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Amtrak Overview

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Website jobs.amtrak.com
Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 10000+ Employees
Founded 1971
Type Other Organization
Industry Transportation & Logistics
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors SNCF, Bombardier Transportation
Moving America where it wants to go.

Amtrak is a unique American success story because of our more than 20,000 diverse employees who drive the performance needed to make us America’s Railroad. For more than 42 years, Amtrak has launched careers ... More

Mission: Our mission is to provide safe transportation in the most efficient way possible, while ensuring that our customers get a consistent, high-quality travel experience.

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Amtrak President & CEO Joseph H. Boardman
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    Great company to work for employees and management are all very friendly Tons of Overtime for the taking Room to grow


    Work and life balance crazy hours

Amtrak Interviews

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    Director Program Management Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
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    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Amtrak (Washington, DC) in September 2015.


    This was a group panel Interview with 3 Individuals. It took the form of a typical behavioral interview with questions posed from each panel member consecutively for an hour.

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  • "At the heart of our mission are our employees," Joe Boardman, CEO and President of Amtrak http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vITC8

    At the Heart of our Mission are Amtrak Employees

    Amtrak is earning industry awards for its business transformation that has reduced costs, restructured performance management and differentiated pay, strengthened career growth and development opportunities, implemented best-in-class recruitment and retention strategies, and created a Total Rewards compensation and benefits structure. "At the Heart of our Mission are our Employees," Joe Boardman, CEO and President of Amtrak.

  • Amtrak made the top 25 STEM Approved Employer list and we are so excited to share the news! ‪#‎AmtrakIT‬ ‪#‎TeamAmtrak‬ ‪#‎AmtrakJobs‬ http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vI6V2

    2015 STEM Jobs Approved Employers - STEMJOBS

    Over the past year, we reviewed publicly available data along with survey information from hundreds of employers in an effort to assist educators, parents and especially graduating students to recognize what top employers are doing to help you find a career you will love in the present and far into the future.

Amtrak Awards & Accolades

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  • Global HR Top 10 Breakaway Leaders Award sponsored by Evanta, Evanta, 2014
  • Optimas Winner for General Excellence, Workforce Magazine, 2014
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