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CPE is an amazing, giving and employee focused company!

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
Recommends
Neutral Outlook

I worked at Cloud Peak Energy as an intern

Pros

They are more then willing to educate. The employees are friendly and welcoming. This company spoils the employees and does the best is can to keep everyone happy.

Cons

The political part of the Coal industry gives all coal companies unsteady ground... jobs security is not 100%. The CEO is somewhat a farce, there is a good front put on, like many other companies.

Other Employee Reviews for Cloud Peak Energy

  1. ok

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Gillette, WY
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Gillette, WY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    benefits, if you have to stay in Gillette WY

    Cons

    no real engineering work. THEY JUST HIRE ENGINEERING FIRMS

    Advice to Management

    just go with the flow...


  2. Tough industry, generally fair company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cloud Peak Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Management is fair, the company is proud of the work they do. Good safety record, management really does care about the health and safety of the workers. Company does a good job with environmental work, especially in regards to reclamation. Cost management in hard times has been done well. Excels at efficiently extracting coal in open pit mining environment - very good at what they do.

    Cons

    Internal advancement can be limited in some areas of the business. Long term outlook is not great given the industry problems. Culture in the corporate offices is a bit stiff, and management is pretty set on a traditional Monday through Friday, 8/9 to 5 schedule for office employees.

    Advice to Management

    In the current environment, cost cutting is important, but management needs to maintain competitive salaries and benefits if they want to retain talent. The broader markets are not being hit the way coal is, so cutting salaries and benefits will result in losing valued employees to other industries. Also, many other companies have moved to 9/80 schedules or other more flexible arrangements, give more or allow purchase of more vacation days, and/or allow employees to work from home. These are all valuable tools that don't cost much that would go a long way towards boosting moral in tough times.


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