Technician, Analytical Services (OES)

Teck Resources
Posted 6 months ago
$43.26 per hour
Full Time

Job Description

Reporting to the Group Leader, Analytical Services, the Technician, Analytical Services provides analysis using optical emissions spectrometers, LECO C/S analyzer, calorimeter, alpha detectors, ICP-OES instruments and the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).

A 4 x 4 shift (days/nights) schedule is in effect for this position.

This role is 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
  • Observe safety and hygiene regulations and procedures in the performance of duties
  • Provide analyses by following established procedures, recognizing problems as they arise and correcting them
  • Work in a variety of sections to meet changing work requirements or priorities
  • Participate as a member of a team under the direction of a Senior Technician in special projects and method development projects aimed at extending the capabilities and service supplied by Analytical Services
  • Conduct routine and assigned quality control tasks to maintain accuracy of results
  • Use knowledge of Analytical Services and assaying procedures to train other technicians and trainees
  • Troubleshoot problems as they occur; update and upgrade documented analytical procedures and data; report conclusions and recommend action
  • Recognize interferences between elements and take action (complexing, removing) using instrumental principles to optimize sensitivities during instrument set-up
  • Enter results into the LIMS for direct reporting to Operations; report unusual conditions directly to customers


  • A graduate with a B.Sc. in Chemistry, BC Certified Assayer or graduate of a two-year chemical sciences program (or equivalent) with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in an industrial laboratory is required
  • Preference will be given to those who have experience in an ISO accredited laboratory

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: $43.26/ 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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