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Civil Engineer

Posted by: 
Teck Resources
Closing Date: 
January 30, 2018
Fording River Operations

Reporting to the Senior Engineering Supervisor Long Range, the Civil Engineer will carry out day-to-day design requirements and work as part of a team overseeing mining projects from the design phase through to completion in preparation of mining activities.


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Maintain and demonstrate Teck’s commitment to environmental protection as a core value
  • Ensure mining project designs are coordinated with the mine plan, geotechnical, environmental, safety, and other considerations
  • Integrate and communicate with other site groups to develop the best overall plan
  • Manage projects and contractors for various mine planning projects such as pre-development activities including water management structures, timber harvesting, soil stripping, pre-development in preparation for mining, power line relocation, coal bed methane well decommissioning, seismic studies for bedrock contact, and burning waste trials
  • Develop detailed costing models to evaluate mining options, and assist with production and cost reporting, tracking, and invoicing
  • Assist with development of Appropriate Requests, and tender packages including cope of work, service agreements, purchase orders
  • Contribute to project design work and develop schedule, budget, and risk register for projects
  • Serve as the contractor field supervisor and point of contact
  • Participate in environmental, health, safety, & community plans and incident investigations
  • Carry out quality assurance checks and reporting
  • Contribute to project design work as required
  • Perform other responsibilities as required or as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience
  • Achieved or pursuing their P. Eng. qualification
  • Experience with AutoCad and Hexagon MineSight mine planning system is viewed favorably
  • General operational and/or heavy equipment experience would be beneficial
  • Flexibility and creativity in dealing with scheduling, mine planning and other complex issues
  • Strong computer skills Microsoft Office Suite®: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Good analytical, problem solving skills and is comfortable making recommendations
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Experience working on projects, overseeing, coordinating and communicating with multiple internal resources and external contractors
  • Ability to work in a self-directed manner and possess good time management skills
  • Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others in a technical team based environment

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 2017, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the eighth 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 www.teck.com or follow @TeckResources