Rio Tinto
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  • Clear sense of purpose
  • Feeling of personal appreciation
  • Fair pay for job
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  • General feeling of work happiness
  • Trust in colleagues

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Best place to build your career. Great work life balance. Loved the work schedule. It’s is not good for your health for long run for those who not following the safety procedures.
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Great co-workers, poor management

The mines take safety very seriously.It's all about who you know, no getting ahead based on merit. Would be nice if top management did more than just try to impress their own bosses. Contractors aren't treated as well as regular employees.

Pros

Good food at camp and good co-workers

Cons

Mine is closing, lots of people are leaving
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Productive

Great company and good working environment. Would definitively recommend it for anybody looking for good experience. Don't have anything else to had on that.
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Ton bien être, ta consolidation travaille/famille ont s’en fou c est pour ça que tu es bien payé.

Plein de beaux projets qui ne se termine jamais. Pas d implication des employés a l heure. Discours contradictoires entre superviseurs. Aucune communication entre département… mais la paye est bonne!

Pros

La paye

Cons

Le respect envers les employés
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Productive and fun working with the company

I like working with the people at camp very helpful and very friendly. staff are great and very helpful. I like going fishing after work and enjoying the outdoors

Pros

Enjoy working with people and having a positive energy

Cons

Cold weather and rain
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Terrible place of employment. Very high turnover in management. Management treats hourly union employees disrespectfully. Extremely stressful place to work. Rio tinto constantly attacks employee benefits. Most managers are hired off the street with zero experience and are clueless. It should be a huge red flag to you that no experienced long term employees want a management position. Locals with many years of experience and knowledge get no respect. Supervisors run this smelter to the ground, it’s often in an emergency state and on the verge of shutting down. Dirty and unhealthy environment full of toxic carcinogens. The only pro is there is a good strong union to protect and stand up for the workers. Do not recommend working here.

Pros

Strong union for hourly employees

Cons

Bad management, Dirty, stressful
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Très exigeant, manque cruellement de personnel pour faire tout le travail demandé

Plusieurs gestionnaires gère leur carrière d'abord et avant tout. Ils ont des exigences démesurés et les départs à la retraite sont souvent pas remplacés , donc il y a moins d'employés pour exécuter de plus en plus de travail.

Pros

Bon salaire mais la compétition les rattrapent, bon avantage sociaux

Cons

Très exigeant, il faudrait faire des semaines de 50-60 heures pour tout faire
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La sécurité est passé deuxième depuis plusieurs années

Sa fait 10 ans que je travail chez Rio Tinto et je me sent pu à ma place , on est mal gérer , cette compagnie écoute personne alors aucune chance d avancement

Pros

Salaires et avantages

Cons

Aucune communication et on est pas des employés, ont est des numéros
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Good place to work

My first Canadian employer. Lot of learning opportunities. Better work life balance. Supportive management. Excellent relocation support to get familiarized in a new place.

Pros

Team support, Benefits

Cons

Remote location
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Senior mechanical engineer

Very good culture, safety focused and diverse company with global foot prints. Well developed systems, processes, rules and regulations.Excellent environment to learn and grow as professional
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Good business to be part in.

Management team in Reduction was result oriented and driven to succeed. All hands on deck during emergency situation. A well oiled machine.It was a great experience.
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Excellent place to built career

Global environment Safety focusedInclusive diverse workforce Trained managers State of the art technology Stable long-term employment Continuous learning
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Beaucoup de poussière

Ils doivent améliorer certaine condition de travail

Pros

Bon groupe

Cons

Direction douteuse
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travail peut valorisant et tres stressant

ne recommande pas comme employeur pour un contrat ou une permanence. cette compagnie respecte peu l'environment en général

Pros

aucun

Cons

stress et peu valorisant
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Mechanical Engineering Intern

The people and culture are very nice at Rio Tinto. I love how they treat their employer and all the benefit that is included. I also do see growth potential in the company. There is definitely work life balance and often get Friday off.

Pros

Many Friday off in the calendar

Cons

Location is far from big city
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Good career

Enjoyed being able to try many different roles during my tenure.A healthy HSE culture.I had a lot of opportunities to learn.Labrador City is a great family community
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Nul

Il vont venir des français en leur vendent du rêve

Pros

Voyage

Cons

Tout le reste
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Rio Tinto Alcan decent place to work management is always rotating.

Management is always rotating and creates stress down to the floor. Lots of pressure to perform. RioTinto like their numbers. Very good team. Development schooling is great. Pay and benefits are some what competitive. Rio Tinto Alcan would be an excellent place to work for Unionized. Lower staff is not recognized.

Pros

Stable work, great people

Cons

Poor work life balance
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The Edmonton Alberta location has a great group of staff and management

Had a great time working with this group, they were all very professional, and helpful when we had questions! Only there for short shut down, wish it was longer.
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Job security,

Job security is one reason I was employed with Rio tinto for so long, how ever what started out as a family friendly business slowly turned into a more ruthless approach towards its employees, with management refusing to make a decision on certain issues and using HR as mechanism to get their desired outcome with sometimes detrimental effects on the employees, technological advancements saw a large up skill of employees which sets people up for a changing future in the

Pros

Ok money, secure, up skilled

Cons

Lowest paying in mining giants, and not family friendly.
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Work hard play well

Good work environment! Clear goal defined each year and quarterly review to follow up progress.Good team work spirit and open communication. Weekly team meeting encourages Exchange ideas, issues.

Pros

Good pension plan

Cons

Meet deadline as the result of long hours
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Overall rating

Based on 887 reviews

Ratings by category

3.7 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
4.1 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.4 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.4 out of 5 stars for Management
3.6 out of 5 stars for Culture

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