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Laboratory Analyst (Temporary)


Sparwood, BC, CA

Closing Date: September 23, 2021  


Reporting to the Laboratory Supervisor, the Laboratory Analyst is responsible for providing accurate coal preparation and assay testing to ensure customer satisfaction and mining performance in our operation. This is a temporary position, with potential opportunity for it to become permanent in the future.


To be successful, we are looking for a self-empowered individual who can work well with a team. Due to the importance of this work in our coal process, accuracy and efficiency are extremely meaningful. 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, 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.


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! With an all day shift schedule and a competitive salary and benefits package, come experience what work life balance is all about!



  • 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 various pieces of laboratory equipment
  • Maintain technical updates, keeping the coal laboratory procedures current
  • Calibrate and maintain various pieces of laboratory equipment (pulverizers, crushers, screens, ovens, pXRF, Malvern), keep track of calibration dates, order parts, and put in work orders for repair



  • Technical diploma, or high school diploma with related experience
  • Previous experience with laboratory analysis utilizing related equipment
  • 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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