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September 2024 Occupational Health & Hygiene Co-op Student

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • You must have a degree in Occupational Health, be self-motivated, work well independently, excel in communication, be proficient in MS Office, have strong organizational skills, and ideally have experience in mining or heavy industry.
  • You will assist in implementing health and safety programs, optimizing industrial hygiene, conducting surveys, collecting samples, managing programs, facilitating training, and evaluating new technologies.

Off-cycle Internship



  • Teck Coal Limited is the world’s second largest seabourne exporter of steelmaking coal. We have 4 mining operations located in the Elk Valley region in the beautiful Southeastern Rockies, BC. Our product is an essential ingredient to make steel which is used for building infrastructure as well as for clean energy projects like wind and solar power, to transportation alternatives like rapid transit and buses. 


  • Working towards an Undergraduate/Graduate degree or diploma in Occupational Hygiene, Occupational and Environmental Health, Occupational Health, or Industrial Hygiene
  • Motivated self-starters, able to work under minimal supervision and be able to manage several projects simultaneously
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic work environment with a willingness to work outdoors and able to operate vehicles, at our operations, in various weather conditions and terrain
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with a capability to communicate complex ideas to all levels
  • Excellent computer skills with the ability to track and analyze data as well as manage project timelines
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Word and Excel is necessary, and a working knowledge of PowerPoint and Access
  • Impeccable record keeping and excellent organizational skills
  • Experience working in mining or heavy industry considered an asset

Area of Responsibilities



  • Participation in the health and safety programs of Teck to ensure that everyone goes home safe and healthy every day
  • Implementing hygiene program elements and creating exposure control plans
  • Experience working effectively with hourly and management employees as well as Occupational Health and Safety Committees
  • Assisting in optimizing the industrial hygiene program which will include conducting ergonomic evaluations, tracking equipment inventory, and conducting surveys
  • Collecting a variety of occupational hygiene samples including noise, particulate, and other airborne contaminants
  • Supporting the hearing conservation program, chemical management plan and respiratory protection program
  • Managing contractor pre-clearance and access systems
  • Facilitating safety training for hourly and management employees
  • Creating and evaluating innovative ideas and technologies to help improve the way we do business


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Application deadline

May 26, 2024