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Labor Relations Management Liaison (Current Employee) –  Philadelphia, PAApril 30, 2018
Unfortunately, the company is still in the dark ages and has a long run ahead in order to align itself to reflect the changes in its demographics as well as technological advances.
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Conductor/Switchman (Former Employee) –  Philadelphia, PAOctober 10, 2017
Conrail now is active in Detroit and Philadelphia. Conrail treated employees fair, and made you want to come to work everyday. CEO took care of employees and their families.
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Was a fun place to work, pay was good.
Secretary/Receptionist (Former Employee) –  Altoona, PAApril 26, 2016
Enjoyed working with mostly all men, everyone got along, kept busy and the hardest part of the job was keeping up with the filing.
Pros
Got an hour lunch that was paid for.
Cons
Great pay and benefits.
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Great Place to work
Car Inspector/Repairman (Current Employee) –  Detroit, MIMarch 24, 2016
Great atmosphere good people to work with. Everyone works safe thats the companys number one job working safe and shipping pruduct safe. Feels good to be cared about at your job.
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Shift work 8 hours a day.
Engine House Tech (Current Employee) –  Newark, NJJune 17, 2015
Great Place to work everyday is a blessing! Training and safety to all employees are taken at a high standard. Location is close to home and the work place is a tight crew of hard workers.
Pros
Job Safety
Cons
None
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Locomotive Engineer (Current Employee) –  Detroit, MIMay 3, 2015
Review relevant safety and operational notices to ensure assigned duties for the day do not require special consideration and attention.Job briefings are an essential task as to ensure safe and efficient operations.Management in large part were strong and knowledgeable leaders.I really enjoyed the independence and freedom to make operational decisions.
Pros
Compensation
Cons
Travel
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typical union job
Electrician Helper (Former Employee) –  Altoona Pa. R.R. YardsFebruary 17, 2015
took 18 yrs. service to hold job laid off 3 times in 3 yrs.was young wanted to work year round.could have collected unemployment for 6m. but was young and wanted to work.
Pros
excellent pay, benefits, hollidays
Cons
laid off too much 6 m. on 6 m. off
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to much nepotism no room for advancement
Locomotive Engineer / Conductor (Current Employee) –  Mt.Laurel N.JFebruary 9, 2015
Great place to work for the benefits other than that nothing else to say. You can make good money when you advance by going to school to learn other skills like Engineer School but if you fail school then you don't have a job..
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Productive and safety comes first
Trainmen/Conductor (Current Employee) –  Philadelphia, PADecember 11, 2012
The duties that are part of my position was the safe movement of my train.
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good group of guys to work with all hard workers
Track Man (Former Employee) –  Kalamazoo, MIOctober 16, 2012
Drove buss pull ties load n un load ties get water four tie gang
Pros
pay rate 4 day work week
Cons
lay offs every year
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Lonely Atmoshpere.
Block Operator (Former Employee) –  Mount Laurel, NJAugust 27, 2012
Sit in a Tour all day and control a two way traffic rail. Speak with conductors and switch rails on point of destination.
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was once a good job
Assistant Project Engineer/Safety Lead (Former Employee) –  Mansfield, OhioAugust 21, 2012
No work available due to down turn in fuel. No work in the entire country.
Pros
outdoor work
Cons
outdoor work
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