Long Island Rail Road

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    Former Employee - Network Engineer  in  Jamaica, NY
    Former Employee - Network Engineer in Jamaica, NY

    I worked at Long Island Rail Road as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Salary was good, people were good. overall very good.

    Cons

    Lot of old people, not a very good place to start career, but to end it.

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Jamaica, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jamaica, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Long Island Rail Road in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    There was one interview after a preliminary phone discussion with HR. it is VERY competitive to my knowledge and the questions asked were very dense. a hiring manager will accompany a HR representative. the questions asked were half general and half technical. there is a quiz for engineers

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    Position details were predetermined, the process was handled quickly and professionally
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Website www.mta.nyc.ny.us/lirr
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1966
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Travel & Tourism
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Two former Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) commuters meet in the afterlife. One asks, "Are you going to heaven or hell?" The other responds, "I don't care, so long as I don't have to change at Jamaica." A crowded change at LIRR's Jamaica Station is something thousands of commuters endure every working day. LIRR riders transfer from one train to another at the railroad's Queens depot, taking westbound trains to Manhattan's Pennsylvania Station or Brooklyn's Flatbush Avenue terminal. The railroad carries about 300,000 riders each weekday. The LIRR was founded in 1834, acquired... More

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