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Summer Student - Operational


Sparwood, British Columbia, CA Elkford, British Columbia, CA Elkford, British Columbia, CA Sparwood, British Columbia, CA Sparwood, British Columbia, CA

Summer Student - Operational Support

Duration: 4 months

Start Date: May 2023

Multiple Locations: Teck Coal – Elk Valley, BC

Application Deadline: January 30, 2023


Why consider Teck Resources Ltd. for a student position?


Teck hires more than 150 co-op students each year to work at our various Canadian operations. Teck has been named as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers by Mediacorp Canada’s Top Employers program for the past five years and was included in the Forbes World’s Best Employers 2021 list and Canada's Top Employers for Young People 2021. In 2021, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the 12th consecutive year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 percent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies.


Professional benefits of working with Teck Resources Ltd:


  • Our values guide every decision we make as a company and as individual employees. In everything we do, Teck is led by our values of safety, sustainability, integrity, respect, excellence, and courage
  • Make an impression! Having a successful term with Teck is a great first step for pursuing a career with us once you graduate! 


For the upcoming May 2023 Summer Student Operational Support positions, students would be supporting various departments including but not limited to:

  • Maintenance
  • Mine Operations
  • Drill and Blast
  • Warehouse
  • Pump Crew
  • Laboratory



  • Participation in Teck’s health and safety programs to ensure that everyone on site goes home safe and healthy every day
  • Currently pursuing a post-secondary degree or diploma and returning to full time post-secondary education in the Fall/Winter 2023/2024
  • Motivated self-starters with the ability to manage several projects simultaneously
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic work environment with a willingness to work outdoors in variable weather conditions. Some positions will be required to operate vehicles at our operations


Applicants graduating from high school in 2023, students returning to school following an absence of one year or greater, and students who have already received a post-secondary degree or diploma, will receive secondary consideration for summer employment in 2023.


All students will be required to complete pre-employment drug testing prior to commencing work.



At Teck, we have a variety of flexible schedules that can offer you a work life balance. Teck also offers the chance to live and work in some of the world’s most amazing locations where year-round local attractions and recreational choices are unlimited for the outdoor enthusiast! We have world-class mountain biking, skiing, hiking and fly fishing all at your doorstep.


If you are interested in this exciting student work term opportunity, please include your resume and unofficial transcripts as part of your online application.


Recruitment is ongoing and applications will be reviewed as they are received.


At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.


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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