Sr. Research Technologist (temporary 9 months)

Teck Resources
Posted a month ago
Trail,
$44.99 per hour
Temporary

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.

Reporting to the Section Leader, Mineral Processing, and working under the direction of the Project Leaders, the Senior Research Technologist, TST, carries out and provides accurate experimental data for assigned metallurgical projects.  This posting is in the area of Mineral Processing.

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.

Responsibilities:

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Conduct complex experimental research programs under minimal supervision; provide direction to Technicians and other personnel during the operation of research pilot plants or while conducting off-site research programs
  • Contribute to technical investigations by providing input into planning of projects and development of a project definition worksheet; prepare formal reports with recommendations
  • Use initiative and a broad practical expertise to help develop ideas and plan new research projects requested by TST personnel and Teck management
  • Contribute to the success of proposed projects by developing new experimental procedures for research projects and analytical methods to perform non-routine metallurgical investigations and monitor process or reaction being studied
  • Use a broad knowledge of chemistry and related engineering principles to evaluate the feasibility of proposed projects and aid in developing process design criteria
  • Provide consultation services to outside properties; recognized as a technical specialist; work independently and use a wide range of outside contacts

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a recognized Institute of Technology or University in metallurgical, mineral processing, or chemical sciences with 8 or more years relevant work experience
  • Demonstrate good metallurgical experiment techniques, particularly flotation
  • Possess computer skills including familiarity with MS Office software (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Team player with good communication skills is essential
  • Travel to work at other sites is a requirement for this position

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: $44.99 /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.

 

Learn more about Teck at www.teck.com or follow @TeckResources.

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