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Right from day one I knew this company had no regard for it's workers. They will hire you and keep you waiting for months on end to start work. Once your working you could be laid off at any given time.. there is no job security. The wage is terrible, the bonus is a big lie - infact they have taken back overpayment of bonus out of regular wages (illegal!!) the drills are in terrible shape and leave oil,grease, and fuel all over drill sites, then you get written up for it! There is a huge turnover rate, they will hire drug addicts over paying proper wages. The devoted do get the short end of the stick that is for sure, iv seen it, try to fix an issue and you will have it pinned on you. The workplace morale is absolutely horrendous. The company vehicles are not in road-worthy condition yet are expected to be there for emergency e-vac purposes from worksites. There is no reason why anyone should work here, I wish i didn't have to put any stars.. so heed my warning about this company.
Day to day activities make for a great workout Experiences within company teach multiple transferable skills. Hourly wage only slightly above minimum, however bonus and overtime puts income well above minimum and slightly above average. Paid Training makes for easily entering mining sector in form of surface exploration.
Can never get a straight answer, send you home from the middle of your tour in the wrong direction on a van, put u in the cheapest motel they can find. Expect you to still work for them. Safety supervisor will try screw you over any chance he gets. Hours are always not right. Can never make a simple plan and actually follow through with it.
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WORSE COMPANY EVER TO WORK FOR .They don't care for the guys, they lie all the time, you can never get a straight answer. My hrs that I work are always wrong so constantly fighting for the hrs I worked , then you get paid but only straight time when it should be overtime.They don't pay travelling and the benefit s -might as well not get any because they are super expensive and when you need some days off from the doctors they deny you because it isnt covered. ANYONE GOES AND WORKS FOR THEM DON'T. Go to Tim Horton's you will make more money.TRUE STORY and working 8 months out of the year you have a hard time making 80000. If your looking for bonus look elsewhere - $20.00 a day.
Lying all the time from bosses to head office, layoffs, bullying, harrassment, favortism, poor accomodations, not paid for traveling or per dime
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I love working for Major! Winnipeg Branch rocks ;-) Manager is cool and not a fossil! Lol 😝 HR are very friendly and helpful with fast response rate
Travel across the world 🌍, Overtime hours lol
Depends on the person. Time away from Everything!
overall the best thing about working for the company was the guys i worked with .Had 2 really good shift bosses but upper management and HR department needed alot of work.All though we are advancing with new equipment and ideas management was still stuck in the 50's using fear tactics and yelling like we were children. The guys were great and moral was alright but even after seven years felt like just a number.The wage that they paid was the same as it was in 1980.
Worked with some great guys. Job was challenging.
Humain resource department was a joke they were not there to help employees only management.
They make the job sound so good before you accept the job. Get there and the equipment is in terrible condition, which is a big problem when you are getting paid per meter drilled. When not drilling there is an hourly wage but they dont pay overtime. Apparently because you get paid per meter but when none of the drills run the whole time you're there you get paid straight time only. Safety culture is also terrible. Saw some very sketchy and even illegal things happen while I was there for a short amount of time. I would never work for this company again.
Good guys to work with
Garbage equipment, low pay and unsafe work conditions
The company and the guys were great to work with, you do your job they took care of you. Only reason I had to give up this job was its really physical and after time the repative motion in spoine it did damage and could not get out of bed one day.
Everyone is a number and they don't care about their employees. HR and management it seems are very unorganized and un informed. They value no ones input or opinions and are looking for robots that get told what to do. This was a good company to work a one point.
Bonne entreprise. Mais le domaine à tombe tranquille. La je me cherche quelque chose de plus stable
On voyage beaucoup