Barrick Gold Reviews

Updated September 1, 2015
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  1. Great Company

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Manager in Salt Lake City, UT

    Pros

    Good Company, great people, good pay and benefits

    Cons

    Major restructuring within the company currently


  2. Barrick Gold

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elko, NV
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elko, NV

    I worked at Barrick Gold full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Barrick Gold offers great pay, bonus and benefits packages. Some of the work is routine, but there are many opportunities to challenge all levels of engineers and project managers.

    Cons

    Unfortunately Barrick Gold is a mining company and as such is susceptible to the rise and declines in metal prices that impact all mining companies.


  3. Great Mining Company with a Poor Balance Sheet

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Barrick Gold full-time

    Pros

    Barrick is a great company to work for. They have a very competitive compensation package.

    Cons

    Work life balance and the senior leadership team.


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  5. Senior Manager Capital Projects

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    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Elko, NV
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Elko, NV
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Barrick Gold (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work life balance, salary and bennifits, safe work inviroment.

    Cons

    Senior leadership over extending risk management reserves. Poor projects execution resulting in cost overruns. No historical markets trend preporation.

    Advice to Management

    Be more conservative, manage your risks better.


  6. NA

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    It is a good company to grow and learn about the gold mining field. The compensation is average.

    Cons

    There are no many women. The commute to work is an hour ride.


  7. Great Experience

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good work environment with talented people.

    Cons

    Long work commute, but overall not much to complain about.

    Advice to Management

    Keep weathering these low gold prices and things will turn up.


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    Process Operator

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The hours were great, the pay and the work schedule.

    Cons

    The bus ride from Elko to the Bald Mt. mining site was long 1 hour and 40 minutes each way.


  9. Helpful (1)

    Barrick is a great company to work for and they work really hard to their employees safe.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good benefits and safe company in a dangerous industry. The employees are great to work with and create a great team environment.

    Cons

    Driving to the various mine sites throughout the area can take a long time. Housing and rent can be expensive living in some of the areas.

    Advice to Management

    Try to keep the health benefits as good as possible.


  10. Great place to work

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Barrick Gold full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good location, work four days a week

    Cons

    Hours work four days a week

    Advice to Management

    None


  11. Decent Company, horrible locations

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Environmental Engineer in Elko, NV
    Current Employee - Environmental Engineer in Elko, NV
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Barrick Gold full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Decent pay, benefits, people, multiple sites

    Cons

    Driving out to these hell hole sites and having a hell hole of a town. Management could be better.

    Advice to Management

    Pay increases based on the number of hours to commute to each site.



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