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Operational Readiness/ Change Management Specialist - RACE21


Sparwood, BC, CA Elkford, BC, CA Elkford, BC, CA Sparwood, BC, CA

Closing Date: March 5, 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 coal mining for the future.


Find out more about RACE21™ on our website!


Reporting to the Lead, RACE21™, the Operational Readiness and Change Management Specialist are responsible for ensuring RACE21™ initiatives are operationally ready and implemented in a sustainable fashion, with a focus on preparing the operation for change. You will work closely with partners at site to develop and implement operational readiness and change management plans that will support effective execution and sustainment.


To be successful in this role we are looking for someone with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, who can lead and build consensus with teams across all levels and proficiencies of the organization to facilitate effective decision making. Someone who is a motivated self starter, organized, and able to prioritize contending demands and thrive in a constantly evolving environment.


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! Come experience what work life balance is all about!



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Provide change management and Operational Readiness (OR) mentorship and training to site personnel
  • Prepare and assist with organizational change plans based on proven change management methodologies to supported RACE21 transformation initiatives.
  • Prepare operational readiness plans that account for applicable key project attributes, such as staffing requirements, supply chain, operations, training, procedures, maintenance reliability, PM planning, IT system requirements and setup, and health and safety management plans
  • Assist the RACE21 site teams with OR design and execution



  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Business, or other relevant subject area
  • Minimum five years’ experience in continuous improvement, project management, or relevant mining operational roles
  • Proven experience as a change leader
  • Experience supervising or leading a team of professionals
  • Solid understanding of organizational change processes, such as PROSCI
  • Previous OR or management consulting experience is an asset
  • Experience using Lean, Six Sigma, or other CI processes is an asset


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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