Process Engineer, Feed Assessment

Teck Resources
Posted a month ago
alary Range: $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 Process Engineer 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, Feed Assessment, the Process Engineer is responsible for execution of process development and optimization projects for Teck’s Trail Operations Pb-Zn Metallurgical facility. We require someone who is self-motivated, has strong problem-solving skills, knowledgeable in extractive metallurgy knowledge, and has a passion for continuous improvement.

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 and a compressed workweek 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
  • Prepare tests plans and supervise the execution of benchtop, pilot plant and commercial plant test work and trials
  • Develop process designs from analysis and interpretation of test-work program results or plant data
  • Prepare written technical reports summarizing the details of the analysis and conclusions/recommendations
  • Complete metallurgical simulation using existing modeling tools in support of projects
  • Develop flow sheets, design criteria, mass, energy and water balances for projects as required
  • Work with project team to develop layouts, assist with equipment and piping selection, and develop process control philosophies for pilot plants
  • Participate or lead process hazard assessment for projects
  • Collaborate and facilitate exchange of information and expertise with other Trail Operations groups.


  • University degree in Chemical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering or related field strongly preferred. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in metallurgical or chemical Industry
  • Applicants need to be eligible for registration or registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C. (“EGBC”) as this will be a condition of employment. Teck will support eligible employees with their EGBC registration
  • Practical and theoretical knowledge of pyro-, hydro- or electro-metallurgical processes and related technologies; previous operating plant experience an asset
  • Experience with bench-scale and pilot plant test work
  • Experience with developing PFDs ,P&IDs, control narratives and alarm/shutdown keys
  • Experience with HSC and metallurgical simulation software considered an asset
  • Good project management skills; experience with MS Project an asset
  • Good critical thinking, data analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication skills including verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team-based environment
  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills

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: $101,000 – $125,000

This role is eligible to hire up to a Senior level candidate.

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

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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