Technician, Technical Services, Trail (TST) - (Temporary 12 months)

Posted 22 days ago

Job Description

Trail, British Columbia, CA

Closing Date: September 10, 2023

Reporting to the Senior Environmental Scientist, the Technologist, Technical Services, Trail (TST), carries out and provides accurate experimental data for assigned projects.

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.

This position is in the Environmental Technologies group.


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Conduct environmental, metallurgical, and chemical procedures and specialized laboratory techniques under minimal supervision
  • Assist with the design of, construct, assemble, maintain, operate, and troubleshoot equipment used for laboratory, mini pilot plant, and pilot plant process simulations
  • Contribute to the success of technical investigations by providing input into the planning of experimental test work
  • Collect and record raw experimental data and observations; use various computer programs to process data; summarize and prepare test reports of findings for use in the preparation of technical memoranda, file notes, or formal reports and the engineering of the processes being examined
  • Use various types of laboratory and pilot-scale process equipment or adjust plant operating conditions in the course of a test program; monitor and troubleshoot processes, sample, and conduct appropriate chemical and physical analyses; measure process variables, change input variables; ensure QA/QC standards are met and protocols are followed for sampling and analysis
  • Conduct test work and surveys at other Teck operations as part of a project team


  • Graduate of a recognized Institute of Technology or University in metallurgical, mineral processing or chemical sciences with 3 to 4 years of relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated familiarity with metallurgical, mineralogical and/or water treatment technologies at bench and pilot plant scales is a requirement for this role
  • Experience working in laboratory mineral processing, water treatment, environment or operations would be an asset
  • Possess computer skills including familiarity with MS Office software (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Team player with good communication skills is essential
  • Travel for offsite work is a requirement for this role

Additional Info

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

Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.

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, 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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