Excellent work experience, one of the best companies to work for. Management and team work are exceptional. The best work experience, growing and learning y working with contractors from all around the world.
I enjoyed the camaraderie, the sweating and fulfillment of accomplishment. The company gave me a sense of unlimited potential of strength, stamina, and knowledge of a mining operations. I worked with some experienced miners that were not afraid to share their experiences with me, the junior guy.
Systems Administrator (Current Employee) – Republic, MO – May 25, 2015
Typical day at work: Morning meeting in which we have a safety topic and discuss relevant topics for the day and week. Review integration issues with Ivara Manage projects; meetings, requisitions, trainings, project charter, etc Give support to users with problems they have or with improvements
What I've learned: I've learned a lot about maintenance reliability, quality tools and project management
Co-workers: This is the best part of my job, I have an excellent team work, they are all excellent professional that live in a continuous research to do their work better, we share our knowledge and help each other in what we can. My boss have a lot of experience in the area and handover all his knowledge to us, also he is a great coaching
Hardest part: Keep calm while dealing with stakeholders; in our case process operations and process maintenance
Enjoyable part: See the results of our effort, see how the KPI's shows our progress.
Transportation, lunch bonus, vacation bonus, healthcare insurance, training
Work is fun and the managment is all about saftey so there is no concerns with working in that type of industry. There is no complants with the company they give you all full benifits package with plenty of time off paid vacation, and a competive salary.
I enjoy running equipment. I have worked with many different people over the years and feel that I can get along well with everyone. The most enjoyable part of my job is seeing the progress I can make moving the material. This process is a team effort. The hardest part is getting others to see this as a team effort.
Heavy Equipment Repair Technician (Former Employee) – Workshop/Field – July 20, 2015
My co-workers are very well coming and they help me when i need asistance,learning every day.I really enjoyed working at this company in the sense that it had a friendly enviroment and management was very supportive in all planned programs.
Demanding work place with a strong support system from upper management. A lot of responsibilities to maintain a safe and functioning work environment. Focuses strongly on going home safe and healthy everyday.
Barrick is a great company to work for. I have advanced well while being here. I have been in mining for over 20 years and am interested in expanding my knowledge and experience in other industries. I am planning to relocate to the Salt Lake area for personal reasons.
BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT COORDINATOR (Current Employee) – Crescent Valley, NV – February 11, 2015
• Reduced occupational injury/illness incidence rate at Cortez's Open Pit Division by more than 80%. • Revised protocol and comprehensive direction of division through internal safety audit and environmental review. • Reduced new employee orientation training time by 45% while still covering mandated content and achieving high compliance rate. • Initiated changes in safety performance tracking that reduced number of reports by 53%. • Awarded recognition as "Six Sigma Green Belt & Project Management in Action" Recipient, in 2013.