RailAmerica
3.2 of 5 6 reviews
www.railamerica.com Jacksonville, FL 1000 to 5000 Employees

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RailAmerica President, CEO, and Director John E. Giles

John E. Giles

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60% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Great work, Horrible Management.

    Signal Maintainer (Current Employee)
    Fresno, CA

    Prossteady maintenance jobs, always something to do, freedom, mechanical and electrical work

    Consworlds worst management team (back stabbing, two faced, sheep), do everything with nothing environment, do noting unions, written values don't match the way they act.

    Advice to Senior Managementtrust your employees, stay out of there way

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Sales Assistant Vice President (Former Employee)
    Cincinnati, OH

    ProsVery diverse series of rail properties with numerous opportunities for growth. Great relationship between operations and commercial teams. Ability to get senior management buy-in before decision made.

    ConsHigh restriction on freedom for commercial field personnel. Too much administrative work which restricted the ability for the sales team to grow the business. Too many headquarters staff people pulling at the field to provide information.

    Advice to Senior ManagementRaise the authority levels in the field. Provide better decision support systems. More field personnel and less people at headquarters.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Do not plan on an outside life

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsPay was very good for the hours. Management left you alone for the most part.

    ConsDo not plan on having a life other than work if you work for this company

    Advice to Senior ManagementTake time to listen to the employees in the field and if you spend any time around them saying hello might help....

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Was a great company to work for

    Accounting (Current Employee)
    Jacksonville, FL

    ProsWork/life balance, good compensation, interaction with various levels of managment

    ConsJobs being relocated due to buy out

    – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Company Sold

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsA pretty good company.
    Compensation was greate.

    ConsToo bad the comapny was sold.

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

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    Nice company that has a chance to grow

    Accountant (Current Employee)
    Jacksonville, FL

    ProsNice people with a southern mentality

    ConsWay overmanaged by accounting group

    Advice to Senior ManagementRe-allocate power from accounting to sales

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

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