Reporting to the Senior Specialist, Regulatory Approvals, the Lead, Regulatory Approvals is responsible for acquiring regulatory approvals for major mine development and water quality management projects through our Social, Environmental and Regulatory Approvals (SERA) framework at our coal mining operations. To succeed in this role we require someone with excellent attention to detail and strong applicable knowledge of federal and provincial regulatory approvals practices and regulations, especially within British Columbia. Above all else, we want to see someone who is passionate about the environment and ensuring accurate steps are being taken to protect it.
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Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
Establish and implement regulatory approvals strategies
Manage the work of multi-disciplinary consulting teams including environmental baseline programs, impact assessments, and related budget, scope management, and schedule
Cultivate a culture of strong integration with mine operations and project engineering teams
Engage with regulators, Indigenous nations, and local communities
Ensure alignment of regulatory approvals work with social responsibility and regional environmental programs, such as monitoring, water quality modelling, and cumulative effects
Deliver regular briefings to internal SERA advisory groups and Project Boards
Develop and maintain log of SERA risks and strategies to mitigate risks
Degree or diploma in Forestry, Biology, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, or related field
Six to eight years demonstrated ability in regulatory approvals, impact assessment and project management in the natural resource sector, preferably in mining
Specific knowledge and experience with permitting under the following B.C. legislation is an asset: Mines Act, Water Sustainability Act, Environmental Management Act, and Forest Act
Experience in engaging and collaborating with Indigenous nations, regulatory agencies, and other communities of interest
Strong digital literacy using Microsoft Office Suite®; specifically Excel, Project, PowerPoint, and Word
Excellent planning and organizational skills, with a proactive work style
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to effectively connect with internal staff, external parties, and managers to identify and resolve issues
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.
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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 2019, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the tenth 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.
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