Norfolk Southern

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Nights and weekends

Operations (Former Employee)

ProsVariety of work
Pay and benefits
Equipment well maintained in general
Great history of company
Stock price goes up over time

ConsMarried to job not family
Militaristic supervisors
Nights and weekends
Too many merger employees not satisfied
Union is too self focused

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to have more northerners working in management and not the south. Hey the civil war ending a long time ago.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Possibly be the best or worst job ever, depending on where you are and who you work for

    Trainmaster (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Norfolk Southern

    Pros: Great Training Program Excellent Starting Pay Ability to travel to other places Department Rotations… Cons: Long Hours Glass ceilings for some No flexibility with time in transportation Operating department jobs have often led to divorce Can… Advice to Senior Management: Allow opportunities for employees to advance without fearing that specific departments will not have enough man power. There… More

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    You have to be able to "roll with the punches!!!"

    Electrical Engineer Technician (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Norfolk Southern

    Pros: 1. pay is decent 2. benefits are great 3. having a pension ain't bad either 4. sometimes you're doing nothing at work, but still getting paid ... "hurry… Cons: 1. the management practices need to hurry up and make it to the 21st century 2. they "know" who they're going to promote before the "so… Advice to Senior Management: Will you extra old guys please retire already. You guys… More

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