Barrick Goldstrike

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Barrick Goldstrike Reviews

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Gregory A. Lang
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    A very safety oriented environment to assure that everyone goes home safe and healthy everyday.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Mine Engineer in Carlin, NV
    Former Employee - Mine Engineer in Carlin, NV

    I worked at Barrick Goldstrike full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    - will become MSHA Certified
    - receive lots of time off as well as lots of over time opportunities at the time
    - hard work with safety in mind at all times
    - amazing benefits

    Cons

    - leadership sometimes lacked hindering job productivity
    - not everyone seems to be 100% on board when it comes to keeping safety in mind
    - job duties sometimes don't make sense or are just a waste of time

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Need to consider assuring that leaders follow the safety guidelines set by the company at all times

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Barrick Goldstrike Interviews

Updated Nov 8, 2014
Updated Nov 8, 2014

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    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5+ weeksinterviewed at Barrick Goldstrike.

    Interview Details

    Met a recruiter at a career fair on the university's campus. Barrick was holding mock-interviews in preparation for full interviews the following day.

    The interview was performed by a recruiter and lasted about 75 minutes. It was mostly behavioral. They asked why I'd chosen my major and why I wanted to work at the mines. A few safety and personality questions were mixed with the typical previous experience inquiries.

    The overall feeling was extremely amicable and professional. The interviewer was personable and friendly.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Interns don't really have many chips with which they can negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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Website www.barrick.com/globaloperations/northamerica/goldstrikeproperty/default.aspx
Headquarters Elko, NV
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Mining & Metals
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Barrick Goldstrike Mines is the mother lode for Barrick Gold. The company operates two producing ore mines (the open pit Betze-Post and the underground Meikle and Rodeo) on the property, located on the prolific Carlin Trend in Nevada. Goldstrike produces more than 1.5 million ounces of gold annually and has reserves of about 13 million ounces. It's the largest gold producing operation for Canadian mining company Barrick Gold, the largest gold miner in the world. There are two processing plants located on the property that separate the gold from the recovered ore. Barrick... More

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