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Senior Mine Engineer


Sparwood, British Columbia, CA


Are you ready to apply your knowledge and passion for responsible mining to projects that provide the crucial resources the world is counting on? Join us at Teck and play a key role in integrating the design and application of groundbreaking technology that will help us achieve our decarbonization goals.  


Teck has been recognized by Corporate Knights as one of the 2022 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations. We are committed to making life better while caring for the people, communities, and land that we love.   


Reporting to the Senior Engineer Supervisor, Mining, the Senior Mine Engineer is responsible for working with a diverse team to support life of asset optimization and plan of approach. This 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.   

In this role, you will collaborate with different departments and specialists dedicated to sustainable mining in the Elk Valley region of B.C, focusing on mine planning and design. You'll enjoy a wide range of duties that will allow you to apply and develop your broad abilities. 


Your flexible schedule will include:  

  • Compressed Monday through Friday work-week with alternating Fridays off for plenty of time for both work and play.   


Your competitive compensation package will include:  

  • Relocation Assistance  
  • Two Annual Bonus Plans  
  • Comprehensive benefits package  
  • Retirement Package  
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan  
  • $1,000 Healthy Lifestyle Account  

We're looking for a motivated self-starter with strong analytical and critical thinking abilities who can develop innovative creative solutions to sophisticated challenges. The right candidate will communicate with confidence, use excellent interpersonal skills to collaborate across all levels across the organization, and be comfortable making recommendations for mine optimization. Positive leadership skills and the ability to motivate a highly-technical team while working under tight deadlines is necessary.   
Join our team, and you'll quickly discover that we're one of Canada's Top 100 Employers because of our proven commitment to our people.  
Your work location:   
The position is located on-site and the ability to reliably commute/relocate near Sparwood and Elkford, B.C is necessary. We support successful candidates during their transition to find accommodation.   
Situated in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, you will find endless outdoor adventure mixed with small town charm. Here, there is something for everyone from friendly locals, great community arts and culture, to non-stop recreational activities!    

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures   
  • Facilitate a wide range of mine planning and design activities, 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 seven years of mine planning and operations experience in open pit, truck, and shovel operations   
  • Registered, or eligible to register, with Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (EGBC); Teck will support eligible employees with their EGBC registration 
  • Strong digital proficiency, especially with Microsoft Office Suite®  
  • Experience with Hexagon Minesight, XPAC Solutions and Comet mine planning systems is an asset   


This role is commonly known as: Mining Engineer, Mining Engineer Level II, Mining Projects Engineer, Mine Planning Engineer  


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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