Plant Technician, Roaster Acid - Temporary

Teck Resources
Posted 5 months ago
$42,39 per hour
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 Plant Technician, Roaster-Acid (Temporary 4 months) 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 a Group Leader, Analytical Services, this Plant Technician, Roaster- Acid (temporary) is accountable for performing routine and non-routine testing and providing in-plant requirements to meet assurance requirements for the Roaster-Acid plants.

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.


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Perform daily, routine plant sampling and testing of products and processes primarily for quality control and quality assurance
  • Perform analysis on acid and liquid SO2 shipments and product stock tanks to ensure product meets customer specifications and ISO 9000 quality assurance requirements
  • Participate in plant surveys, schedule tests with Plant Operators and carry out tests; take measurements, calculate, record and compare data; provide reports to Technical Support and operating personnel


  • Graduation from a technical institute in a relevant discipline or equivalent practical experience is required
  • A good knowledge of the physical, chemical and metallurgical processes used in the Roaster-Acid Plants will be a definite asset
  • Candidates must have the ability to operate a computer using various online and spreadsheet software
  • Position requires good interpersonal and communications skills when dealing with customers

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.

This is a unionized position with United Steelworkers Local 480 Office and Technical. Employees receive access to a comprehensive benefits package that promotes physical, mental, financial, and emotional well-being.

Salary Range: $42,39/ Hour

About Teck

At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.

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.

Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal and zinc.

Teck has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and is one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People.

The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck has been recognized as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by Corporate Knights and is ranked #1 in the Metals and Mining industry on the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI).

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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