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Pit Utility/Haul Truck


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

Closing Date: November 30, 2020 
Teck is currently accepting applications for the position of Pit Utility/Haul Truck Operators. Teck recruits proactively to build a talent pool for current and/or future opportunities. 
Reporting to the Pit Supervisor, Pit Utility/Haul Truck Operators are responsible for safely operating various models of haul trucks transporting coal and/or rock at an open pit coal mine. 

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures 
  • Operate haul trucks ranging in size from 180 ton to 400 ton capacity on a 12 hour shift including night shifts  
  • Work and operate outdoors in all weather condition including rain, fog, and winter conditions 
  • Perform tasks that involve heavy lifting 
  • Perform repetitive tasks daily including transporting coal or waste rock over short and/or long distances  
  • Inspect equipment such as tires, fluids, lights, brakes, to ensure equipment is fully functional and safe for operating 
  • Communicate with dispatch, other operators, and supervisors using communication devices such as two-way radio and on-board computers  


  • High School Diploma, General Education Development (GED), or equivalent 
  • Valid driver’s license without learner’s restrictions (for example British Columbia class 7) 
  • Previous heavy equipment operation or industrial experience is considered an asset 
  • Successful candidates will be provided with extensive internal training 
  • Computer literacy is considered an asset 

We offer the chance to live and work in the Rocky Mountains, where year round recreational activities such as hunting, fishing, skiing, snowmobiling, and biking are unlimited. Our operators work an attractive 4 days on 4 days off shift schedule, allowing for plenty of work/life balance. Add to this, challenging work assignments and excellent opportunities for career and professional growth with Canada’s largest diversified resource company and we think you will find what you are looking for. 

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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