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Teck Resources

Superintendent, Engineering & Projects

Posted 4 days ago

Job Description

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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 Manager of Asset Management, the Superintendent, Projects & Engineering is responsible for the management and supervision of the Projects & Engineering department at Highland Valley Copper as well as all related processes and procedures. The incumbent is responsible for the effectiveness and the quality of work by project staff, and fosters an environment to enable staff to execute accurate and technically competent work.

To be successful, we require someone with a strong project management and engineering background, with experience leading multi-disciplinary teams in a similar industrial environment. This is a key role for the site that will lead an assortment of technical and construction management projects. The Superintendent is also responsible to lead the team in keeping a high standard in the application of best engineering practices aligned with EGBC's requirements and Teck's Professional Practice Management Plan.


  • Establish and promote the maintenance and continuous improvement of a Safe and Healthy-working environment through personal commitment to Courageous Safety Leader and the principles of the HVC Safety and Health Policy.
  • Develop and execute strategic direction and tactical plan for the Dam Construction, Site Engineering & Project groups to ensure LOM plans are achieved and strategic plans and long term goals are met.
  • Along with the Superintendent, Geotechnical, ensure that dams across site are built & maintained to the required specifications including GISTM. Execute annual work as determined by LOM planning with a focus on LL & HH dam raises and associated works
  • Manage contractor efforts for dam building and ensure a strong working relationship that fosters capacity building
  • Ensure that Capital and Non-Routine project plans are established and maintained; ensuring the HVC Small Project Framework Stage Gating requirements are met and the proper resources are assigned to each project (Project Coordinator, Senior Project Coordinator, etc).
  • Establish, implement and maintain Project procedures and processes to ensure effectiveness and quality of work within the Site Engineering & Projects Group.
  • Coordinate the cost effective and appropriate use of contractors and ensure proper notification for the use of contractors in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Ensure policies, procedures, processes, systems, tools are consistently and effectively utilized by the teams and escalation of issues and concerns are dealt with effectively.
  • Contribute to cost control by providing input to budgets by monitoring and reporting on expenditures and by identifying opportunities to continually reduce operating costs.
  • Develops staff by: evaluating performance (BSWP), supporting development plans, determining training needs, documenting succession plans and by requesting additional resources as required to make recommendations regarding selection, development, promotion, transfer and/or termination.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • A Professional Engineering (P. Eng) designation, registered or eligible for registration with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C. (EGBC); Teck will support eligible employees with their EGBC registration
  • Minimum 10 years successful experience in engineering management roles on major infrastructure, mining and/or process plant projects
  • Primavera P6/MS Project experience
  • Tailings & Dam Construction experience
  • AutoCAD/Solidworks experience an asset
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation an asset
  • This position requires good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills as well as the ability to adapt to ever changing work demands.

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.

Enjoy a variety of recreational opportunities, such as hiking, skiing, fishing, and golf! The mine site is a 50-minute drive from Kamloops, B.C. which provides all of the comforts of city living. The mine site is also close to Merritt, Ashcroft, and Logan Lake, which all exude a small town community atmosphere.

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
• Telemedicine through Maple Virtual Care
• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

Salary Range: $144,000 - $178,000

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

Job Segment: Construction, Geology, Drafting, AutoCAD, CAD, Engineering

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.


Forestry, Fishing, Mining, Oil and Energy

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-17

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