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Newmont Mining Reviews

Updated August 8, 2017
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Pros
  • Pay and benefits are good, coworkers are friendly (in 20 reviews)

  • They provide great benefits with reasonable pay (in 17 reviews)

Cons
  • You will have some issues with work life balance in Winnemucca or Elko as the towns aren't exactly college student friendly (in 8 reviews)

  • Long hours, long commute, not family friendly (no maternity leave, paid or unpaid) (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Senior Mine Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mine Engineer in Battle Mountain, NV
    Current Employee - Mine Engineer in Battle Mountain, NV
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Newmont Mining full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good Benefits and Salary

    Cons

    Technical is not important, Systems are old. More Managers and Less Technical People with experience.

    Advice to Management

    Balance the Management with the Technical work. Newmont wants to reduce cost and improve the businesses so we need a balance to do that. we have a lot of young engineer without experience and a lot of managers.


  2. "Global Business Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Newmont Mining full-time

    Pros

    Exposure to global firm in the extractive industry; CSR best practices; investment in employees' continued education

    Cons

    Difficult to transfer to different departments, which was my professional goal

    Advice to Management

    Continue to promote employee growth and education; establish a mentor system to help people grow and move through the company

  3. "Company is trying to take the "do the right thing" approach."

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    Former Employee - Administrative Support in Greenwood Village, CO
    Former Employee - Administrative Support in Greenwood Village, CO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, compensation, and PTO. The company invests in the training of its employees and tries to promote the diversity and inclusion culture.

    Cons

    Can be seen as "the club" mentality.


  4. "Tough industry"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Newmont Mining full-time

    Pros

    When gold price is high, the company is good to work for.

    Cons

    Tough mining culture. Extensive downsizing.


  5. "Newmont"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Geologist in Elko, NV
    Former Employee - Senior Geologist in Elko, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Productive mines and good use of mining software. My boss was fair and worked to give me opportunities.

    Cons

    HR is less than ideal and slow to respond to benefit issues.

    Advice to Management

    Hold HR to same standards of accountability as operations.


  6. "SOME PEOPLE CAUSED HOSTILE WORK ENVIRONMENT - INFOSYS, THE WORST IT OURSOURCING SERVICES!"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Newmont Mining full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    There are some good folks that make this generally hostile work environment tolerable.
    The bonuses help compensate for some of the overly regulated, big brother feel of this outfit.
    Without the annual bonus this outfit wouldn't deserve 1 star.

    Cons

    Where to start. There are too many YES MEN AND WOMEN especially in middle management. They're parrots and it's pathetic! There's too much micro management and too many poor decisions to waste money on over-regulation instead of focusing on their employees. They bend over to the useless government bureacracy called MSHA - an organization that does not help the Mining industry as it should - too much petty fining and inconsistency from one inspector to another and sometimes with the same inspector(s).

    Also, Newmont has spent too much money on a pathetic, off shore IT Oursourcing company called Infosys with little to show for their services and causing poor user satisfaction with the IT infrastructure as a whole - a complete waste of time and services that should've been spent in house to find and hire the talent needed to keep these services in the U.S.A. and in house!

    Advice to Management

    I've laid it out above - cancel the Infosys off shore outsourcing, return to focusing on people and their skills and talents to get the gold out of the dirt!


  7. "Human Resources"

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

    I have been working at Newmont Mining full-time

    Pros

    Great pay
    Great benefits
    Lots of time off

    Cons

    If you're salaried exempt, they let you work all the overtime you want!

    Advice to Management

    Stop the succession planning joke. Everybody knows preference goes to Rio Tinto employees.

  8. "Good compensation package. But limited career growth."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Greenwood Village, Arapahoe, CO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Greenwood Village, Arapahoe, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Newmont Mining full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good pay and bonus structure. Sponsor employee development programs.

    Cons

    Very vague and minimal direction from leadership. They give mixed messages to the teams as there is no consistency in processes which leaves employees feeling directionless and fighting tactical work rather than being able to focus on strategic initiatives. This seems to be the trend in the company over the last 2 years leaving employees who are career oriented very frustrated as there doesn't seem to be any opportunities for career growth. Leaders seem to be very busy trying to prove themselves to their peers.


  9. "Mining Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Newmont Mining full-time

    Pros

    - Good team environment
    - Great location

    Cons

    - Poor development
    - Poor succession planning


  10. "Good paying company"

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    Former Employee - Tech V Equipment Operator in Carlin, NV
    Former Employee - Tech V Equipment Operator in Carlin, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Newmont Mining full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The pay is great and hours are not bad. Very safe company to work for. Safety is always first at Newmont. I'd work there again.

    Cons

    Get harassed by wannabe bosses.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the hard work. Management is great at Newmont. Other than that it was a great company to work for.


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