Good Luck working for norfolk southern is ok if you like being a slave. I've seen strong looking guys with military backgrounds fall by the wayside, so to speak, and I've seen short, chubby guys blossom into real good conductors. We have called information trying to get a number for Norfolk Southern. Thank You very much for the info. So far this thread isn't negative, but, I felt I had to comment.
Your score is then compared to those of other applicants against the average score. Do you have any experience that is similar in responsibility? Do you get an email confirming they received your app and resume? Say you are still off duty and need to report this break of your required rest time. Hey Rahul, You should do your homework on the company, overview and formulate some questions as such. I have been invited for an interview on January 4 th. I know that, as a railroader, one has to be able to do extremely physical work, it's reality, and perhaps switching out cars when the snow is blowing and it's -10 degrees is no picnic, but certainly there are aspects to the job that are likeable, right? I personally enjoy my job. Norfolk Southern is seeking applicants to fill positions as train conductors in the Harrisburg region.
Now the only other applications I got out there are with Florida East Cost. His next training assignment was on a through freight out of Columbia, S. You must be able to perform several tasks that require pulling, controlling and climbing on and off equipment. Well, perhaps I am off base here but, I just thought I would put in my 2 cents. If so, you will most likely encounter the hiring hurdle of a Norfolk Southern assessment test.
Any relatives who worked on the railroad would be worth mentioning my two cents. He became so disruptive that the train stopped so he could be put on a van and taken back to Columbia. That alone is so worth the job itself. Now I know all companies have issues. I heard the test was difficult. I spent all day reading several areas of that site and I found it to be a great investment in time. Remember, you not only need to sell yourself as to how you can offer something good to Norfolk Southern, but you also need to make the interviewer comfortable with you.
Ok group, got a new situation… Just finished up a 30 minute phone interview with Canadian Pacific. Lee surrendered at Appomattox, the railroad has fancied itself as a quasi-military organization. Don't fret when they say your weekends are all but gone. If you play dumb and ignorant which is all they seem to hire down here in this area nowadays , you'll move on to the interview. The we own you mentality is something to be desired! What type of math test is it? It's a very unique job and not for everyone. They basically ask if you know what your getting into, and reiterate the stress and lifestyle change you'll be making if you get the job. I want to send a special thank you to Steve F for the YardLimits.
After reviewing your application, we would like to invite you to participate in the next step of our recruiting process. Well, perhaps I am off base here but, I just thought I would put in my 2 cents. Monkey 130241 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania said: I was notified by email, also it is supposed to be a reruiting session i was invited to. I have no problem passing any of these with flying colors. I like working outdoors and traveling, that's why I chose this line of work. At my last job, I didn't like the people I worked for, and the job 9-1-1 Operator in the ghetto had it's bad times, but, I did like the people I worked with, and we had a great time on our shift, despite the crap that went on.
Most notifications are sent to your email account on file. Just be consistant with your answers. The assessments typically take one to one and a half hours to complete. This job leads to becoming a locomotive engineer. I think that this comes from that fact that I have been unemployed for some time now and the frustration of constant rejection in my search to provide for the family is really taking its toll.
. Dont go in there telling everyone about your Trains. Applicants can log in to the Careers website to monitor application status and update profiles. You will have 15 minutes to complete approximately 47 questions. I was told last thursday that I passed all tests. Rehearsing the questions you are likely to be asked along with your responses prior your interview will help ease your mind and nerves during the process.
He had been assigned to a local at first and everything seemed okay. The test is about how many questions you can get right, not the wrong ones. I am in no way trying to discourage this person from persuing this career. Those of us who understand, know that railroading is tough work, and the railroads can be a beast to work for, but then, so can any company. Watch this video to learn more.
Go dressed nice,not work clothes. Do you strongly agree, agree, in between, disagree or strongly disagree simply. Sincerely, Human Resources Norfolk Southern I really don't understand this one. The term was not meant as an accolade. How well you do on this exam will determine whether or not you will get to the interview.