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Geology Co-op

Location: 

Sparwood, BC, CA Sparwood, BC, CA Elkford, BC, CA Elkford, BC, CA Sparwood, BC, CA

 

Geology Co-op

 

Start Date: January 2022

Duration: 8 – 12 months

Location: Teck Coal – Elk Valley, BC


 

Why consider Teck Resources Ltd. for your Co-op placement?

 

Teck hires more than 150 co-op students each year to work at our various Canadian operations. Teck has been named as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers by Mediacorp Canada’s Top Employers program for the past three years and was included in the Forbes World’s Best Employers 2020 list and Canada's Top Employers for Young People 2021. 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 percent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies.

 

Innovate with Teck

 

Digital technologies are redefining our industry and contributing to improvements in every step of the mining process. We improve our efficiency, safety, sustainability and growth by putting smarter ideas to work and crafting advancements in our technology and our practice. At Teck, we embrace new ideas, and employ them. Teck fosters a culture where employees are encouraged to bring ideas forward and implement technologies that can help make us a better company.

 

Professional benefits of working as a co-op with Teck Resources Ltd:

 

  • Our values guide every decision we make as a company and as individual employees. In everything we do, Teck is led by our values of safety, sustainability, integrity, respect, excellence, and courage
  • The opportunity to work on exciting projects alongside a team of professionals who are specialists in their respective fields, you will experience a combination of projects in the field as well as in the office
  • Competitive salary for our co-ops as well as assistance with travel costs and co-op fees
  • Make an impression! Successful co-ops with Teck are given first consideration for professional positions upon graduation

 

Requirements

 

  • Working towards an Undergraduate degree in Geotechnical/Geological/Civil Engineering or Geology
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to manage several projects simultaneously
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic work environment with a willingness to work outdoors and able to operate vehicles, at our operations, in various weather conditions and terrain
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills with a capability to communicate complex ideas to all levels
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and experience with other Geotechnical programs such as Slide, Dips, AutoCAD and MineSight would be advantageous
  • Strong project management skills: project evaluation and management as well as provide support to geophysical logging, pit sampling, mapping, and exploration

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Participation in the health and safety programs of Teck to ensure that everyone on site goes home safe and healthy every day
  • Opportunity to gain experience with tailings management system compliance, assisting with ensuring safe operations and surveillance of ongoing construction projects of tailings facilities and water impoundment dams
  • Create and evaluate innovative ideas and technologies to help improve the way we do business
  • Collaborate with Engineering team with geotechnical monitoring programs in an open pit mine environment, relating to slope design and analysis, site investigations and Geotechnical field tours to minimize safety and business risk and strive for continuous improvement

 

 

All students will be required to complete pre-employment drug testing prior to commencing work. 

 

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.

 

Lifestyle

 

At Teck, we have a variety of flexible schedules that can offer you a work life balance. Teck also offers the chance to live and work in some of the world’s most amazing locations where year-round local attractions and recreational choices are unlimited for the outdoor enthusiast! We have world-class mountain biking, skiing, hiking and fly fishing all at your doorstep.

 

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, 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 www.teck.com or follow @TeckResources.

 


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