Taseko offers a challenging and rewarding work environment for operators, trades people, and technical and management personnel. We provide opportunities for our employees to advance their careers through personal and professional development, education, and apprenticeship programs.
We inspire our employees to upgrade their skills and education. We believe providing education assistance is one way we can support career advancement. The company will cover the tuition for job and/or career related continuing education courses.
Through our apprentice programs, employees can gain paid work-based and technical training while earning their ticket in one of approximately 8 different trade disciplines. Employees in our apprentice program will be partnered with a journeyman of their specific trade to provide mentorship.
Summer and Co-op Positions
At Taseko we understand that the future of our company and the industry is dependent not only on skilled operators trades people and managers, but also on developing technical people entering the industry.
Summer student positions are available at Gibraltar from May through August for students in a post-secondary education program.
Co-op and Internship opportunities are available in four or eight-month terms, offering students in the Mining, Metallurgical, Environmental, and Mechanical Engineering disciplines an opportunity to gain valuable work experience and work collaboratively with experienced employees who are focused on delivering results safely and efficiently.
For recent graduates, our Engineer in Training (EIT) program is our commitment to the professional development of our engineering staff to attain the qualifications required for professional status and registration. We hire EIT’s into numerous areas of our organization including Mining, Environmental, Metallurgical, Electrical, Mechanical, and Project Engineering.
The EIT program provides recent grads with technical hands-on training in an interesting and challenging environment. The opportunities are extensive as EIT’s work through a rotation program in which they work on various technical and operations projects based on their engineering discipline. In addition, professional leadership, mentorship, and educational support are provided giving EIT’s the opportunity for advancement into senior technical and management positions.
At Taseko, we are committed to the continuous development and progression of our skilled and professional workforce. By engaging in personal development planning with our employees, and utilizing strategic and comprehensive succession planning tools, we strive to make all our employees successful.