Analytical Chemistry Co-op Student

Teck Resources
Posted 6 days ago
$4000 - $5200 per month
Full Time,

Job Description

Application Deadline: Monday, June 3, 2024 (we will review applications on a rolling-basis)

Duration: 8 months

Start Date: Monday, September 9, 2024

For this role, we are looking for a student who is studying Chemistry (Analytical or Inorganic) or Natural Sciences. There will be an opportunity for this student to work in a hands-on lab environment and to get more experience with method validation, improvement, and optimization. Proof of a valid work permit will also be required, if applicable.

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to be part of one of Canada’s leading mining companies and join our team!

Why consider Teck Resources Limited for your Co-op Placement?

At Teck, we offer more than just a job – we provide a comprehensive student experience comprised of relevant, hands-on work, vibrant social activities, extensive networking opportunities, and rich professional development. With captivating projects set against stunning backdrops, a culture of inclusivity and collaboration, and boundless opportunities to learn, grow, and have fun, joining us means embracing a fulfilling and dynamic co-op adventure.

In addition to excellent compensation, Teck co-ops receive a variety of advantages including but not limited to: 

  • Financial assistance to help with travel costs and co-op fees
  • Opportunity to develop technical skills and gain practical experience while applying academic knowledge to real-world mining operations and projects
  • Enjoy mentorship and guidance from experienced specialists in their respective fields
  • Receive primary consideration for professional positions upon graduation

Trail Operations is one of the world’s largest fully integrated lead-zinc smelting and refining complexes. This site has over 26 different operating plants and processes concentrates and other materials from around the world to produce more than 290,000 tpy of refined zinc and 70,000 tpy of refined lead.

Located in the beautiful West Kootenay region of southeastern, British Columbia, Trail offers outdoor adventure at your fingertips. Whether its biking and skiing, or the laid-back atmosphere of fishing and hiking, there is something for everyone. This role provides a well-balanced work-life schedule and includes a competitive compensation and benefits package. Come experience what work life balance is all about!

Check out this link to learn more: Teck Trail Operations


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Perform laboratory assays in various laboratory facilities
  • Prepare laboratory samples for shipment
  • Assist with method development and validation for project specific lab work
  • Conduct data review and analysis


  • Working towards an Undergraduate degree or diploma in Chemistry (Analytical or Inorganic), or Natural Sciences
  • Ability to communicate with precision in a technical environment
  • Ability to articulate complex concepts clearly and in a way a diverse audience would understand
  • Ability to track and analyze data as well as manage project timelines
  • Able to work effectively independently as well as part of the team
  • Strong digital literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Wage Range: $4000 – $5200 / Month

Salary is commensurate with the number of academic semesters and prior co-op experiences completed.

About Teck

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, and zinc. In everything we do, Teck is led by our values of safety, sustainability, integrity, respect, excellence, and courage. Teck hires more than 200 co-op students each year to work at our various Canadian operations. We have received several awards and recognitions that are worth noting: In 2023, Teck was named as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People, which recognizes companies for exceptional programs and performance in attracting and retaining younger workers. Teck was also selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers from 2018 to 2023. Teck has been recognized as one of the 2023 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by Corporate Knights, marking the fifth straight year Teck has been named to the list.

Innovate with Teck  

Digital technologies are redefining our industry and contributing to improvements in every step of the mining process. We improve our efficiency, safety, sustainability and growth by putting smarter ideas to work and crafting advancements in our technology and our practice. At Teck, we embrace new ideas, and employ them. Teck fosters a culture where employees are encouraged to bring ideas forward and implement technologies that can help make us a better company.

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