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Engineer or Scientist, Water Modelling


Sparwood, British Columbia, CA

Closing Date: March 11, 2024


Reporting to the Senior Engineer, Water Modelling, the Engineer or Scientist, Water Modelling is responsible for supporting the application of the Regional Water Quality Model and water quality data analyses to support mine planning and water management decisions at our steel-making coal operations. 


To be successful, we are looking for a highly motivated, attentive, and organized person, who can drive and keep pace with change and innovation. This person has strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and can effectively engage with professionals across departments and at varying levels of the organization. The ability to find solutions in a fast-paced, collaborative environment is vital. 


In this role, you will have the opportunity to make a substantial contribution to the sustainability of mining and improving water quality. Our water team is growing and expanding to address complicated challenges, utilizing innovative technology. 


Join us in the breathtaking Elk Valley of British Columbia. Here you will find outdoor adventure at your fingertips. Whether it's biking and skiing, or the laid-back atmosphere of fishing and hiking, there is something for everyone. Working a compressed work week with alternating Fridays off, come experience what work life balance is all about! 


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Carrying out in-house modelling activities and required data assessments to support the planning, design, and operation of water quality mitigation projects, regulatory applications, and mine plan evaluations
  • Review water balance and water quality modelling work completed in-house and by our consultants
  • Support in the preparation and review of water modelling reports to meet permitting requirements and regulatory submissions
  • Implement, update and support development of water management plans and tools, in alignment with long term site water management strategies, and regulatory authorizations
  • Communicate water modeling methods and results to internal and external stakeholders, such as regulators and First Nations representatives


  • Engineering or Science degree in an environmental science related field, such as Hydrology, Geochemistry, or Geoscience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • Relevant professional accreditation, or eligible for accreditation, such as the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C. (EGBC); Teck will support eligible employees with their EGBC registration 
  • Minimum of five years of relevant professional experience with a focus on flow and water quality modelling 
  • Technical knowledge of water quality planning tools and demonstrated experience in the application of GoldSim software 
  • Experience in mine planning, water management and knowledge of federal and provincial mining water practices and regulatory compliance is as asset 



Teck employees receive a competitive compensation package that includes, but is not limited to, base salary plus the following benefits:


  • Two Annual Bonus Plans
  • Comprehensive Benefits Plan
  • Retirement Package
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Health Lifestyle Account


Salary Range: $101,000 - $125,000


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


Successful candidates must be willing to satisfy the pre-employment requirements of a pre-employment drug screen and three professional references.


About Teck


At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.


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.


Teck has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and is one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People.


The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck has been recognized as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by Corporate Knights and is ranked #1 in the Metals and Mining industry on the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI).


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.


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