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Updated Jan 24, 2023

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Found 2,521 of over 3K reviews

2.1
18%
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13%
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Union Pacific President & CEO Lance Fritz
Lance Fritz
1,433 Ratings

Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "The pay is good and despite the slow erosion of benefits they are still good.(in 387 reviews)
  • "Good benefits (although insurance is going downhill in recent years by getting more expensive and having higher deductibles.)(in 385 reviews)
  • "Good benefits and retirement (until it gets privatized)(in 110 reviews)
  • "Great people and potential for life long associates(in 94 reviews)
  • "Good salary and used to be safe long term employment(in 61 reviews)
Cons
  • "Poor management make too many knee jerk decisions at the expense of employee satisfaction and long term employment(in 168 reviews)
  • "must return all call regardless if they leave a message all hours .. no work life balance.(in 126 reviews)
  • "Layoffs are common(in 83 reviews)
  • "work Very long hours and over time(in 72 reviews)
  • "Another manager accused my foreman of me of not crossing track correctly even after he said he was to far away to really see us.(in 72 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Cit in training

    Dec 4, 2022 - Conductor in Portland, OR
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great opertunity make the most of it

    Cons

    Not for everyone . Go getters not family matters

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  2. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Union Pacific

    Jan 23, 2023 - Political Director in Washington, DC
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Supportive leadership both in DC and Omaha

    Cons

    Large companies can be tough to navigate

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  3. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

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    Jan 23, 2023 - Conductor in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great pay and great benefits.

    Cons

    Doesn't have a good work life balance.

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  4. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    High Pay Lot of work

    Jan 18, 2023 - Mechanical Maintenance Manager in Fort Worth, TX
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Pay Benefits Advancement Education Travel

    Cons

    Travel Work/Life Balance Dangerous Schedule

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  5. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Good Place to Work

    Jan 11, 2023 - Financial Analyst in Omaha, NE
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Competitive pay Good people Upward mobility

    Cons

    There can sometimes be a stressful work environment to meet deadlines

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good company, slow but innovative!

    Jan 11, 2023 - Product Owner 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great management, learning opportunities, and room for growth.

    Cons

    Slow moving processes and legacy systems.

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  7. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Decent company

    Jan 10, 2023 - Senior Systems Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Work life balance is decent

    Cons

    Low salary compared to others in field

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