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Senior Geologist, Evaluations


Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Closing Date: December 11, 2023


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 pioneering technology, and encouraging a dynamic environment that empowers our employees to craft the future.


Teck is looking for a highly motivated, collaborative, and commercially adept Senior Geologist to assemble new, high-quality projects in Canada and the USA by identifying, evaluating and actioning third-party acquisition and investment opportunities. The role will work closely with HSEC, land/regulatory, and geoscience subject matter authorities and project generation geoscientists to upgrade Teck’s discovery portfolio in the region. This role will report to the Principal Geologist, Evaluations with a matrix reporting line to the Director, Global Evaluations, and is based in Vancouver, Canada.


We are seeking a dynamic, results oriented exploration professional with strong technical skills in ore deposit geology, mineral systems thinking, and exploration targeting spanning copper porphyry, sediment-hosted zinc, and magmatic nickel sulfide systems. This professional will have a compelling track record of project generation and acquisition, with a proven ability to assess and integrate third party and pre-competitive technical and commercial datasets, coordinate assets, evaluate risk, make conclusive recommendations, and build actionable exploration plans.


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures

  • Identify, evaluate, and drive acquisition, where appropriate, of third-party copper, zinc and nickel opportunities at all stages of the exploration value chain throughout North America by maximising professional network, industry events, third party submittals and project generation activities

  • Compile, integrate, interpret, and critically assess geoscience and commercial information to make acquisition recommendations to the Exploration management team

  • Collaborate with the Director – Global Evaluations, Regional Chief Geoscientist – Americas and Canada/USA geoscience teams to align project generation and identification of opportunities

  • Maintain a broad multinational network of industry, government, and academic contacts to gain commercial and technical intelligence to assist in the timely capture of new opportunities

  • Stay abreast of technical research into relevant geoscience and ore deposit studies and integrate key findings into project appraisals

  • Foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and communication across all constituents and partners

  • Contribute to internal team technical and professional development via formal and informal communication, training, and knowledge sharing

  • Promote the company’s dedication to health and safety, sustainability, the environment, and ensure Teck’s standards are met in the region


  • A minimum of 12 years of geoscience experience, specifically with porphyry copper, sediment-hosted zinc, and magmatic nickel sulfide systems in North America

  • A Bachelor's degree in Geoscience or a related field is required. A relevant, advanced degree (MSc or PhD) is preferred

  • Proven track record of early- to development-stage project evaluations and generation, including excellent understanding of asset evaluation, economic modeling, and commercial concepts

  • Strong understanding of business priorities, ability to visualize and communicate future opportunities, and identify and handle risks

  • Demonstrated experience with effectively leading, collaborating with, and driving improvements in multidisciplinary teams

  • Results oriented with excellent organizational, planning, prioritization and problem solving skills

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills including highly developed facilitation skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and experience engaging with a broad range of people

  • Ability to travel as required and work in the USA

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.


Teck employees receive access to our total rewards program and comprehensive benefits package that promote physical, mental, financial, and emotional well-being. This includes but is not limited to: 

  • Annual Performance Bonus
  • Profit Share Plan
  • Health Spending Account  
  • Personal Spending Account
  • Extended Health Care  
  • Dental and Vision Care
  • Employer Paid Pension Plan
  • Life Insurance and Disability Coverage 
  • Paid Sick Leave, Vacation and Holidays     
  • Virtual Telemedicine and additional support for overall well-being
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)     

Salary Range: $130,000 - $160,000


The actual base salary offered is determined based on the successful candidate’s relevant experience, skills, and competencies and considers internal equity.

About Teck

At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution. Qualified applicants interested in joining 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 and zinc, as well as investments in energy assets. Teck has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the six consecutive years. Teck has also been named to the Forbes list of the World’s Best Employers for the past two years and is one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People. 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.


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