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RACE21 Data Science & Data Development Co-Op


Vancouver, BC, CA

Closing Date: July 30, 2021


Intake Date: September 2021


Duration: 8 Months


Desired Background:  For this position, we are specifically targeting students who have an interest in the practical applications of insights gathered from data.  Knowledge and understanding of coding languages is an asset but not required.


Minimum Qualifications: Must currently be enrolled in a recognized and accredited Canadian post-secondary institution


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 150 co-op students each year to work at our various Canadian operations.


We have received several awards and recognitions that are worth noting. Teck was selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers in both 2018 and 2019, Teck was recognized as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in 2019 and in 2018 and Teck was also ranked on the Corporate Knights Best 50 for the 12th straight year based on our dedication to environmental sustainability, and social responsibility.



Ideas at Work & RACE21™

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.


RACE21™ was started in 2019 as an initiative to take a company-wide approach to renewing our technology infrastructure, looking at opportunities for automation and robotics, connecting our data systems to enable broad application of advanced analytics and artificial intelligence, and empowering our employees, with a focus on making real progress between now and 2021. With the expansion in analytics, automation, and digital tools, we are in an era that will lead to a transformation in the mining industry, and you can be a part of it!



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




  • Assists Software developers in delivering products that meet the needs of the end user
  • Looks for and resolves any errors in the digital products that are created
  • Involved in conducting asset health management
  • Participation in Agile and Scrum ceremonies
  • Conducts data preparation and modeling



  • Conceptual understanding of coding languages and coding experience is an asset
  • Preference will be given to students who have previous related co-op experience
  • Able to work effectively independently as well as part of the team
  • 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
  • Prior experience working with Structured Query Language (SQL) and/or database management is an asset


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, and zinc, as well as investments in energy assets. 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.


Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources

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