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Updated December 18, 2017
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Pros
  • Great pay and benefits plenty of opportunities if your willing to relocate (in 84 reviews)

  • good pay, benefits, & RETIREMENT (in 81 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance very challenging (in 31 reviews)

  • Don't expect much time at home, On call 24/7, Expect to fight with payroll regularly (in 25 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good medical and dental and vision benefits

    Cons

    Long hours and a lot of walking

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  2. "CSX"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CSX in Pensacola, FL
    Current Employee - CSX in Pensacola, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CSX full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    CSX is like a hands on project, its really awesome and you have so many fun jobs to do.

    Cons

    When working on the tracks you don't want to get hurt or do something stupid or your paycheck wont be as good

    Advice to Management

    Always keep your chin up and have a great day

  3. "Law Clerk"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends

    I worked at CSX as a contractor

    Pros

    Great experience clerking for the Corporate Secretary's Office, as well as projects for the Legal Department. Participated in stock valuation and benchmark projects, and legal research and document editing. Supervisors worked with me on schedule flexibility due to class schedule. Staff was very welcoming and I enjoyed going into the office every time.

    Cons

    I had a good experience with the company and don't have anything to list here.


  4. "Amazing Intership"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at CSX as an intern

    Pros

    Great experience, seasoned professionals, valuable transportation exposure

    Cons

    Summer went by too fast


  5. "Application Developer"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at CSX as a contractor

    Pros

    Excellent to work in csx

    Cons

    Good to work in csx

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


  6. "Hours of service specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Hours of Service Specialist in Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Hours of Service Specialist in Jacksonville, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Allowed to improve operating systems based on best practice of other company's. recognized for the work and dedication applied to assigned projects.

    Cons

    Forced to retire based on age rather than performance, limited upward mobility once area of responceablity running well.

    Advice to Management

    Know when and who to hold


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Trainmaster"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at CSX full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits plenty of opportunities if your willing to relocate

    Cons

    Long hours at work. Also a lot of calls and work at home during "off time"

  8. "General Foreman"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Foreman
    Current Employee - General Foreman
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CSX full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Career Growth and Opportunities within organization

    Cons

    Relocation.... Away from support system to help with work life balance


  9. "Good Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - NONE in JAX Beach, FL
    Former Employee - NONE in JAX Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CSX full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Very great place to work. Room for growth

    Cons

    Doing a lot of layoff

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  10. "sheet metal worker"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Inspection and Repair of Locomotives in Syracuse, NY
    Former Employee - Inspection and Repair of Locomotives in Syracuse, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CSX full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    great benefits and good working for

    Cons

    some trubles with locomotives but i could fix most


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