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5 days ago

Passenger Engineer Trainee

Amtrak Washington, DC

OF DUTIES: Consistently and safely operates locomotives and trains in compliance with federal regulations and corporate policies. Operates equipment… Amtrak


20 days ago

Lead Software Configuration Mgmt Analyst

Amtrak Washington, DC

OF DUTIES: The Lead, Software Configuration Management Analyst will be responsible for Configuration Management and Continuous Integration… Amtrak


12 days ago

Associate General Counsel

Amtrak Washington, DC

OF DUTIES: This position is responsible for counseling Amtrak management regarding the Corporation’s legal rights and obligations relative to claims… Amtrak


7 days ago

Deputy Inspector General & Counsel

Amtrak Washington, DC

Amtrak OIG is not a Federal agency. Our employment opportunities are not federal jobs.   The mission of the Amtrak Office of Inspector General… Amtrak


2 days ago

Applications Support Mgr – new

Amtrak Washington, DC

OF DUTIES: The Manager Applications Support provides the leadership for the services supported by the Applications Support Center of Excellence… Amtrak


5 days ago

Lead Systems Analysis

Amtrak Washington, DC

s, user guides, installation manuals, implementation guides, online help, technical reference information, and product update bulletins. This role… Amtrak


4 days ago

Sr Systems Developer

Amtrak Washington, DC

OF DUITES: The Senior Systems Developer works on multiple projects as a project team member, sometimes as a project leader and matrix managing… Amtrak


17 days ago

Lead Government Affairs Specialist

Amtrak Washington, DC

of the Corporate Strategic Plan with local and state officials, industry groups, national trade organizations, organized labor, vendors, interest and… Amtrak


8 days ago

Director Financial Analysis

Amtrak Washington, DC

OF DUTIES: The IT Financial Analysis Leader will be responsible for ensuring the financial excellence of the IT Department by providing sound… Amtrak


4 days ago

Sr Database Mgr

Amtrak Washington, DC

OF DUTIES: The Senior Database Manager is responsible for supporting highly complex databases within Amtrak's departments. Administers and controls… Amtrak


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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Accountant in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Accountant in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Amtrak full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    1. Work-life balance (keep in mind that not all departments allow this)
    2. Better-than-average job security (as of the date of this review)
    3. Free or discounted train travel (personal and business) for employee and immediate family
    4. Just implemented performance-based bonuses (contingent upon meeting net loss reduction and customer satisfaction goals set by senior management)
    5. My compensation based on my job description exceeds my expectations

    Cons

    1. Silos - makes cross-functional team projects extremely challenging
    2. Accountability - Amtrak has stated in its long-term strategic plan to hold its departmental functions more accountable in regards to budgetary spending, but there is still a very long way to go
    3. Benefits - retiree benefits (pension and retiree medical) could go away in the near future
    4. Politics and agendas that cascade from Congress and the FRA do impact Amtrak's culture
    5. Overlap and Redundancies in administrative processes negatively impact performance goals and efficiencies

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stay the course with the strategic plan. Enforce integrity and accountability by removing anyone that stands in the way of progress (regardless of tenure at Amtrak or railroad experience). Silos need to be torn down and all Amtrak functions should strive for company-wide organizational goals. We need to work together!

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