Sperry Rail Service Employee Reviews

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Great place to work for office employees
office (Current Employee) –  Danbury, CTNovember 9, 2015
There are two types of individuals at the company, office and field. Office employees benefit greatly but field employees are on a 100% travel position.
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Gone a lot
Rail Driver (Former Employee) –  Danbury, CTJune 3, 2015
Never home
Chief operator controls your check
Very Dangerous job
Traveled all the time
Sleep in different hotels every night
Pros
Laidback
Cons
Supervisor controls you pay check
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Great job
Drive Truck, Log Book, Clean Vehicle, Assist Chief (Former Employee) –  Danbury, CTJanuary 17, 2015
Had to leave because of family illness, was offered job to come back to but couldn't..
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good for a stater person without bills
Driver Mechanic (Current Employee) –  new yorkJanuary 17, 2015
this is not a bad company to work for after graduating from high school
Pros
good place to work
Cons
bad for upwords mobility
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An excellent opportunity to explore the country and work independently.
Ultrasound Technician (Current Employee) –  Danbury, CTNovember 8, 2014
This job provide an opportunity to travel extensively and offers exposure to areas of self reliance, other types of people and also the various physical and family challenges that come from being away from home for extended periods.
Pros
vehicle, meals, housing all provided by the company
Cons
certainly this lifestyle can put a stain on personal relationships.
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Truck Driver (Current Employee) –  USADecember 27, 2013
A typical as a Sperry Rail Service driver consists of maintaining the truck you work on, writing up defects while on the train tracks. I learned how to work on engines and how to operate a hydraulic motor and high rail gear. Management is a phone call away when you are working out in the field or in your hotel room. Your coworker is the closest thing to a boss. the hardest thing about this job is being away from home for extended periods of time. The free travel is the best thing about this company.
Pros
travel
Cons
pay, health care, communication
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a learning experience of diverse groups.
chief inspector (Current Employee) –  all over the USAugust 6, 2012
working with diverse groups of major railroad companies including the canadian company. the hardest part of the job is being away from the family for three or more months at a time, especially during the holiday seasons. love working for a company that gives good benefits to all employees, meal budgets, lodgeing, and weekly communications with all spuervisors, chiefs, and railroad personnel. have learned alot on metals, ultrasonic programs, testing with special equipment.
Pros
great pay and benefits
Cons
away from family too long
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I loved this job, Getting to see all the country
Driver/Mechanic (Former Employee) –  Danbury, CTMay 16, 2012
This company was great to work for. Getting to ride on the rail roads and seeing the country. My co workers were good people and management was easy to get along with.
Pros
great benefits, good health coverage
Cons
not much of a job for married men, many weeks away from home at a time
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