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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold

Pros

Benefits and work atmosphere. Keeps up with the latest ways to provide services to the outside world. Education can be continued and paid by company.

Cons

Upper managment not interested in helping employees exceed their job expectations.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

everyone is important at any level.

Approves of CEO

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    Politics hold back a lot of good people

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    Current Employee - Operations
    Current Employee - Operations

    I have been working at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold

    Pros

    This company has great medical, dental and vision insurance. There's a 401k with 5% company match. It's a smaller mine than the others.

    Cons

    Management consists of guys who play golf together, drink together or belong to the same church. If you're a woman, you can just forget about being a boss. Don't expect any raises if you're in operations. Raises usually go to mechanics and electricians. I was told once by an upper management guy that haul truck drivers are a dime a dozen. Plus, they know you can't go anywhere else and make the money you make there without having to pick up and move your whole family somewhere else.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If someone has been performing the same job for 15-30 years, why not ask for their input before making changes. Your idea has probably been tried before. Don't waste the money or time doing it again.

    No opinion of CEO
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    Okay place to work, but no place to have a career.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold

    Pros

    Good pay
    Good benefits
    Some opportunity to develop professional skills
    Good people working on the ground
    Great place to learn workplace politics and management dynamics
    If you like the mining industry this might be a good place for you

    Cons

    Locations are often remote and can include a lot of driving
    Schedules are very challenging
    Management can be overly political
    Make sure you go in with a degree that directly relates to your career goal because if you don't have one, you'll never get to where you want to go

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    First, ditch the Sierrita schedule. There is positively no value in making people live this way, and it is unsafe. Second, college degrees are a necessary step in professional development but, when it comes to promoting people who have years of experience, I don't think it is necessary to exclude them because they lack an education.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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