Union Pacific Freight Conductor Reviews

Updated May 11, 2021

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Train Conductor

    Feb 2, 2015 - Freight Conductor 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great pay and benefits. Good people to work with.

    Cons

    Gone from home and always on call.

    2 people found this review helpful
  2. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Cool job

    May 11, 2021 - Freight Train Conductor in Dallas, TX
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great benefits and good pay

    Cons

    On call 24/7 and work in all weather conditions

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  3. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    On call

    Apr 21, 2021 - Freight Conductor in Rochelle, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Pay and benefits are great

    Cons

    10 hours rest and back on call

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  4. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

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    Apr 19, 2021 - Freight Conductor 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    high paying, great benefits, scenic job

    Cons

    layoffs, furloughs, on call, low seniority

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  5. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    company sucks but checks don’t bounce

    Mar 20, 2021 - Freight Conductor in Houston, TX
    Recommend
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    Pros

    the pay is good and the benefits

    Cons

    the management, attendance policy, work/home life. the company policy is we are all liabilities and to find a way to cut costs and jobs

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    2 people found this review helpful
  6. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Good company

    Jan 16, 2021 - Freight Conductor in Livonia, LA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good company pay is good once you are done with training and working on your own.

    Cons

    Working on call for the first couple of years while you gain seniority

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  7. 2.0
    Current Employee

    Not so good

    Jan 17, 2021 - Freight Conductor 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Can make a decent living

    Cons

    Not compensated enough for time away

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    2 people found this review helpful
  8. 2.0
    Current Employee

    Expect to get laid off

    Jan 15, 2021 - Conductor/Freight in Kansas City, MO
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great pay and retirement benefits

    Cons

    3 layoffs in seven years

    2 people found this review helpful
  9. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Good company

    Dec 9, 2020 - Freight Conductor in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great company to work for great benefits

    Cons

    Needs to be more organized at times.

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  10. 1.0
    Current Employee

    Don't do it.

    Jan 22, 2021 - Freight Train Conductor in Fort Worth, TX
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Benefits that they are slowly taking away from us

    Cons

    Constantly telling you technology is going to replace you and they are excited for it.

    4 people found this review helpful
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