Union Pacific Careers and Employment

What is it like to work at Union Pacific?

2.7Work/Life Balance
3.0Job Security/Advancement
If you can stomach the management it’s ok
Written by Locomotive engineer (Current Employee) from California on December 12, 2018
It’s the Railroad. They expect you to work all the time and keep those shareholders rich. Management is looking to fire you any chance they can. They keep the workforce lean and hungry. If you can stand the work life balance, or lack of the job has good benefits and decent pay. It just depends if you can make it through the first few years. It’s tough, - more... I don’t know if it’s worth it or not. It’s a living but a lot of sacrifices along the way. Your family will miss you and you will be sick of sitting on a train with a stinky toilet. The paycheck is ok but it’s not for everyone. I suggest before ... - less
ProsBenefits, pay-maybe, it depends
ConsWork hours, management, railroad culture
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