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"not bad"

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Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
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Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Canadian National Railway full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Interesting equipment, always something happening

Cons

Lots of hours, pro work life balance

Advice to Management

N/A

Other Employee Reviews for Canadian National Railway

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company to Live for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Canadian National Railway full-time

    Pros

    Pay check is great, plus its one of the best pensions in canada, plus amazing stock options (biggest investor is bill gates, look it up) youre looking at about 23 / hr for about 4-6 months training and then youre making 30 / hr for working in yard or about 45 / hr for road jobs.
    They even have spare boards where you sit on call with ur cell glued to ur face while you stare at that second beer you know you shouldnt drink.... stressful that is but you make the salary you wouldve made if you were actually working lol
    Outdoors job!!! -40c... windy... get out there!!

    Cons

    it varies from city to city ok everybody.... but CN is a way of life job, youll be doing nights 5 days a week or on the road barely ever home.... thats why it pays well... youll be thinking of rules/regulations off pay.... you'll never leave your cell.... you might get cut in half or squashed and theres statistics that show it happens a lot, dangerous job... totally worth it as long as your not stuck in a train with a nonhuman.

    Advice to Management

    its an awesome job, and i was treated like a king and ill never forgive myself for quiting but i was not told during my interview that id be working 3hrs away from the location i moved too for a week at a time leaving my spouse who i had just dragged accross the country for this job.... its just a little lack of detail that crushed the whole thing... o well


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    "Supervise"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian National Railway full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits bonus

    Cons

    No time for a family life, work until you can work no longer. There is always a problem someone will try to pass on to the next guy. Get yell at because you can not be in more than one spot at one time. The stress never end only real time off, is scheduled holidays. Need to be available 24/7

    Advice to Management

    Look and see how many hours front line mangers need to actually put in. With waiting for track time and managing men , meeting, and paperwork.

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