Cameco Reviews

Updated May 5, 2021

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3.6
71%
Recommend to a Friend
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39 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good company good people and good benefits(in 11 reviews)

  • "Good pay and benefits, great colleagues(in 7 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Market downturn that prompted me to move elsewhere(in 4 reviews)

  • "Uranium market is dead at this point(in 4 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great

      May 5, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Recommend to a friend yes

      Cons

      More life balance but all good

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Outstanding people

      Feb 9, 2019 - Operations in Douglas, WY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The people and management of Cameco Resources is outstanding. Good work environment, relaxed and very easy to get along with.

      Cons

      Uranium market is dead at this point. Slow growth.

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    3. 2.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      CAMECO is not suitable for one who already has much experience.

      May 6, 2019 - Spares Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      It will be a lot of easier if you are familar with the boss.

      Cons

      people relationship is comlicated, not easy for me.

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good company bad market

      Jan 19, 2019 - Operations 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Decent pay and great benefits.

      Cons

      Not a lot of advancement opportunities.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      MIT Operator

      Apr 26, 2016 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      They good company to work for. with good insurance a 401k plan. the also have a very good safety program a company car good working environment.

      Cons

      The only down side to working for Cameco Resources is the 90 mile drive one way so roundtrip is 180 miles four times a week. witch can get a little difficult in the winter.

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Manager of Communications

      Mar 1, 2017 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Collaborative, thoughtful, fair-minded, experienced, intelligent

      Cons

      Challenging industry at present, a little slow to adapt

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good company to work for.

      Jul 29, 2014 - Geologist in Casper, WY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good salaries, good bonus system.

      Cons

      Not much room for movement.

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    8. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Meh, good entry level opportunities I guess

      Oct 1, 2012 - Staff Geologist in Douglas, WY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Insurance and benefits were good

      Cons

      Low salaries by industry standard. Little opportunity for advancement. Cameco basically trains employees for better jobs somewhere else.

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      OK

      Nov 19, 2014 - Project Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work was challenging at times.

      Cons

      Lack of direction at mine site. Corporate management (Saskatoon) not in tune with US operations. Take too long to make decisions, over analyze everything. Preach safety, but don't always follow through.

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    10. 1.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Politics

      Jan 31, 2016 -  in Mount Juliet, TN
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      Pros

      Has great potential to have a world class organization

      Cons

      SOX audits do not reveal accurate oversights, theft and misappropriations.

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