Rio Tinto Reviews

Updated 30 Jun 2020

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3.9
72%
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85%
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Rio Tinto Chief Executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques
Jean-Sébastien Jacques
233 Ratings
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  1. "Geotechnical Engineer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rio Tinto full-time

    Pros

    Grest company to work for they look after you

    Cons

    Safety was too hard at times

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  2. "Health and Safety Advisor at Rio"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Health and Safety in Newman
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rio Tinto full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Drive for continuous improvement Technology advances Strong company systems

    Cons

    Site / product group alignment Over protective safety systems

  3. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal Electrical Engineer in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Rio Tinto full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Mining is cyclical, if you survive the bad times, the good times are awesome.

    Cons

    Be ready for midnight and weekend calls

  4. "Balanced"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Strategy Advisor in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rio Tinto full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Benefits better than industry standards - Inclusive work environment

    Cons

    - Lack of oversight by top management for people in functions

  5. "Heritage Advisor"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Heritage Advisor in Perth, Western Australia

    I worked at Rio Tinto full-time

    Pros

    Supportive environment, fulfilling projects, good opportunities for development and growth.

    Cons

    My experience at Rio Tinto was mostly positive.

  6. "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.

  7. "Moving towards to become the best mining company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Superintendent in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    stability / diversity / wealth of knowledge

    Cons

    career progression / salary / benefits

  8. "Good safety culture"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in Pilbara
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rio Tinto full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Took safety seriously. Subsidised health insurance was good.

    Cons

    Sometimes people were promoted into management roles who weren't suitable managers.

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  9. "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.

  10. "Good culture, some times difficult to navigate"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Advisor in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rio Tinto full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good culture Good salary Large organization Considerate leaders (mostly)

    Cons

    Lots of regulations in place which slows down works related to tech Lots of politics as opposed to being frank and clear

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