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Great company to work for
Wide array of clerical and administrative duties for FIFO and residential teams. Extremely varied tasks - travel, PPE, HSE involvement, reporting, etc

I learned what teamwork really is


Management is great, with a progressive attitude


Workplace culture is professional yet casual and inclusive


Hardest part of the job was probably trying to juggle so many tasks that related to people on rotating rosters. Required good use of personal notes and a sharp memory


Most enjoyable part was the camaraderie
Pros
Great place to expand skills and get paid well to do it
Cons
Mining and resources sector can be unstable
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Gym, recreation outdoor areas
Gym good, need down time, basketball area, recreation area, rooms pretty clean, friendly group of people everyone saying hi, we all try and get the job done
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Discrimination and bullying is rife
Not a good company to work for. Even worse if you're a female. The culture in some areas is the worst I have ever endured. Don't get me wrong, there are some great people there but there are far too many 'old school boys' still there who are more in 'protect their job' mode than want to do the right thing. HR will listen but does nothing.

If you want to do the right thing and wanted to be treated fairly, this is not the company for you. Some of the behaviours I have seen towards colleagues is disgraceful. Persistent bullying and discrimination. If someone wants to go after you, they can all will only stop when you leave.
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No comment
Working condition satisfactory, excellent work environment and highly diversified workforce, certainly the most pleasurable workplace I have the opportunity to work.
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Variety and challenges
Good pre work information and job descriptions. Information was always available from supervisors and work colleagues. Rio allowed me to advance my career with training and job opportunities. Workplace culture changed with sites and experience. Hardest part of the job was due to isolation of sites and availability of equipment. Most enjoyable was the opportunity and challenges.
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Got made redundant after 12 years of service
wasn't a bad place to work over all, wish i could have stayed for longer
good salary

good tooling

company accommodation was pretty good

vehicles and machinery was always maintained
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No
Purple circle, boss’s bully , bosses put their mates on. Intimidating culture with supervisors. No empathy. No chance of moving up with bosses mates on crew
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Productive, informative
No two (2) days were the same. Training always available, Management
had an open door policy and were available for guidence when needed.

Advancement policy within the business was promoted.
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A challenging role but something that I enjoyed doing
The challenges of driving a major project through an EPCM proved frustrating, with a lack of accountability across the project causing frustrations and a lack of job satisfaction.
The root of the problem lay within the EPCM management team coupled with a soft RTIO management approach.
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Working for this company a horrible experience with how they managed from day to day activities their whole culture was so manipulating
Terrible cultures and everyone goes for the throat to better their position for themselves such a bad environment to be in causing massive stress and anxiety every day
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Good company poor management
Good company with poor managers as there is no real leaders at this company. All employees are constantly worried about their jobs !!
Could be a lot better with great leaders.
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Great environment if you want to achieve results
Be ready for the challenges that exist in any large organization. Very driven organization to succeed and include diversity with people. Great personal development opportunities and you'll work with some of the best and brightest in the mining industry. A great place to learn and grow as a result.
Pros
Great perks. Allowances health care, employee share scheme, bonus
Cons
Can be politically challenging with more senior roles
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If your in the purple circle you will be fine
Used to be good than it became about production everyone gets paid different no training at all got bosses driving around trying to pick things wrong just very unhappy site people backstab each other
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good for lond future
productive good training safety first good working gang get well looked after meet good friends good roster working near the beach if you have any problems you can sit down supervise and talk it out super is very good
Pros
good future
Cons
good hours
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Dismal management
Poorly Managed and led company but I am talking about my time in Mongolia.
Never before have I seen some many poor managers in senior roles in my life with no experience
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Programme Support Officer / Analysts Project Set up
This adminstration role supported Managers in offices throughout the world, by raising purchase orders and liason with the Managers to supply project related needs; budget costs / orders / process invoices and credits.
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Middle management needs a good shake up
Poor culture, jobs for the boys, inexperienced people in leadership roles. Massive turn over of good staff due to the above. Care factor zero. Other similar companies pay better with higher level of care and benefits.
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Not the company i thought would take care of safety.
Excessively bad culture in view of trainers not being thought of highly enough and there overall opinions not being taken notice of. Candidates beung pushed through at an irresponsible pace and pushing safety aside.
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Started as a Great company to work for ,in the end not so much
Started with pre shift meeting ,What your role was for the shift,When i started at silvergrass management was awesome ,The management was changed and thing when down hill.
People will do anything to get ahead because of lack of self conference

Playing the blame game

Technology
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Goog technology, Good roster
Cons
Management, Management, Management
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Worked for them for 11 years drove forklifts and attended pots to make aluminium
Worked there for eleven years travelling forty five kilometres each day have now moved to mannum dont mind travelling if i get the job hope to hear from you soon
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Good
Good but more training should be giving on board and not just left within the purple circle
Treat all equal and by time spent employed by Rio Tinto directly
Pros
Good money
Cons
Need to change all rosters to even time
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