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Technologist, Metallurgy & Technology (Temporary - 18 Months)


Trail, British Columbia, CA

Closing Date: November 29, 2022

Reporting to a Technical Superintendent, working in the Metallurgy and Technology group, the Technologist, Metallurgy & Technology is responsible to develop, manage and lead technical investigations that contribute to the development and improvement of operating plant processes and process control; provide technical assistance to Trail Operations on operating and maintenance problems.

This position will be supporting the Leaching area with opportunities for exposure to other business areas.


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.


This position offers a compressed workweek with alternating Fridays off and comes with a competitive compensation and benefits package. Come experience what work life balance is all about! 


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures 
  • Develop, manage, and lead technical investigations and test programs and contribute to the development and improvement of operating plant processes and process control
  • Troubleshoot issues with existing plant processes as well as laboratory, pilot and/or plant scale equipment
  • Provide technical data compiled from various sources, along with preliminary analyses, summary report and recommendations of the data
  • Lead technical investigations that optimize plant processes including process sampling surveys, measurement of operating parameters and compilation of data from various sources and visual observations
  • Provide technical assistance to Trail Operations on metallurgical and/or maintenance problems
  • Design, construct, operate, troubleshoot, and modify laboratory, pilot or plant-scale equipment
  • Assist with the start-up, process development and hand-over stages of projects
  • Provide technical data compiled from various sources, along with preliminary analyses of the data, and technical assistance to Technical Support personnel, technical or supervisory personnel in Operations



  • Candidates must be graduates from a Chemical Technology program at a recognized Institute of Technology, hold a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or have equivalent experience
  • Candidates are required to have a working knowledge of physical, chemical, and metallurgical processes as they relate to Trail Operations
  • A demonstrated ability to work independently while contributing to the success of a technical group is required
  • Proficiency in computer systems: MS Office, PDH, LIMS, GE Aps


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, 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.

Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources

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