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I would like to know how far does amtrak go on background check? what drug test process is used, urine or hair?


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Background goes 7 years,drug test is hair sample that goes back 60 days then a urin when you get a physcial


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I am subcontracted out through myself but still work for amtrak, therefore they did not provide me with a mandatory drug test

Answered - Janitorial/Personal cleaner (Current Employee) - Charlotte, NC

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Urine is used for drug testing at Amtrak.
background check is extensive because Amtrak is associated with the federal government.

Answered - bridges and building mechanic (Former Employee) - New York, NY

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Education and work background checks; complete physical and drug test required

Answered - Payroll Business Analyst (Current Employee) - Washington, DC

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