Teck Cominco Reviews

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Teck Cominco President, CEO, and Director Don Lindsay
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  1. Helpful (1)

    Good pay, but that is about it.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Teck Cominco

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good Pay, not much else.

    Cons

    Management gives promises they cannot follow through. They will work you to death, lack of work and life balance,. They preach safety but do not follow through with it, production is rated higher than safety. Getting a transfer is an act of congress. No real career growth potential.

    Advice to Management

    Dont be such tools.


  2. Corporate Politics

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Teck Cominco full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Benefits, security, work balance, interesting projects

    Cons

    bad company culture, manager's integrity and team work

    Advice to Management

    walk your talk


  3. Helpful (2)

    Teck is a great company overall. CESL, one of its technology divisions is not a great long term place to work.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Process Operator in Richmond, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Process Operator in Richmond, BC (Canada)

    I have been working at Teck Cominco full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Great safety program
    Large company, good benefits if you are on site or in the head office

    Cons

    Does not encourage professional development
    No work/life balance
    Substantial deficiencies in HR department
    Lack of communication in every aspect of the company

    Advice to Management

    lots of favoritism


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  5. Process technician

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Third Class Powert Engineer in Trail, BC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Third Class Powert Engineer in Trail, BC (Canada)

    I worked at Teck Cominco full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Decent wage, long term contract,good benefits

    Cons

    coal dust, unhealthy air quality, long term employees, union environment, no advancement.

    Advice to Management

    be more specific of what a emplyees job duties will be.


  6. Helpful (5)

    Poor

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Help Desk in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Former Employee - IT Help Desk in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    I worked at Teck Cominco

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The people in the company are relatively easy to work with and reasonable.

    Cons

    No training, No expectations, No one to tell you how things are done. Have to figure everything out by yourself. No recognition of good work, but anything bad is on your permanent record.


  7. Disappointed

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I have been working at Teck Cominco

    Pros

    The benefits are quite good.

    Cons

    Everyone is too busy to listen or take care of your concern.



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