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Teck Resources

Geology/Geological Engineering Co-op Student

Posted 6 days ago

Job Description

Application Deadline: Monday, June 10, 2024 (we will be reviewing applications on a rolling-basis)

Duration:8 months

Positions Available: 1

Start Date:Monday, September 9, 2024

The Geology / Geological Engineering Co-op will be part of the Orebody Knowledge (OBK) team. The primary responsibility of the successful candidate will be to use a digital, photo-based core logging interface to assign geotechnical characteristics to rocks. The project will directly support a Teck innovation project seeking to extract accurate and detailed geotechnical data from core photos to improve AI predictions and automated core logging. Geotechnical data such as RQD and fracture frequency are crucial for structural modelling, mine design, fragmentation and blasting. This position reports to the Senior Project Geologist, based in Vancouver, with the option to work remotely up to two days per week.Depending on the needs and location of the team, you will need to work PDT or MDT or relocate to a specific office (site-based).You must also currently be a student enrolled in a Canadian post-secondary institution and will be enrolled throughout the duration of the co-op term (you will also be returning back to the post-secondary institution once the co-op term is completed). Proof of a valid work permit will also be required, if applicable.

Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to be part of one of Canada's leading mining companies and join our team!

Why consider Teck Resources Limited for your Co-op Placement?

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 embracinga 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

Headquartered inVancouver, British Columbia, Teck Resources Limited is one of Canada's leading mining companies committed to innovation and continuous improvement, while ensuring everyone goes home safe and healthy every day. We work with a sense of personal responsibility and genuine care for the people, communities and lands which we are entrusted. We all share a strong sense of purpose at Teck, and each day we are guided by our values in how we operate and conduct ourselves.

Located in the heart of Downtown, Vancouver, and nestled between the mountains and Pacific Ocean, you will find globally-inspired cuisines and world famous natural wonders in one of Canada's most culturally diverse cities. Don't miss out on this opportunity to work (and adventure) in one of the most sustainable cities in the world!

Responsibilities

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Support the development of AI solutions for structural/geotechnical core logging by using advanced core scanning data
  • Working with consultants to improve the AI predictions and automated core logging, including a potential visit to the consultant's main offices located in Calgary, Alberta
  • Assist with 3D geological model updates
  • Build and evaluate innovative ideas and technologies to help improve the way we do business
  • Engage with Geological, Exploration and Engineering departments

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Geology or Geological Engineering
  • Demonstrated ability to learn innovative technologies and platforms quickly, accurately, and efficiently
  • Experience in geological and/or geotechnical core logging
  • Curiosity about structural geology and/or rock mechanic
  • Familiarity with data management (acQuire) and 3D modelling software packages (Leapfrog) is preferable
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills with the capability to communicate complex ideas to all levels and partners
  • Able to build and nurture positive working relationships with individuals of a diverse set of backgrounds
  • Able to work effectively independently as well as with the team
  • Knowledge of common machine learning algorithms and scripting is considered an asset
  • Fluency in French is an asset

Wage Range: $4600 - $5900 / Month

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

About Teck

Teck Resources Ltd. is Canada's largest diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with business units focused on steelmaking coal, copper, zinc and energy. In everything we do, Teck is led by our values of safety, sustainability, integrity, respect, excellence, and courage. Teck hires more than 200 co-op students each year to work at our various Canadian operations. We have received several awards and recognitions that are worth noting: In 2023, Teck was named as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People , which recognizes companies for exceptional programs and performance in attracting and retaining younger workers. Teck was also selected as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers from 2018 to 2023 . Teck has been recognized as one of the 2023 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by Corporate Knights , marking the fifth straight year Teck has been named to the list.

Innovate with Teck

Digital technologies are redefining our industry and contributing to improvements in every step of the mining process. We improve our efficiency, safety, sustainability and growth by putting smarter ideas to work and crafting advancements in our technology and our practice. At Teck, we embrace new ideas, and employ them. Teck fosters a culture where employees are encouraged to bring ideas forward and implement technologies that can help make us a better company.

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About Teck Resources

Teck is Canada’s largest diversified resource company, committed to responsibly providing products that are essential to building a better quality of life for people around the world. Our business units focus on steelmaking coal, a critical ingredient in steel production; zinc, used to galvanize and protect metals; copper, essential for electronics, power generation and transmission; and energy, necessary to meet growing global demand. Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia (B.C.), Canada, we own or have interests in 12 operating mines, one large metallurgical complex, an oil sands mining and processing operation, and several major development projects in North and South America. We offer opportunities across a wide range of activities related to exploration, development, mining and minerals processing, including smelting and refining, health and safety, environmental protection, materials stewardship, recycling and innovation and technology. Our people are our greatest resource. Teck was built by people with vision, creativity and ideas. Join the Teck team and become a part of that long tradition.

Industry

Forestry, Fishing, Mining, Oil and Energy

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-19

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