Arch Coal Reviews

Updated Jun 9, 2020

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3.8
72%
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86%
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Arch Coal CEO John W. Eaves
John W. Eaves
30 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great work environment, good pay, good benefits(in 8 reviews)

  • "Good benefits and they generally hire good people(in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "I have been in the mines for 38 years, and have a lot of experience(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great management"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Salesman in Gillette, WY

    I worked at Arch Coal full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    excellent CEO incitefull and great leader

    Cons

    shrinking industry, ownership not in tune with industry

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  2. "Good company to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Buyer II 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arch Coal full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Offers room for advancement, great benefits, educational reimbursement programs

    Cons

    Unstable industry resulting in layoffs on more than one occassion

  3. "Pretty Cool"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Applications Developer in Saint Louis, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Arch Coal full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Relaxed office environment, general freedom, culture, occasional travel to a mine site, location

    Cons

    Coal seems to be sun setting as a source of energy, limiting opportunities for promotion,

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  4. "OK place"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Beckley, WV
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Arch Coal full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Location, Drive, Hourly Workforce, Bath House, Paved Road

    Cons

    Management, Dishonest, Insurance, Mind Games,

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  5. "Good"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant 

    I worked at Arch Coal full-time

    Pros

    Good people to work for

    Cons

    Coal industry is having struggles

  6. "Great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Network Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Arch Coal full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great, fun time, loved everyone there.

    Cons

    None, besides advancement is kinda of time gated for no reason.

  7. "Good company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Delbarton, WV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arch Coal full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good boss good company nice co workers

    Cons

    Notning great place to work for

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  8. "Company is a great place to start professional career"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Maintenance in Wright, WY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Arch Coal full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Monthly Gain-share and Safety Bonuses

    Cons

    Long commute to and from work

  9. "Good Company and good benefits"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Environmental Engineer 
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Arch Coal full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Overall good company to work for friendly people friendly staff at the location.

    Cons

    Can easily get shoved into a routine and get cornered and not move forward.

  10. "Good Team, Tough Industry Climate"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director Applications Services in Creve Coeur, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arch Coal full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good management team, good people

    Cons

    Slow opportunities for growth, limited company future

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