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Depends on craft and position I have worked for CN 15 years Transportation Dept starting as brrakman to conductor to locomotive engineer! Work regular job work 5 days week some jobs 6 most are 5 days minimum 10 hours a day Max 12 federal law mandated max can be on duty linger just can't do any work! Work extra board on call 5 days week on call 24 5 get 48 hrs off every week plus is guaranteed 5 days pay at 10 hours get called work once in week get full 5 days pay if stay available don't call off sick FMLA miss one day lose 1 day pay two days is 2.5 days pay 3 days missed forfite gurantee for that week and only collect what u actually work time in half after 10 hours and or work days off the whole day is time plus one half!

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Many hours a day, can work every day of the week and never really sure when your going to work.

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Well did a little research and i see $27 hourly. Just go on Google so to play it save I would day $23-$27 hour. But remember the union fees and deductions from check i would assume that would be around $80 deductible from check but that's every 2 weeks. Just saying

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Once during the 5 years of being there working.

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It is a fast paced environment with poor planning/organization/coordination leading to wasted time/money/materials.

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