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Superintendent, Environment


Sparwood, BC, CA

Closing Date: February 21, 2020


Reporting to the General Manager, the Superintendent, Environment is responsible for working interactively with the department heads and senior personnel in the business unit and corporate Environment groups.



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Provide proactive guidance and support to all areas on environmental and sustainability issues
  • Ensure appropriate process and procedures are developed and designed so that the operation maintains compliance with all environmental operating permits, including management of the Environmental Management System under ISO 14001
  • Raise the profile of environmental and sustainability practices and policies on site by working closely with and supporting the various operating groups
  • Develop and implement environmental programs on site in keeping with our regulatory and social license to operate
  • Collaborate actively as a part of broader Teck initiatives and best practice implementation as required
  • Develop working relationships with government agencies, Aboriginal groups, and other local communities of interest in coordination with the business unit
  • Participate in Teck’s Social, Environmental, and Regulatory Approvals (SERA) process for major mine permit applications, and coordinate non-major mine permitting activities in alignment with Teck’s Southeast Coal Permitting Program
  • Maintain strong working relationships and use a collaborative approach with the Mine Engineering team to facilitate an integrated planning process that drives short and long term value to the overall Operation
  • Provide leadership, coaching, and mentoring to personnel within the Environment group



  • Engineering or Science degree or diploma in an environmental-related field, post-graduate degree or diploma would be an asset
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in environmental compliance, resource and project management, preferably in a mining or natural resource environment
  • Technical knowledge of federal and provincial compliance practices and regulations related to resource development is required
  • Excellent project management experience with a track record that includes management and technical direction of multiple environmental projects
  • Experience in environmental data management and reporting, including Environmental Management Systems
  • Strong leadership, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, and can influence without having direct authority
  • Ability to multi-task and to meet challenges directly


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.


Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.


Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. 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.


The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2019, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the tenth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.


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