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Industrial Hygiene Co-op

Location: 

Sparwood, British Columbia, CA Elkford, British Columbia, CA Elkford, British Columbia, CA Sparwood, British Columbia, CA Trail, British Columbia, CA

 

Start Date: May 2022

Location: Multiple Teck Resources locations– Elk Valley BC, Trail, BC

Duration: 4-12 months


 

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.

 

For the upcoming May 2022 Co-op term we have openings at the following locations:

 

Trail Operations is an integrated lead-zinc smelting and refining complex located in Trail, situated in the beautiful West Kootenay region of southeastern, British Columbia. Trail Operations has over 26 different operating plants and processes concentrates and other materials from around the world to produce more than 290,000 tpy of refined zinc and 70,000 tpy of refined lead. Check out this link to learn more: Teck Trail Operations

 

Teck Coal Ltd. is the world’s second largest seabourne exporter of steelmaking coal. We have 4 mining operations located in the Elk Valley region in the beautiful Southeastern Rockies, BC. Our product is an essential ingredient to make steel which is used for building infrastructure as well as for clean energy projects like wind and solar power, to transportation alternatives like rapid transit and buses. Check out this link to learn more: Teck Coal Ltd.

 

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. 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/Graduate degree in Industrial Hygiene/Occupational Health
  • Motivated self-starters, able to work under minimal supervision and be able 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
  • Excellent computer skills with the ability to track and analyze data as well as manage project timelines
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Word and Excel is necessary, and a working knowledge of PowerPoint and Access
  • Experience working in mining or heavy construction considered an asset

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Participation in the health and safety programs of Teck to ensure that everyone on site goes home safe and healthy every day
  • Implementing hygiene program elements and creating exposure control plans
  • Experience working effectively with hourly and management employees as well as Occupational Health and Safety Committees
  • Assist in optimizing the industrial hygiene program which will include conducting ergonomic evaluations, tracking equipment inventory, and conducting surveys
  • Support with the hearing conservation program, chemical management plan and respiratory protection program
  • Impeccable record keeping and excellent organizational skills are a must
  • Create and evaluate innovative ideas and technologies to help improve the way we do business
  • Managing contractor pre-clearance and access systems
  • Facilitate safety training for hourly and management employees

 

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

 

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.

 

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.

 

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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