Administrative Assistant

Date Posted: August 08, 2019
Closing Date: August 29, 2019
Vancouver, BC


 Taseko Mines is a dynamic and growing Canadian mining company. Taseko is the operator of the state-of-the-art Gibraltar Mine, the second largest copper mine in Canada, with a nearly 700 person workforce, producing an average of 140 million pounds of copper per year.

In addition to being a large copper producer, Taseko is also an accomplished mine developer with a promising pipeline of gold, copper and niobium interests in both Canada and the United States.  The company is currently constructing its first international copper mine – the Florence Copper Project – which will become a $250 million in-situ copper recovery operation, just an hour’s drive south of Phoenix Arizona.

Taseko attributes its continued success and expansion to its most valued asset, its people.   Driven by excellence, our approach has been to seek out, identify and then hire the best.  Excellence is always our goal and achieving it means attracting, training and rewarding those who share our ambition and passion to be the very best we can be.         

This is your chance to join a team of experienced mining and environmental management professionals and become part of an exciting future of growth and personal development.     

Taseko is seeking applicants for the following role: Administrative Assistant, Engineering

General Accountability:

Based out of Taseko's head office in Vancouver and reporting to the Chief Engineer the Administrative Assistant will support an experienced corporate engineering team working on a broad spectrum of projects at various stages of design, permitting, construction and operation

Core Responsibilities:

  • Provide day to day administrative support
  • Management of all Mineral Titles
  • Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping for engineering projects as requested
  • Generating, revising, and keeping master copies of Gantt charts in Microsoft Project
  • File system management
  • Preparation of reports and presentations, formatting documents
  • Scheduling appointments and meetings as requested, arranging hospitality, booking meeting rooms,
  • Taking meeting minutes and summarizing action items
  • Generating expense reports for the engineering team
  • Generating and tracking purchase orders
  • Floor Warden (First Aid)
  • Checking all copiers and the plotter daily for toner outages, paper, and making any necessary service calls
  • Kitchen (both executive and main), lounge area and boardrooms upkeep
  • Checking of office supplies/stock and ordering low or missing items
  • Posting of any news releases, new hires, etc. to both the copy room and main kitchen’s boards making sure any postings over a month old are discarded (except for news releases which are discarded once a new release is out)
  • Other administrative duties as required

Education and Experience:

  • High school graduate with post-secondary administration courses
  • 2 plus years in an administrative role or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Competencies:

  • High ethical standards, accountability, and integrity.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage and prioritize several assignments at one time.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively and within established timelines.
  • Strong MS Office and computer skills.
  • Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping skills would be an asset.
  • High ethical standards, accountability, and integrity.
  • Demonstrated, relationship management, critical thinking, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Proven initiative and self-motivation.
  • Typing speed >40 wpm
  • Ability to maintain information confidentiality
  • Attention to detail/multitasking


At Taseko, we pride ourselves in offering a challenging and rewarding work environment. Our employees have the opportunity for career and professional growth through development, education, and succession plan programs.

In addition, our compensation benefit package includes competitive salaries and vacation packages, Health and Insurance benefit program, and Retirement Savings Plan.


If you are qualified for the position posted and are interested in being part of reshaping the future of Taseko Mines Limited, please contact us either through the online application system or by sending your particulars to Amanda Brooks at      

We thank all applicants who express interest and we will keep your application on file for six months. Your application to this posting is deemed to be consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Taseko respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.