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  1. "heavy hauler operator"

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    Current Employee - Heavy Hauler Operator in Las Vegas, NV
    Current Employee - Heavy Hauler Operator in Las Vegas, NV
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I was working 12 aday it was nice

    Cons

    to much snow slow things down not very good

    Advice to Management

    like to work


  2. "Kmc was a world class company to work for. Treated their employees with respect and dignity. Thoroughly respect them"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at KMC Mining full-time

    Pros

    They treat their employees like gold. They listen to workers when someone has a concern and change things after evaluating concerns. World class company

    Cons

    The only downside i found was that i had to pay my own rent while working there. They didnt provide any accomodations of any kind at all.

  3. "interview"

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    Current Employee - Heavy Equipment Operator in Fort McMurray, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Heavy Equipment Operator in Fort McMurray, AB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KMC Mining full-time

    Pros

    good job. nice people , lots of work

    Cons

    underpaid, harsh winter, lots of hours


  4. "working for KMC Mining"

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    Former Employee - Heavy Equipment Operator in Cranbrook, BC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Heavy Equipment Operator in Cranbrook, BC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at KMC Mining full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for , Good bunch of people to work with. Really good safety insentive program. Good equipment to operate. Good management & supervisors

    Cons

    They are a Alberta based company & I live in B.C

    Advice to Management

    Utilize your senior operators for the tough jobs their years of experience will get the job done in a timely & safe manner


  5. "H E T"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort McMurray, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort McMurray, AB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at KMC Mining full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    No tools, worse management. High turnover rate of employees

    Cons

    No benefits not a good place to start a career


  6. "Long Term Employee - Long Term Slow Down"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Manager in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at KMC Mining full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Family atmosphere, Easy access to senior leadership

    Cons

    Slow decision making processes, short on bench strength for project management


  7. "Haul Truck"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Heavy Equipment Operator in Fort McMurray, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Heavy Equipment Operator in Fort McMurray, AB (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at KMC Mining full-time

    Pros

    Lots of work
    Good salary
    Good people

    Cons

    Management up to Superintendant has a drug problem. And it is done in the mine.
    Have to be on drugs to advance
    Vehicles in very poor shape. No preventive maintenance is done. No money!
    Equipment is old and worn out.
    CEO doesnt care.
    Preach safety but not followed
    Wage cut of 6.6%
    Old boys club
    Foremen frat with girls. In turn they get what they want.
    Management doesnt know what they are doing
    Favortism

    Advice to Management

    Get off the drugs and get a grip o life
    Treat employees fairly and with respect
    Weed out rift raft
    Get rid of CEO

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Gained a lot of experience"

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    Former Employee - Supervisor and Equipment Operator in Fort McMurray, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Supervisor and Equipment Operator in Fort McMurray, AB (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at KMC Mining full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Worked with so good people, got trained by so exelent equipment operators.

    Cons

    Too many people in positions that they don't have the qualifications for. People treated unfair. Most of supervision and management had a drug problem.

    Advice to Management

    Get some people that accually know how to run a dirt moving company and treat people with respect and you might make it through this hard time we are in right now.


  9. "Maintenance Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Maintenance Supervisor in Fort McMurray, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Maintenance Supervisor in Fort McMurray, AB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at KMC Mining full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good money, and good shift 21/21

    Cons

    no preventitive maintenace, no money put into shop tooling

    Advice to Management

    Put money into Maintenance


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Unorganized."

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    Former Employee - Mine Survey Party Chief in Fort McMurray, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Mine Survey Party Chief in Fort McMurray, AB (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at KMC Mining full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Unionized
    Plenty of work available to those who request it
    High turnover rate
    Opportunities for advancement
    Safety oriented.
    Show concern for their employee's safety

    Cons

    Extremely unorganized.
    Most managers and supervisors are part of a "boy's club" (clique-ish)
    Very heirarchal.
    Clear corruption amongst management.
    Advancement opportunities tended to be based on friends, not work performance.
    Training was very limited.

    Advice to Management

    Weed out the corrupt individuals, hold the managers more accountable for their actions.


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