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Environmental Intern

Location:  Red Dog Mine, AK, US

Closing Date: April 6, 2018

Teck Alaska Incorporated, Red Dog Operations, one of the world's largest producers of zinc concentrate, is recruiting for an Environmental Intern.  Due to anticipated needs, we are currently recruiting for a career oriented individual to fill this role.

Rotation schedule will be two weeks onsite and one week offsite.

Reporting to the Environmental Technical Supervisor, the Environmental Intern is responsible for the day to day collection of field samples and data, and implementation of specific regulatory, permit or other requirements that apply to Red Dog as assigned and to determine the best technology to use in order to remain compliant with various permits and regulations. 

• Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
• Complete assigned work in a professional manner including necessary measurements, calculations, analysis, interpretation, reporting and recommendations. This may include but not be limited to: stream monitoring, water sampling, method 22 monitoring, and short range planning assistance
• Liaise with coordinators as required to get assistance in the completion of assigned tasks
• Communicate effectively with coordinators and technical groups to ensure optimum utilization of resources
• Perform other related duties as assigned

• Enrolled in an Environmental Science or related program
• Must have a valid driver’s license
• Experience in an open pit mine (operationally) would be considered a significant asset
• Must be proficient in MS Office Suite and Windows environment with advanced abilities in MS Excel
• Experience with software suite would be considered an asset
• Strong interpersonal communication, written and verbal skills
• Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
Red Dog is a drug/alcohol free work place and provides competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program.  Employment is conditional upon passing a background check, medical examination and drug/alcohol tests. Excellent benefits including:  medical, dental, life, AD&D and long term disability insurance, generous paid time off, paid sick leave and 401k.  Compensation will be dependent on experience but the work schedule makes the remuneration package very attractive.
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.
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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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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