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Mine Engineer-in-Training


Sparwood, British Columbia, CA


Grow with us. As a Mine Engineer-in-Training (EIT), this is your opportunity to be part of the future of mining. At Teck, you will learn engineering practices with the guidance and mentorship of a team committed to cutting-edge technology and sustainability. Our sustainability strategy sets long-term goals to drive improved performance across our activities, including achieving net-zero emissions across our operations.  

At Teck, you’ll develop over a 4-year program with rotations every 12 to 18 months, giving you the experience and exposure to build well-rounded skills to succeed in the industry. Reporting to the Senior Engineer Supervisor, Mining, a Mine EIT is responsible for working with a group of professionals to support the mining operations.   

Working at one of our four steelmaking coal sites in B.C's Elk Valley, you’ll have the opportunity to gain experience in dispatch engineering, short-range planning, drill and blast engineering, and more. This training will set you up for a long career within the industry where you will see your work translate into real-world changes


Your flexible schedule will include:  

  • Compressed Monday through Friday work-week with alternating Fridays off for plenty of time for both work and play.   

Your competitive compensation package will include:  

  • Relocation Assistance 
  • Two Annual Bonus Plans  
  • Comprehensive benefits package  
  • Retirement Package  
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan  
  • $1,000 Healthy Lifestyle Account  

To succeed in this role, we are looking for someone who has the ability to adapt to changing roles in a mining environment, who is a positive, motivated, and forward-thinking individual. Join our team, and you'll quickly discover that we're one of Canada's Top 100 Employers because of our proven commitment to our people.   


Your work location:   
There are several openings available for this position in the stunning East Kootenay region of B.C. The position is located on-site and the ability to reliably commute/relocate near Sparwood and Elkford, B.C is necessary. We support successful candidates during their transition to find accommodation.   
Situated in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, you will find endless outdoor adventure mixed with small town charm. Here, there is something for everyone from friendly locals, great community arts and culture, to non-stop recreational activities!    


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures  
  • Work within our safety culture, sustainability strategy, environmental commitments, strengthens collaboration, reduces risk, increases shareholder confidence, and is integrated with the other business areas  
  • Integrate water quality, biodiversity goals, community values and Indigenous perspective supporting sustainable mine planning and industry stewardship  
  • Help with the development, tracking, and reporting of compliance to mine permits  
  • Perform economic evaluations, productivity analyses, and assist with capital expenditure documentation  
  • Work in wide ranges of mine planning, design, and analytics, including pit and dump design, traditionally operated and autonomous fleets, production scheduling, and optimization 



  • Bachelor’s degree in Mining, Civil or Geological Engineering   
  • Registered, or eligible to register, with Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (EGBC); Teck will support eligible employees with their EGBC registration 
  • Strong digital literacy in mining related software  
  • Experience in a mining environment; previous experience in open pit, truck and shovel operations is an asset  


This role is commonly known as: Junior Mining Engineer, Mine Engineer, Mining Engineer, Engineer in Training, Mining EIT, Civil Engineer, Civil engineering, Mine Planning Engineer  
Successful candidates must be willing to satisfy the pre-employment requirements of a pre-employment drug screen and three professional references. 

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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