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Geophysicist Co-Op


Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Job Description

  • Location: Vancouver, B.C. 
  • Duration: 4 months 
  • Positions Available:
  • Intake Date: Monday, May 8, 2023 
  • Minimum Qualifications: Must currently be enrolled in a recognized and accredited Canadian post-secondary institution throughout the duration of the co-op term. You must also be returning to a post-secondary institution after the co-op term is completed. Depending on the needs and location of the team, you will need to work PST or MDT or relocate to a specific office (Vancouver or site-based) 
  • Desired Background: For this position, we are specifically targeting students who have a background in Geoscience (Geophysics/Geology) or Engineering (Geotechnical/Electrical) with an interest applied geophysics.   
  • Position Description: Working under the supervision of the Project Geophysicist, the successful applicant will complete targeted projects and studies. This includes integrated mineral exploration, environmental, and geotechnical studies with a focus on geophysics.   


  • Proactively engage and collaborate with team on a regular basis   
  • Assist with integrated geoscience interpretations  
  • Assist in refining geoscience techniques and concepts  
  • Communicate results to diverse team 


  • Background in Geoscience (Geophysics/Geology) or Engineering (Geotechnical/Electrical) with an interest applied geophysics is required 
  • Experience with ArcGIS, Oasis Montaj, familiarity with Geophysical Inversion is an asset 
  • Able to work effectively independently as well as part of the team and take initiative  
  • Proven ability to learn new technologies and platforms quickly, accurately, and efficiently  
  • Ability to communicate with precision in a technical environment  
  • Able to articulate complex concepts clearly and in a way a diverse audience would understand  
  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures 

About Teck

Why consider Teck Resources Ltd. for your Co-op Placement?  
Teck Resources Ltd. is Canada’s largest diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with business units focused on steelmaking coal, copper, zinc and energy. Teck hires more than 200 co-op students each year to work at our various Canadian operations. We have received several awards and recognitions that are worth noting: In 2022, Teck was named as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People, which recognizes companies for exceptional programs and performance in attracting and retaining younger workers. Teck was also selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers from 2018 to 2022. Teck was recognized as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in 2022 and has been included on the list 8 times since 2013.  


Ideas at Work 
Digital technologies are transforming our industry and contributing to improvements in every step of the mining process. We enhance our productivity, safety, sustainability, and growth by putting smarter ideas to work and creating advancements in our technology and our practice. At Teck, we don't just embrace ideas, we employ them. We are fostering a culture where employees are encouraged to bring ideas forward, test innovative approaches and implement technologies that can help make us a better company.  


Professional benefits of working as a co-op 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. A co-op with Teck will offer you the opportunity to work on challenging projects alongside a team of professionals who are experts in their respective fields, you will experience a combination of projects in the field as well as in the office. Teck offers a competitive salary for our co-ops as well as assistance with travel costs and co-op fees. Make an impression! Successful co-ops with Teck are given first consideration for professional positions upon graduation    

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