American Commercial Lines
3.2 of 5 5 reviews
www.aclines.com Jeffersonville, IN 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Updated Dec 6, 2013

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Mark K. Knoy

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60% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Its an interesting job as you can cook variety of things and the crew usually will have their likes and dislikes.

Cook (Current Employee)

I have been working at American Commercial Lines full-time

ProsYou work for 28 days and get 28 days off. You get to see parts of the rivers that you wouldn't see when on land.

ConsBeing away from family foe 28 days can be hard and if in a relationship both need to be able to keep it alive while one is gone.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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A good place but little mobility

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at American Commercial Lines

ProsGood corporate culture, fun events, laid back co-workers

Consmismanagement, boy club feeling, little upward mobility

Advice to Senior Managementlook at the company bottom up

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good work place turned bad

Tankerman (Current Employee)
New Orleans, LA

I have been working at American Commercial Lines full-time for more than 5 years

ProsMoney and the time off

Consnever being home at all

Advice to Senior ManagementPromote people who ARE qualified, NOT because certain wheelman wrote a letter for them. Quit "buying" hiring people outside the company and bringing them at top out pay. While you tell the in house employees if they want top pay they have to meet qualifications and fill out paper work. OH and DONT force tankermen to work 28/14. There is not enough 28/28 boats. Being told to go 28/14 from 28/28 or find another place to work is NOT my idea or good management. It should be called American Kirby Lines

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Jeffboat

Welder (Former Employee)
Jeffersonville, IN

I worked at American Commercial Lines

ProsJeffboat is an outdoor sport. The management team has bright spots in its leadership. The work is exciting and provides a hands-on experience.

ConsThere is a lot of turnover in welders and classifications that support the shipbuilding. The future is always in question. Job security is a real issue.

Advice to Senior ManagementReduce the team at Jeffboat to allow the workers to have a sense of job security. It is tough working there in the elements and even more difficult if you have to worry everday about your job security

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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ACL - No career advancement but a pretty relaxed place to work

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at American Commercial Lines

ProsThe atmosphere is very relaxed. As long as you get the work done, they don't care how/when you do it.

ConsThere are almost zero possibilities for career advancement. Unless someone above you dies, you can expect to stay in your position.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your employees instead of turning away from very real problems.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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