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Senior Lead, Reclamation


Sparwood, BC, CA

Closing Date: March 5, 2021


Reporting to the Manager, Biodiversity and Closure, the Senior Lead, Reclamation is responsible for driving reclamation strategy, planning, and implementation activities for operations in the Coal business unit, including supporting all Elk Valley site-specific major (operational) permitting applications. You will lead and supervise a team of professionals responsible for delivery of annual and long-term reclamation implementation plans, cost tracking, and cost projection planning across our operations in the Elk Valley, and for coordination with our other operations in BC and Alberta.


To be successful we are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with strong leadership and relationship building abilities. Someone with outstanding attention to detail, who is adaptable, and able to prioritize demands in a fast-paced environment. We require an individual who has outstanding critical thinking and problem solving abilities, who can give strategic direction and lead a team.


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!



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Lead the development and delivery of annual results-focused work plans for reclamation planning, project management controls and resource allocation plans
  • Develop, implement, and track budgets on an annual basis and provide senior input and strategic advice on budget decisions and allocations
  • Develop annual reclamation reports, five year mine plan, and reclamation plans in collaboration with operations and future development projects
  • Interact with regulators, local Indigenous Nations, and mine personnel to resolve issues and advance sustainable reclamation programs
  • Oversee decommissioning and reclamation provision budget and scheduling process
  • Manage the strategy and implementation schedule of large-scale reclamation projects to support ongoing operations, future development projects and regional initiatives
  • Identify areas for innovation to ensure continuous improvement of reclamation processes
  • Develop, attract, and retain a diverse team of highly motivated and effective professionals



  • Science or Engineering degree or diploma, in an environmental-related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum seven years demonstrated ability in senior reclamation and project management roles in the natural resource sector
  • Technical knowledge and demonstrated experience in reclamation planning and leading large-scale reclamation or remediation projects
  • Experience supervising or leading a team
  • Solid understanding of provincial and federal regulatory approvals practices, legislation, and regulations
  • Solid understanding of the BC Mines Act would be an asset
  • Ability to provide critical review of regulatory submissions
  • Experience working with Indigenous Nations, regulatory agencies, and local communities


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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