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Remember that safety is number one in any occupation being professional with your coworkers, dependability,and trustworthy!

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A lot of smoke and mirrors....During the hiring process and on-boarding they make you feel like it world class, innovative, forward thinking. Once the ink dries if you aren't part of two crowds... MT's or the "IN" Crowd you are doomed and no opportunity. The internal hiring process is the worse.

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Being lied to very often

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None they train

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Runnnnnn!!!! Please run!!!!!! Seriously, run as fast as you possibly can.

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They gave me a 60-day probation period in which I could not miss any day, nor be late. I forget what I was being paid during probation, but I was paid for being there. They taught me how to get on and of moving equipment and all the signals that were to be observed. There also rules to follow while working for the railroad. At some point there will be a test on all the rules in the Rulebook. Passing this test the first time around could be the difference in whether your seniority was good enough to stay home or be transferred elsewhere. The instructor during the training will make sure that you know how to work for the railroad; above all:safely

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Yes but it will take some planing on your part, After you get your on duty call you have a limited time to get to the terminal

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