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Environmental Technician, Hydrogeology (9-Month Contract)


Sparwood, BC, CA

Closing Date: June 14, 2021


Reporting to the Lead, Regional Water Monitoring, the Environmental Technician, Hydrogeology (known at Teck as Environmental Technician) is responsible for supporting ongoing monitoring and compliance for our regional and site-specific groundwater programs. This position will be for 9 months with the possibility of extension.


To be successful, we are looking for someone with the ability to stay organized and thrive in a fast paced, team environment; someone who has strong analytical and decision-making abilities with a capacity for practical problem solving. Most importantly, we require someone who has outstanding interpersonal and communication skills who can engage with the community and build and maintain those relationships. The position also requires a broad base of scientific knowledge, technical skills, and environmental project management experience. The ability to work efficiently with nominal supervision and work independently in outdoor remote locations, in inclement weather conditions is essential.


You will have the opportunity to collaborate closely with regulatory agencies, the public, and other departments within Teck. This role also offers a combination of field and office work, allowing diversity in your everyday tasks.


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
  • Participate in and supervise drilling, groundwater and surface water monitoring and sampling programs including Teck’s regional drinking water monitoring program to confirm compliance and determine environmental conditions
  • Carry out environmental data entry in our EQuIS database, and use that data to draft technical reports and communications
  • Participate in and lead field investigations and inspections
  • Provide technical, administrative, and project management support, as well as contractor supervision
  • Develop and review Environmental Protection Work Plans
  • Adhere to environmental procedures and standardized protocols, follow-up with laboratories, and maintain quality control and assurance



  • Diploma or Degree in Environmental Studies, Earth Sciences (Hydrogeology, Biology, Geography, Geology, Forestry, Agriculture), Water Resources or Natural Resource field
  • Minimum two years of experience in the field of environmental ground water compliance monitoring
  • Experience with environmental data management software (EQuIS) and proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite®
  • Knowledge of relevant environmental and waste legislation, standards, permits, and effective industry practices


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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