Environmental Projects Engineer - (18 months)

Teck Resources
Posted 5 months ago
$101,000 - $125,000 per year
Full Time,

Job Description

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 cutting-edge technology, and cultivating a dynamic environment that empowers our employees to shape the future.

Teck is looking for an experienced Environmental Projects Engineer or Specialist to join our team at our Trail Operations, one of the world’s largest fully integrated zinc and lead smelting and refining complexes. Reporting to Superintendent, Environmental Improvement, the Senior Environmental Projects Engineer or Specialist is responsible for advancing the development of pre-defined environmental improvement projects, participating in the development and implementation of environmental improvement strategies and supporting the Environmental Monitoring team to identify and resolve environmental problems.

This role is based in the welcoming community of Trail, situated in the beautiful West Kootenay region of southeastern British Columbia. Here you will find outdoor adventure at your fingertips! Whether it’s biking and skiing, or the laid-back atmosphere of fishing and hiking, there is something for everyone.

This position offers relocation assistance, a compressed workweek with alternating Fridays off and a flexible work policy. Come experience what work life balance is all about!


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Works in collaboration with the Projects department and engineering contractors, through all stages of project management to advance environmental improvement projects
    • Key focus areas include effluent, noise and fugitive dust.
  • Environmental lead to develop and advance engineered environmental improvement projects to include studies and engineering from design to construction and commissioning.
  • Works in collaboration with other Trail Operations departments and disciplines to provide environmental technical support for the development and implementation of engineering projects to improve environmental performance
  • Accountable for supporting Environmental Monitoring department programs to ensure compliance with provincial and federal environmental legislation including supporting environmental incident investigations and assessments, identifying and resolving environmental problems and reporting on performance to internal and external stakeholders and regulators. Some audit support may be required
  • The role includes helping in the continuous revision and improvement of environmental targets, the development of innovative environmental solutions, providing advice on future planning, and supporting a creative work environment
  • Participates in rotating on-call schedule to respond to after-hour emergencies or environmental support.


  • Degree in a relevant technical field such as Engineering, Environmental Science or Chemistry
  • Minimum three years (3) of proven work experience in environmental engineering preferably in heavy industry
  • Experience in the design and implementation of environmental projects a plus
  • Knowledge of refining, smelting or mine operations would be an asset
  • Knowledge of Environmental monitoring equipment for effluent or water would be an asset
  • Applicants may need to be eligible for registration or registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C. (“EGBC”) as a condition of employment. Teck will support eligible employees with their EGBC registration.

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:

  • Extended Health Care
  • Vision Care
  • 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: $101,000 – $125,000

The actual base salary offered is determined based on the successful candidate’s relevant experience, skills, and competencies and considers internal equity.This role is eligible to hire up to a Senior level candidate.

Please note this role does require the successful candidate to live within 100KM of Trail. British, Columbia. Relocation assistance will be offered however there is no camp or company housing.

About Teck

Teck is consistently recognized as a top employer for our commitment to a healthy and positive work environment. Our team is focused on fostering a workplace where everyone is included, valued and equipped for the future. In 2021, Teck was proud to be selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for four years in a row, and also named as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People. In 2020, Teck was named to Forbes World’s Best Employers List and in 2021, we were recognized in Forbes Canada’s Best Employers 2021 List.

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.

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