Norfolk Southern Overview

  • www.nscorp.com
  • Norfolk, VA
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1982
  • Company - Public (NSC)
  • Rail Transportation
  • $10+ billion (USD)

CompetitorsCSX, BNSF Railway, Kansas City Southern
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Norfolk Southern is a Fortune 300 and a 2018 Forbes America's Best Employers Company. Its main subsidiary, Norfolk Southern Railway, transports freight over an asset network consisting 4,000 locomotives, 69,000 rail cars, and 19,500 track miles in 22 states in the Eastern, ...
Mission: Our vision is to be the safest, most customer-focused, and successful transportation company in the world.

Norfolk Southern Reviews

2.3
23%
Recommend to a Friend
25%
Approve of CEO
James A. Squires
James A. Squires
475 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee

"Conductor"

Apr 5, 2022 - Freight Conductor
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great place to work for sure

Cons

None that I can think of at this time
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Diversity & Inclusion at Norfolk Southern

2.6
(391 Reviews)

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How is diversity at Norfolk Southern?

...The culture is amazing and they have a big push for diversity recruitment....Read More

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Norfolk Southern Interviews

Experience
Positive61%
Negative17%
Neutral22%
Getting an Interview
Applied online65%
Campus Recruiting23%
Recruiter4%
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  1. Conductor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    A couple written questions, then 2 video interviews. One of them was pre-recorded. They are hiring a lot right now. If you pass you go to Georgia for 2 weeks before going out in the field
    Interview

    Can you be out in the weather, would your last boss say you were safe

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Company Updates

August 6, 2019
Norfolk Southern was named to the list of 2019 Military Friendly Bronze Employers by Victory Media, a veteran-owned publisher of G.I. Jobs, Military Spouse, STEM, and Vetrepreneur magazines. This is the 12th year that Norfolk Southern has appeared on the list, which features companies with a proven record of hiring and supporting veterans in the workplace.
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July 19, 2019
Norfolk Southern has been named a top-scoring company on the 2019 Disability Equality Index® (DEI). Top scorers on the DEI are recognized as “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion.” Norfolk Southern is among 156 companies that earned the “Best Places to Work” designation. Of these 156 companies, 113 were Fortune 500 companies. The 2019 DEI represents a work force of over 8.6 million, with 3.7% of employees identifying as having a disability. Learn more about Disability Equality Index®: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMtQk
Best Places to Work - 2019 - Disability:IN
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Norfolk Southern Awards & Accolades

  • Top 100 Military Friendly employersG.I. Jobs / Victory Media2018
  • Forbes 2018 Best Employers for WomenForbes2018

Pledges & Certifications

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • Pledge to Thrive

    Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

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What is paid time off like at Norfolk Southern?

...Good pay and benefits, paid vacation...

February 17, 2022

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