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Senior Mechanical Engineer


Sparwood, BC, CA

Closing Date: October 21, 2021


Reporting to the General Supervisor Process Maintenance, the Senior Mechanical Engineer is responsible for supporting the engineering needs of plant operations and managing various projects to increase the efficiency and utilization of processing assets at the Line Creek Operations site.


To be successful, we are looking for someone with strong verbal and written communication, as well as excellent interpersonal and problem-solving abilities; a team-oriented individual with a strong focus on safety, personal responsibility, and who is highly self-motivated. The ability to maintain a positive and flexible attitude while working independently in a fast-paced and dynamic environment is vital in this role.


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! 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
  • Identify, scope and deliver capital projects, improving the effectiveness of plant assets
  • Assist trades persons and operators in troubleshooting mechanical systems identified in plant assets
  • Participate in reviews for asset maintenance requirements
  • Aid in planning, organizing, securing, and managing of resources
  • Establish project objectives and performance measures, and develop corrective plans to ensure project sustainability
  • Control project costs and schedule and provide accurate reporting throughout all project phases
  • Coordinate with stakeholders within management and operational teams, and ensure that key information is communicated effectively
  • Improve project delivery continually by applying relevant lessons learned and maintaining detailed records
  • Look for and drive continuous improvement ideas including areas focused on technology and innovation
  • Mentor multiple Engineers-in-Training and Engineers throughout different stages of their career
  • Contribute to the overall efficiency of the maintenance department by performing other technical functions as assigned
  • Drive various Reliability programs including the principles of predictive and preventative maintenance



  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field
  • Eligible for registration as a P.Eng with the Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (EGBC)
  • Minimum of six years of experience in a processing or manufacturing environment, mechanical and electrical systems, or related industry fields
  • Previous experience in mineral processing is an asset


Successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against infection by COVID-19. Candidates who are unable to be vaccinated due to a personal characteristic protected under applicable human rights legislation may request to be exempt from this requirement. We will do our best to accommodate those who are unable to be vaccinated.

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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