Barrick Gold - Good Experience | Glassdoor
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    "Good Experience"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Maintenance Mechanic in Cortez, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Barrick Gold full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -Great pay and benefits -Safety culture -Opportunities to contribute -Structured quarterly performance reviews (recent) -5/4 shift schedule allows for 14 days off each month -Almost double annual base pay with overtime (Mechanic @ Cortez) -Buses to and from mine site provided -Incentives for being health conscious -Fun company picnic each year, lots of inflatable toys, games and food for the whole family to help...

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    Cons

    -Super long commute (consider investing in R&D for teleportation or hyperloop technology ;-) ) -HR could provide a policies and practices handbook as a resource to employees. Was told there wasn't one. This is the first company I've ever worked for that didn't have one. -For some reason mid- and high-level management are dropping out right now and looking for opportunities elsewhere. Seems like something is going...

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    Advice to Management

    Middle management could come to safety meetings and other meetings with notepads and take notes. Many things are brought up, but unless a 3R Card is made, things are often forgotten minutes later or put on the back burner for months. Skill development in time management and appropriate delegation could also help to not only put out daily fires, but manage and control them as well. We're always putting out fires......

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    Barrick Gold2018-07-26
  1. "Overall good expierence"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Exploration Geologist in Elko, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Barrick Gold for less than a year

    Pros

    Interns are supervised by experienced professionals who generally direct daily tasks.

    Cons

    Long bus rides (90 minutes each way) to and from the mine.

    Barrick Gold2019-04-22
  2. "I operate there 940E haul trucks there 777 haul trucks and there water trucks"

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    Former Employee - 930E Haul Truck Driver 

    I worked at Barrick Gold full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good company to work for safety before production

    Cons

    Drive time from work to home we have to be bused in and out by coach busses

    Barrick Gold2019-08-12

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