provide strategic leadership on Highland Valley Copper (HVC) authorizations and approvals
  • Collaborate with site personnel to develop and maintain the Life of Mine regulatory schedules
  • Collaborate with site personnel on regulatory engagement strategies for projects requiring authorizations
  • Develop and implement programs and tools to communicate regulatory requirements to site personnel
  • Supervise Environment department staff supporting regulatory permitting and compliance
  • Act as the HVC relationship lead and point of contact for regulators on Life of Mine regulatory authorizations and approvals
  • Support engagement with Indigenous groups in cooperation with the Community Department on the Life of Mine regulatory schedules and on specific permitting projects
  • Be a values-based leader who models and makes decisions aligned with Teck’s values of; Safety, Integrity, Sustainability, Excellence, Respect and Courage
  • Provide strategic leadership at multi-stakeholder working groups, maintaining positive relationships with key partners in government, local communities, and Indigenous Groups
  • Accountable for developing, implementing, and tracking budgets, and providing input and strategic advice on budget decisions and allocations 




  • Engineering or Science degree in mining, natural resources or environmental-related field.
  • Minimum eight years’ experience in mining, resource development, industrial operations, environmental management, environmental assessment, or regulatory field.
  • Technical knowledge of relevant legislation, standards, and industry practices.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to adjust messaging for a broad range in audiences 
  • Strong organizational (including time management), interpersonal skills and attention to detail.
  • Experience leading and/or supervising a team. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively and productively as a team member and with external communities of interest including regulatory agencies and Indigenous groups.
  • Ability to organize priorities based on deadlines and strong attention to detail


Successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against infection by COVID-19. Candidates who are unable to be vaccinated due to a personal characteristic protected under applicable human rights legislation may request to be exempt from this requirement. We will do our best to accommodate those who are unable to be vaccinated.


At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution. 
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.  
Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal and zinc, as well as investments in energy assets. 
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 2021, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the 12th consecutive 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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