Process Control Engineering Co-op Student

Teck Resources
Posted a month ago
Wage Range: $4,500 - $5,800 per Month
Full Time,

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications: Must currently be enrolled in a recognized and accredited Canadian post-secondary institution throughout the duration of the co-op term. You must also be returning to a post-secondary institution after the co-op term is completed. Depending on the needs and location of the team, you will need to work PST or MDT or relocate to a specific office (Vancouver or site-based)

Trail Operations is an integrated lead-zinc smelting and refining complex located in Trail, situated in the beautiful West Kootenay region of southeastern, British Columbia. Trail Operations 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. Check out this link to learn more: Teck Trail Operations

Professional benefits of working as a co-op with Teck Resources Ltd:

  • Our values guide every decision we make as a company and as individual employees. Teck is led by our values of safety, sustainability, integrity, respect, excellence and courage
  • The opportunity to work on exciting projects alongside a team of professionals who are specialists in their respective fields, you will experience a combination of projects in the field as well as in the office
  • Competitive salary for our co-ops as well as assistance with travel costs and co-op fees
  • Make an impression! Successful co-ops with Teck are given first consideration for professional positions upon graduation


  • Participation in Teck’s health and safety programs to ensure everyone on site goes home safely and healthy every day.
  • Upgrade and development of Process Control Hardware in different plants.
  • Maintain and improve the power distribution for the existing process control systems.
  • Collaborate with engineering and operations to organize, schedule, manage costs, and monitor the progress of projects.
  • Visit plants within the operation to collect information on our assets.
  • Retain and increase the quality of the current documentation.
  • Create and evaluate innovative ideas and technologies to help improve our control systems.
  • Gather and analyze data to identify critical trends, determine the root cause, and develop solutions.
  • All students will be required to complete pre-employment drug testing prior to commencing work. Proof of a valid work permit will also be required, if applicable.


  • Working towards an Undergraduate degree in Electrical, Automation, Metallurgical, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering and have an interest and experience in the Process Control Field.
  • Being familiar with drawing programs like AutoCAD and Visio is a requirement.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite® of applications: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of DCS/PLC hardware architecture (preferably Schneider Modicon PLC, Foxboro, and ABB DCS)
  • Previous work experience in a technical or engineering environment is an asset.
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to manage several projects simultaneously.
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic work environment, willing to work outdoors, and able to operate vehicles in various weather conditions and terrain.
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with the capability to communicate complex ideas to all levels.

About Teck

Why Join Us?

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

Wage Range: $4,500 – $5,800/Month

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

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