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Senior Mine Engineer


Sparwood, British Columbia, CA

Closing Date: July 29, 2022


Are you passionate about mine optimization, the integration of sustainability through design and the application of transformational technology to achieve our decarbonization goals? Join our team as they work to craft and optimize our projects to provide the crucial resources the world is counting on to make life better while caring for the people, communities, and land that we love!


Reporting to the Superintendent, Engineering, the Senior Mine Engineer, is responsible for working with a diverse team of professionals to support life of asset optimization and strategic planning. The role will contribute to increasing the environmental, social, and cultural value of our projects through landscape design while supporting our Nature Positive goals and the development of our decarbonization strategy.


To be successful, we require someone who is flexible and creative in finding solutions to scheduling and mine planning. This person has outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, who can collaborate with partners at all levels across the organization and excel in a technical team-based environment. We are looking for a motivated self-starter, who has good analytical skills and is comfortable making recommendations and finding practical solutions in a timely manner. 


This is an exciting chance to collaborate with different departments and specialists dedicated to sustainable mining in the Elk Valley, with a particular focus on mine planning and design. 


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 fishing and hiking, there is something for everyone. Working a compressed work week 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
  • Facilitate a wide range of mine planning and design, including pit and landform design, production scheduling, and optimization
  • Evaluate new and emerging technologies and software for their competitive advantage and decarbonization results
  • Improve projects' economic, environmental, cultural, and social value by applying the sustainability lens to design
  • Proactively integrate water quality objectives, treatments, and best practices into mine plans
  • Influence site decision making by communicating detailed data analysis and sound mining practices
  • Perform economic evaluations, productivity analyses, and peer reviews
  • Provide technical coaching and mentorship to junior members of the team



  • Degree in Mining Engineering, Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum five years of mine planning and operations experience in open pit, truck and shovel operations
  • Eligible for registration or registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C. (EGBC); Teck will support eligible employees with their EGBC registration
  • Strong digital literacy, especially with Microsoft Office Suite®: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Experience with Hexagon MineSight, XPAC Solutions and Comet mine planning systems is an asset

About Teck

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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