Lead Environmental Engineer

Teck Resources
Posted 20 days ago
$117,000 - $144,000 annually
Full Time

Job Description

Reporting to the Section Leader, Environmental Technology, the Lead Environmental Engineer is responsible for supporting environmental technology development projects, providing technical consulting services to sites, and developing an environmental technology project portfolio. The position will require various domestic and international travel, dependent on portfolio, project, and personal or personnel development needs.

In this role you will have the opportunity to work advancing technologies in water treatment in the mining industry. Experience and knowledge of active water treatment and membrane processes will be vital. To be successful, we are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, who can build relationships across multi-disciplinary teams and can communicate key messages and recommendations to all company levels. The incumbent will join a highly technical team that works under a collaborative model to lead or support small teams of internal and external personnel as required to meet project objectives.

Join us in breathtaking Trail, British Columbia. Here you will find outdoor adventures at your fingertips. Whether it’s biking and skiing, or the laid-back atmosphere of fishing and hiking, there is something for everyone! Working a compressed work week with alternating Fridays off, come experience what work life balance is all about!


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures.
  • Establish and promote the Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Management System and EHS policies at off-site locations.
  • Advise on environmental technology projects through the project lifecycle and optimize selected solutions.
  • Strategize, oversee and implement sophisticated biogeochemical research necessary to advance the projects, using internal and external resources as needed.
  • Provide technical support as an SME to multiple sites and project teams; facilitate regulatory reporting and support internal governance practices.
  • Engage with Teck’s external networks to develop environmental solutions.
  • Support the ongoing development of an environmental technology project portfolio.


  • Advanced Degree in chemical, process, bioprocess engineering, environmental engineering or similar accreditation with proven experience.
  • 5-7 years of experience in bioprocessing and its practical applications in an industrial context.
  • Registered Professional Engineer with EGBC, or eligible to become registered.
  • Proficient in statistical experimental design and conducting experiments to evaluate and enhance biogeochemical and bioprocess models.
  • Efficiently managing projects and logistics involving internal and external stakeholders, such as modelling groups, process engineers, consultants, and universities

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:

  • Annual Performance Bonus
  • Profit Share Plan
  • Health Spending Account
  • Personal Spending Account
  • Extended Health Care
  • Dental and Vision Care
  • Employer Paid Pension Plan
  • 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: $117,000 – $144,000

The actual base salary offered is determined based on the successful candidate’s relevant experience, skills, and competencies and considers internal equity.


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