RailWorks Reviews

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    Good experience in Railroad Construction Contracting

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    I worked at RailWorks as an intern (less than a year)


    The company pays very well even as an intern they took very good care of my needs, by paying for my accommodation and proving me with a company vehicle to get to and from work.


    Securing contracts is very competitive and their process of selecting which project to bid is not very strategic. They invest an awful lot of time and energy in the bidding process only to lose the contract to others. Also they are very strict about their overtime policy unless it has been pre-approved staying back after your designated time is frowned upon. Especially if your work doesn't warrant working late.

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    Develop some program management strategies that will boost your brand and establish long term contracting relationships with select clients.

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RailWorks Interviews

Updated Dec 13, 2014
Updated Dec 13, 2014

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    Equipment Operator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Westfield, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Westfield, MA
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at RailWorks in December 2014.

    Interview Details

    I went for one interview. Was offered a higher position. I was asked numerous questions. Pain free and easy. The person I dealt with was very pleasant. Enjoyable experience

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    There wasn't much negotiations. More like here's an offer. Take it or leave it
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Website www.railworks.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1998
Type Company - Private
Industry Construction, Repair & Maintenance
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

RailWorks stays on track with railway maintenance and construction services in the US and Canada. Through about a dozen operating subsidiaries, the specialty contractor builds and repairs railways; installs signals and train control systems; and maintains track right-of-ways. Founded in 1998, RailWorks offers additional services such as track inspections, railroad bridge construction and maintenance, specialty rail installation for cranes and historic sites, and derailment response. Clients include railroads, transit authorities, municipalities, ports, industrial... More

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