3rd Class Power Engineer


Trail, British Columbia, CA


Closing Date: July 31, 2024

As Canada’s largest diversified mining company, Teck is committed to providing the world with essential resources safely and sustainably. We have a rich history of consistently driving innovation, harnessing cutting-edge technology, and cultivating a dynamic environment that empowers our employees to shape the future. 

Teck Resources Limited is looking for a motivated and fully certified Third Class Power Engineer at our Trail Operations, one of the world's largest fully integrated zinc and lead smelting and refining complexes. Reporting to the Shift Leader, the Power Engineer is responsible for operating and monitoring boilers and auxiliary equipment to provide production support. To be successful, we require excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as the ability to work cohesively as a member of a small team.

This role is in the welcoming community of Trail, situated in the beautiful West Kootenay region of southeastern 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. Come and experience what work-life balance is all about!



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Monitor and inspect equipment to ensure the safe operations of the plant, as per Technical Safety BC regulations
  • Provide operational expertise to resolve frequently changing process conditions
  • Solve operating problems and provide production support
  • Initiate maintenance orders, perform corrective actions, and make equipment adjustments 



  • Third class Power Engineer certificate is required 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Applicants must provide proof of Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems (WHMIS) certification 
  • Experience operating and controlling waste heat boilers, water treatment facilities, and metallurgical processes preferred
  • Computer and mechanical skills are required
  • Experience working in a unionized environment and knowledge of Collective Agreements is an asset
  • Candidates will be required to participate in an assessment designed to measure fitness and strength as well as aptitude, problem-solving cooperation, and teamwork skills

Why Join Us?    

At Teck, we offer more than just a job – we provide a pathway to personal and professional enrichment. With captivating projects set against stunning backdrops, a culture of inclusivity and collaboration, and boundless opportunities to learn and grow, joining us means embracing a fulfilling and dynamic career adventure.

This is a unionized position with United Steelworkers Local 480. 

Teck employees receive access to our total rewards program and comprehensive benefits package that promote physical, mental, financial, and emotional well-being    

Wage Rate: $43.14 to $43.80 /Hour

About Teck


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.

Teck has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and is one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People.  

The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck has been recognized as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by Corporate Knights and is ranked #1 in the Metals and Mining industry on the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI).  

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 www.teck.com or follow @TeckResources.