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Senior Mine Engineer


Vancouver, BC, CA

Closing Date: September 21, 2019

Reporting to the Technical Director, Mining, the Senior Mine Engineer is responsible for engineering design and mine planning. At times, the incumbent may be required to take on an operational role as a project transitions to construction and development.


  • Creation, development and assessment of mine plans for the safe and efficient extraction of ore that will include methods, designs, scheduling, materials handling, costing, and all other activities associated with mining systems
  • Evaluate and detail deposits for reserve and resource estimates
  • Act as the mining lead on larger studies and projects
  • Develop and / or bring forward industry best practices and new technologies to share in a community of practice
  • Prepare long and medium range schedules that support strategic mine plans
  • Interact with other Teck departments and technical disciplines in the preparation of engineering studies
  • Maintain an understanding of applicable regulatory requirements including NI 43-101 and the CIM Standards and Best Practice Guidelines
  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental practices and procedures


  • Bachelor or post-graduate qualification in Mine Engineering
  • Minimum of nine years’ experience in mine engineering with a specific focus on developing mine plans
  • Registered, or have the ability to register, as a Professional Engineer in British Columbia
  • Experience in developing optimized mining schedules using tools such as Comet, Minemax, or similar
  • A solid understanding of mining costs, coupled with operational experience, would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of and experience with underground mine planning would be considered an asset
  • Strong technical writing skills and experience in preparing technical reports
  • Subject matter expertise in the use, and application of mine planning software packages such as Maptek’s Vulcan suite, Whittle and/or Hexagon MineSight
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written, as well as exceptional organizational skills
  • Fluent in English, with Spanish language skills considered 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, 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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