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Lab Sample Analyst (Casual)


Sparwood, BC, CA

Closing Date: May 11, 2021


Are you able to work efficiently and accurately with a passion for customer service? We are looking for someone to fill a crucial role in the production of our coal.


Reporting to the General Supervisor, Processing, the Lab Sample Analyst is responsible for providing accurate coal preparation and assay testing to ensure customer satisfaction and mining performance for our operations.


The recipe for success in this role is someone who can work well with a team, but empower themselves as an individual. Due to the importance of this work in our coal process, accuracy and efficiency are extremely important. You must be able to multi-task, stay organized, prioritize your work, and manage the handling of samples up to 25kg to keep the process moving efficiently. Since you will be engaging multiple partners across our site, strong communication and interpersonal skills will be vital.


You will have the chance to work with partners from many different departments and mine sites, giving you exposure to the different processes involved in our operations. This gives you the opportunity for growth in different streams of our business. You will also gain knowledge about our different coal blends, ensuring their accuracy for our customers around the world.



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Prepare and process daily composite and customer samples in a safe and efficient manner
  • Analyze coal utilizing specific procedures that incorporate ASTM and ISO standards such as, dilatation, fluidity, phosphorus, Sulphur, alkali extraction, proximate analysis, FSI, screening, magnetite analysis, froth cell analysis, stockpiles, drill holes as well as plant production analysis
  • Maintain technical updates, keeping the coal laboratory procedures current
  • Assist with train reports and maintain the assay program
  • Calibrate and maintain various pieces of lab equipment (pulverizers, crushers, screens) and keep track of calibration dates, order parts, and put in work orders for repair



  • Technical diploma or high school degree with related experience
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers' License
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite®, particularly Excel and Word


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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