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Mechanical Engineer - RACE21


Sparwood, BC, CA Elkford, BC, CA

Closing Date: January 26, 2021


Want to make a difference? We are embarking on a technological journey that will change mining forever! Join a fast paced, high energy, and dynamic team that is modernizing mining for the future.


Find out more about RACE21™ on our website.


Reporting to the Lead, RACE21, the Mechanical Engineer is responsible for providing engineering assistance to maintenance, project management, and/or reliability functions in order to maximize the efficiency and utilization of the mobile mining equipment fleets and site facilities. This function will include feasibility studies for replacement, acquirement, and installation of new equipment and technology.


To be successful in this role we are looking for someone with outstanding problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills. Someone who is a motivated self-starter, organized, and able to prioritize contending demands in a fast-paced team environment.


In this role you will have the opportunity to work with diverse equipment, handling dynamic challenges. You will get to interact with other departments gaining exposure to all aspects of our mining operations. You will also have the chance to work with cutting edge technology that will drive equipment performance in new and innovative ways.


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 workweek 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
  • Apply engineering principles concerning the safeguarding of life, health, property, economic interests, public welfare, and the environment
  • Participate in the development of an effective maintenance program by providing timely and accurate data analysis based on sound engineering practices
  • Assess and understand condition-based data for equipment in applicable asset areas (fluid analysis, real time data monitoring)
  • Support maintenance strategy optimization and maintenance process improvements
  • Complete root cause failure analysis
  • Identify and pitch improvement opportunities to achieve site objectives
  • Spearhead work reduction and maintenance efficiency improvement initiatives ensuring alignment with business goals
  • Manage specific capital and operational projects within the maintenance department, taking into consideration material requirements, timing, economic justification, and budget constraints



  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or other related field
  • Registered, or eligible to register, with the Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (EGBC)
  • Minimum three years demonstrated ability working in an industrial setting
  • Experience with mobile equipment or fixed asset mechanical and electrical systems
  • Strong digital literacy and proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite® and 3D modelling software


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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