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About the company

  • CEO
    Joseph R. Hinrichs
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  • Founded
  • Company size
    more than 10,000
  • Revenue
    Hidden by employer
  • Industry
  • Headquarters
    Jacksonville, FL
  • Link
    CSX website

CSX is a company on the move. As the nation’s best run railroad, we’re redefining freight rail with a progressive vision and real results – setting new industry performance standards and building a force of highly skilled professionals who are energized to help us move the economy safely, efficiently and reliably.

Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., the CSX transportation network extends about 21,000 route miles, connecting customers to major ports, distribution centers, and every major metropolitan area in the eastern United States. When customers need comprehensive rail solutions, CSX is powered to perform.

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Road Electrician in Rockville, MD
on June 16, 2019

Went to Atlanta GA. For training. Worked at the Rochester NY territory. Performed my job on Track switches. Learned my territory and associated equipment. Then after 60 days was Released from employment. The reason stated was that my Application was Rejected?? Now I'm trying to get my job back? It's posted now on CSX job site.

The wife doesn't want me to go back after what they've Done!

Conductor in Atlanta, GA
on December 3, 2022

The job it’s self is fine. Very easy work, but you might not get paid as much as you think starting out and you are pretty much always on call. No PTO. Good benefits for the long run though.

Freight Conductor / engineering dept in Cincinnati, OH
on November 30, 2022

What is the best part of working at the company? Co workers What is the most stressful part about working at the company? Road master wants revenge on you he will go out of his way to get you fired What is the work environment and culture like at the company? I enjoyed the conductor job working yards ..the engineering dept is alot different.. you have to be part of the boys club and love the over time What is a typical day like for you at the company? Like anywhere else you have your good and bad days .. some days are very stressful. Other days relaxing.. getting track time was an issue.. road master looking over your shoulder to bust you for something is a major issue

Heavy Equipment Operator in Curtis Bay, MD
on November 25, 2022

The coal pier is a great place to make a lot of money, but the life to work ratio is not very good you are forced into 16 hour shifts whenever you are needed

Conductor in Peru, IN
on November 21, 2022

Wouldn’t recommend if you have a busy lifestyle. Also if you like being at home you’ll never be at home something you have to get used to the company doesn’t care about your sleep

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Explain a time you had to work well under pressure and a time you had to work under deadlines, things of that sort.

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