Rio Tinto Reviews

Updated Aug 2, 2020

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3.9
75%
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Rio Tinto Chief Executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques
Jean-Sébastien Jacques
240 Ratings
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  1. "It's great."

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Millwright in Sherwood Park, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rio Tinto full-time

    Pros

    Great people for the most part. Good benefits, accommodations and schedule.

    Cons

    Its forcing me to put something in here.

  2. "Planner @ Rio Tinto"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Maintenance Planner Scheduler 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rio Tinto full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Always encouraged to learn. Great benefits, competitive wages. Great team.

    Cons

    Overloaded workflow. Work life balance is out.

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  3. "Good pay"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mining Planning Engineer in Yellowknife, NT

    I worked at Rio Tinto full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good pay good benefits .

    Cons

    away from home for a long time

  4. "Great company"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Automation Engineer in Labrador City, NL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rio Tinto full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great place for career development

    Cons

    If only it was not remote.

  5. "Love it"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Labrador City, NL

    I have been working at Rio Tinto full-time

    Pros

    Vacation pay. Travel pay. Pension match. Stock options.

    Cons

    12 hour shifts. Week on. Week off.

  6. "10/10"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Techmologue in Saguenay, QC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rio Tinto full-time

    Pros

    great Salary Great supervisor Great advantage ...all in

    Cons

    Didnt find any in 7year of service!

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  7. "Specialist"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Specialist in Montreal, QC

    I worked at Rio Tinto full-time

    Pros

    Good salary, opportunities,Good work life balance

    Cons

    lot of changes, can be out of control at times

  8. "not for everybody"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Temporary Employee in Montreal, QC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rio Tinto full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good compensation package and pension plan

    Cons

    A lot of complexity for absolutely nothing.

  9. "Good company to work for"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer-In-Training in Labrador City, NL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rio Tinto full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits and company culture

    Cons

    Not much connection between different sites

  10. "Fantastic Company, Great Operation"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate - Processing 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rio Tinto full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Compensation & benefits, corporate culture, lots of opportunity to learn, diverse exposure to various fields, camp culture is positive, great camp facilities.

    Cons

    FIFO is not for everyone, long and cold winters but company provides extreme winter PPE.

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