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Environmental Coordinator, Regulatory Approvals, Fording River Extension


Sparwood, BC, CA

Closing Date: September 29, 2021


Are you passionate about the environment and ensuring accurate steps are being taken to protect it? Join a dynamic team who are collaborating to meet that goal!


Reporting to the Senior Lead, Regulatory Approvals, Fording River Extension (FRX), the Environmental Coordinator, Regulatory Approvals, Fording River Extension is responsible for assisting in the provincial and federal environmental assessment and permitting processes, to acquire all necessary regulatory approvals for the construction and operation of an extension to one of our existing coal operations. This role is based at our office in Sparwood, BC with some travel to our Fording River operation.


To be successful, we require someone with strong interpersonal and communication skills, who can build and maintain positive relationships in a team environment; someone who has a positive demeanor, is self-motivated and detail oriented, and has excellent organization and writing skills.


In this role, you will have the opportunity to engage with multiple departments across our operations and work on an exciting and critical project to Teck's future growth. You will expand your environmental knowledge and have the chance to progress your career within the environmental group and our operations.


Join us in the breathtaking Elk Valley of British Columbia! Here you will find outdoor adventures at your fingertips. Whether you enjoy biking and skiing, or prefer the laid-back atmosphere of fishing and hiking, there is something for everyone. Come experience what work life balance is all about!



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Assist with the management and execution of the work of multi-disciplinary consulting teams including environmental baseline programs, impact assessments, and related budget, scope management, and schedule
  • Schedule and coordinate consulting teams for implementing environmental baseline programs and related reporting
  • Coordinate health and safety requirements for implementing field programs, including spending time directly in the field
  • Assist with the preparation of management plans, Request-for-Proposals, and proposal review processes
  • Track responses to comments and information requests and coordinate meetings and engagement events with government and Indigenous nations
  • Prepare status summaries, schedule reporting materials, and work with managers on approval of documentation
  • Provide technical, administrative, and project management support for permitting projects, such as permitting schedule, budget, scope changes, risk log, and document control
  • Support transition of permit approvals to the operations teams



  • Degree or diploma in Forestry, Biology, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, or other related field, or a relevant combination of education and experience
  • Minimum three years of professional experience in environmental management, environmental assessment, or regulatory field
  • Experience with permitting applications in the resource development industry, or demonstrated similar work
  • Knowledge and experience with permitting under the following B.C. legislation is an asset: Mines Act, Water Sustainability Act, Environmental Management Act, and Forest Act
  • Experience with impact assessment work would be beneficial


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. 


Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources.




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