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Geologist, Coal Quality

Posted by: 
Teck Resources
Closing Date: 
February 28, 2018
Greenhills Operations

Reporting to the Senior Geologist Supervisor, the Coal Quality Geologist will work closely with the Engineering, Operations and Processing teams to effectively recover and blend the coal released in the mining process. This role is an integral member of Greenhills team and will be a 4 days on 4 days off schedule (12 hours days). This position is approximately 75% in the field, 25% in the office. This position is part of the G.I.T. rotation program.


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Assist others in identifying work related hazards and eliminate or isolate these hazards
  • Minimize raw coal loss and dilution during extraction from the mine by working closely with equipment operators and Foremen to ensure we are meeting coal recovery, cleaning and stockpiling expectations
  • Provide geology support to Mine Operations through geological mapping of seam locations and producing daily notes and maps packages
  • Troubleshoot feed problems and provide effective solutions
  • Work daily with processing to adjust feed blends as needed while also considering the adjustments against the needs of the Mine Plan
  • Maintain effective communication with various groups on site including Processing, Mine Operations and Engineering
  • Provide pit quality control to Operations via sampling for coal ash, oxide and PAG rock
  • Provide coaching and support to other geologists or engineers in the same position
  • Support Geology by completing all blast pattern geophysical logging using a Gamma tool only


  • Completed diploma or degree in Geology or a related discipline
  • Minimum two years of relevant work experience
  • Experience reading and interpreting geophysical gamma-density logs would be an asset
  • Experience with Minesight software would be an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills required
  • Strong organizational, time management and communication skills required
  • Strong ability to be flexible and handle multiple priorities
  • Preference will be given to those with previous field experience

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