Golder Associates - Good place to work if you are in mining engineering | Glassdoor
  1. "Good place to work if you are in mining engineering"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Golder Associates full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    I liked the people. They were all very nice. It also is meaningful work as you are working with mining engineers.

    Cons

    Well, my desk was in the corner of the office with no windows. I felt forgotten about in the corner.

    Golder Associates2019-02-16
  1. "Great Place to Work"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Golder Associates full-time

    Pros

    Office environment is chill. The people who work here care about each other.

    Cons

    Burn out is easy if work load not self managed

    Golder Associates2019-01-24
  2. "A company past it's best"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Geologist in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Golder Associates full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Opportunity to work on interesting projects.

    Cons

    Low pay, awful benefits, unable to retain experienced staff, bonuses mostly a disincentive, poor work life balance

    Advice to Management

    Pay people more money. Associate heavy, and are all long-time employees, thus making up below average salaries through large stock dividend payouts. This means you're unable to attract outside talent with >10 years experience and retain anyone who's joined with more than 5-years experience. The result is graduate hires only and the constant brain drain. Associates aren't affected by the low pay and terrible benefits...

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    Golder Associates2019-05-10

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