RailWorks
2.8 of 5 4 reviews
www.railworks.com New York, NY 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Updated Apr 30, 2014

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Jeff Levy


50% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Good experience in Railroad Construction Contracting

    Estimating (Former Employee)

    ProsThe 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.

    ConsSecuring 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.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDevelop some program management strategies that will boost your brand and establish long term contracting relationships with select clients.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    High hopes that fell flat

    Accountant (Current Employee)

    ProsI was very excited to be challenged and be a part of such a large corporation. I was given opportunities to prove that I had what it takes to do my supervisor's job.

    ConsYou don't get verbally recognized for a job well done or monetarily for that matter. It is more the norm than the exception to work your 40 hours plus nights, plus weekends, plus holidays, and while on vacation to still not receive so much as a "Thank you" or a "Great job".

    Advice to Senior ManagementManagement would be better if they tried to understand your position and daily duties and how they can help you reach your goals. The management is very distant from the action and it appears they don't know what or how much it takes to get the job done.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good Company, but unsafe at times

    Machine Operator (Former Employee)
    Gaylord, MN

    ProsGood company that paid for all expenses, even transportation to jobs

    ConsSome employees were obviously using alcohol or some type of substance and would they would create problems thus making it unsafe for others that were around these people

    Advice to Senior ManagementDrug testing

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Out of control bullying management.

    Safety (Former Employee)
    Chehalis, WA

    ProsInteresting work. Some very nice, knowledgeable and capable people.

    ConsVice President is out of control and a bully.

    Advice to Senior ManagementManagement changes are needed.

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

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