Calcite Program Lead

Job Title: Calcite Program Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Calgary, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-07-29
Reference: BH-112846
Contact Name: Kyleigh Semmens
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 30, 2019 17:05

Job Description

Our Client, Teck Resources is currently looking for a Calcite Program Lead to work a full time permanent position in Sparwood, BC.


Reporting to the Manager Water Planning, the Lead, Calcite Program is responsible for establishing and maintaining the overall strategy to achieve calcite related commitments detailed in permit 107517 and Mine’s Act permits. This position works with Environment and Social Responsibility personnel and Sites in addition to Water Quality Management and Teck Legal to establish and evaluate options that together form the Calcite Program and Execution Plan.  Establishing buy-in for the plan and maintaining ongoing communication to ensure continued suitability and alignment are key functions of this role. 



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Develop and maintain the Calcite Program and Calcite Execution Plan to achieve compliance (107517 and C-Permits) by 2024
  • Identify the full range of risk exposures, and recommend and track actions to manage
  • Communicate to establish buy-in for the plan and maintain organizational alignment
  • Engage directly with regulatory agencies and the Ktunaxa Nation Council
  • Work directly with Water Projects, Operations, and Monitoring to ensure execution of the Plan continues to meet commitments
  • Meet and resolve challenges as they arise while adjusting required aspects to continue to meet permit compliance
  • Lead continuous improvement in Calcite management
  • Ensure effective Management of Change processes are employed
  • Engage in the annual business planning cycle


  • University Degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, or related field
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience focused on managing environment impacts in industrial settings
  • A professional designation, or the ability to work towards one, in a related field would be considered an asset
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite®: Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Visio
  • Direct experience in mining would be considered an asset
  • Experience in program development and implementation would be an asset
  • Experience in water, waste water, or environmental projects or operations would be an asset
  • Strong communicator capable of connecting with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to build and lead highly collaborative processes, with a focus on delivering value
  • Experience with organizational dynamics and excellent conflict resolution skills
  • Experience with identifying and managing risks across a range of categories
  • Ability to build consensus and maintain alignment is an asset
  • Motivated self-starter, with the ability to work under minimal supervision, and manage several priorities simultaneously
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment including leading change and making recommendations

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.  

Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information. 

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.  

The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2018, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the ninth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.  

Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources 

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