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Project Manager, Closure (Contract)


Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Logan Lake, British Columbia, CA Sparwood, British Columbia, CA Sparwood, British Columbia, CA Elkford, British Columbia, CA Calgary, AB, CA Trail, British Columbia, CA Toronto, ON, CA Kimberley, British Columbia, CA

Project Manager, Closure (contract)

Kimberley, Sparwood, Vancouver, Calgary, or Kamloops


Reporting to the Manager, Closure and Biodiversity Strategy, and working with the Teck Legacy project controls and contracts team, the Project Manager, Closure participates in and coordinates all aspects of site contract management, field activities and projects related to reclamation and closure at a selection of Teck Legacy Properties (closed mines). This includes, but may not be limited to, health and safety, contract management, management of consultants, oversight of field personnel and contractors, schedule, scope control, budget and cost control, and quality control/assurance.




-Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules, regulations and, procedures.
-Be an advocate for and promote an inclusive, respectful and equitable work environment.
-Support the Legacy Closure team working on a diverse range of Legacy Properties and projects, including, but not limited to, environmental studies, access construction, forest and plant management, and reclamation and closure execution.
-Provide project management and technical subject matter support as needed.
-Manage the planning and execution of site programs, including scoping, schedule, tracking risks and opportunities, cost and resourcing requirements, and site/field communications.
-Seek internal subject matter expert advice, direct and support field data collection in accordance with scopes of work.
-Participate in the preparation, evaluation, recommendation and award of contracts, including preparation of scopes of work, requests for proposals, schedules, cost estimates and qualified bidder lists.
-Support and develop, in collaboration with technical leads, the review of project feasibility, scopes, design criteria, studies, and constructability.
-Coordinating and attending public engagement events (e.g., open houses, information sessions, meetings).
-Assist in the preparation of environmental technical reports and environmental discipline specific documentation.
-Provide contractor management and oversight of external consultant and contractor teams.
-Coordinate with government regulators, stakeholders, Indigenous Peoples and the public in a professional manner.
-Manage and coordinate contractor resources and ensure permits, contractor inductions, required construction environmental management plans (CEMP) and safe work plans are in place before work commences.
-Oversee field programs to ensure safe work practices, environmental best management practices, and work performed meets specified requirements, including documenting observations and deficiencies, and ensuring appropriate action is taken.
-Confirm management of contracts and change control processes are carried out in accordance with Teck procedures.
-Provide input to business development and collaborate with other staff members for the continued expansion of our Legacy Properties team.
-Prepare and maintain project documentation, including owner’s schedules, project charters, organization charts, project reports and project readiness assessments.
-Confirm project files are managed and stored in accordance with document control procedures, files are archived accordingly, and the project is closed out.
-Complete lessons learned sessions at end of projects.
-Travel for site field oversight expected to be approximately 50%.




-Engineering or Science degree in Environment, Geography/Geology, Mining, Geotechnical, Civil, or other related field.
-Minimum five years demonstrated ability in project management in a water management, mining, infrastructure, geotechnical, environmental, or mechanical engineering field.
-Professional designation, such as RPF, RPBio, PAg, PEng, or PGeo, would be an asset.
-PMP designation is an asset.
-Experience with environmental legislation, industry standards and permitting processes in Canada, other jurisdictions is an asset.
-Working understanding of the effects of mining on the environment and practical knowledge of mitigation process’ and environmental management best practices.
-Knowledge of current best practice in mine reclamation and closure practices is an asset.
-Experience with workshop facilitation and engagement with indigenous communities is an asset.
-Ability to multitask, set appropriate priorities and consistently meet and exceed set deadlines.
-Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite® and SharePoint is essential.
-Willingness to travel, passport or ability to acquire a passport is an asset.
-Holds a valid driver’s license.
-Experience working on mine sites or other large industrial facilities, in close proximity to heavy equipment and a varying degree of contractors (engineering through construction) is essential.  
-Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team-based environment.
-Ability to adapt to changing priorities and strong multi-tasking and organizational skills.
-Strong communications and technical writing skills.
-Past experience in mining-related contaminated sites programs is considered an asset.

Successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against infection by COVID-19. Candidates who are unable to be vaccinated due to a personal characteristic protected under applicable human rights legislation may request to be exempt from this requirement. We will do our best to accommodate those who are unable to be vaccinated.


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, 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 2018, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the ninth 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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