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Amtrak Overview

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Washington, DC
10000+ employees
1971
Other Organization
Transportation & Logistics
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
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 ... Read 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 and Chief Executive officer Charles W. "Wick" Moorman
Charles W. "Wick" Moorman
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    I have been working at Amtrak full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Always somewhere in the company to go to as far as jobs.

    Cons

    Contract disputes are presently frequent, unfortunately. Union shop!

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Amtrak Photos

Amtrak photo of: Idle Amtrak Locomotive Washington, DC (Photo thanks to Flickr user joseph a, available under by-nc-sa v2.0)
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Amtrak Interviews

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    Interview

    Applied online, interviewed in the office and had a phone screen. Got called about an offer about a week later. Questions were behavioral, nothing technical. Simple interview to do.

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Company Updates

  • "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.

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Amtrak Awards & Accolades

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