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AngloGold Ashanti Australia

4.3
  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

AngloGold Ashanti Australia Reviews

Based on 16 surveyed graduates working at AngloGold Ashanti Australia. Read on to get an insider’s view on life as a graduate.
4.3
Based on 16 reviews

Pros & Cons

  • Open and honest communication between the leaders/managers and staff. Safety conscious and driven to perform without compromising safety.
  • The people within the organisation are great to work with. Everyone is easy going and always willing to share their knowledge and answer any questions that you may have.
  • Helpful environment, good management team, structured training programme, very professional team.
  • AngloGold Ashanti has given me the opportunity to finish the underground time required for the First Class Mine Managers Certificate. I've also been given the freedom to implement business improvement ideas.
  • Having responsibilities thrown at me straight away and feeling as though I'm contributing to the team.
  • The fly in-fly out lifestyle.
  • Long working hours and workplace located in a remote area.
  • The airplane food on the flight to site.
  • Being away from home.

What Insiders Say

8.2
Career Prospects
8.2
Career Prospects
I am currently working in rotations in a mine, and will have many inter-departmental opportunities.
9.1
Corporate Social Responsibility
9.1
Corporate Social Responsibility
AGAA is very involved with the local communities that live near-by the mine sites. They often invite young people to the site to see what opportunities are available for them in the workforce.
8.9
Culture
8.9
Culture
The company provides competitive remuneration, mentoring, directions and good rotations to build up a future engineer who can carry on jobs independently. The company's management team is very responsible to support new employees to know the work, the mine, the people working together. The company's camp delivers excellent food and accommodation services as well.
9.1
Diversity
9.1
Diversity
The company is diverse with different cultures being hired in different roles.
8.3
Satisfaction
8.3
Satisfaction
As a graduate, I’m getting experience in different departments to build on my fundamental mining knowledge which will help me in my role as a Geotechnical engineer. I'm seeing how different departments collaborate to achieve the aims of the business.
8.8
Management
8.8
Management
Managers very much have an open door policy, they are easy to talk to and make good mentors.
8.5
Office Work Environment
8.5
Office Work Environment
On-site our dress code is high visibility clothing/ PPE so we all look very equal. The office and onsite facilities have everything you need; tea and coffee facilities, gym, dinner hall, tavern.
8.4
Recruitment
8.4
Recruitment
The hiring process starts from filling your info online and attaching your resume online through the AngloGold Ashanti career website. If you are selected, an online assessment needs to be completed to test your cognitive skills. Lastly, you get called for an interview with the manager you will be working with.
7.9
Salary
7.9
Salary
I am content with my pay, I believe the graduate programme has so much to offer, it is well structured and flexible. That in itself is a bonus.
8.6
Training
8.6
Training
Through the AGAA graduate programme I have undergone multiple training courses at the Australian Institute of Management including emotional intelligence, professional writing, giving presentations, communication within teams, etc. I have also undergone venomous snake handling, 4wd training, cyanide awareness and other safety courses whilst on site.
8.6
Work Hours
8.6
Work Hours
I work 12 hour days, sometimes with overtime. Overtime is expected on occasions, and if I ever needed to ask for a late start or early finish, I know my bosses will let me. Time off is always easy to ask for and only denied for good reason.
8
Sustainability
8
Sustainability
Restore and reuse officeworks. Recycle materials on site.