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Fort Worth, TX (US)
10000+ employees
1849
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Rail Freight
€5 to €10 billion (EUR) per year
Competitors

Norfolk Southern, Canadian Pacific Railway, Kansas City Southern

BNSF Railway operates one of the largest railroad networks in North America. The company provides freight transportation over a network of about 32,000 route miles of track across two-thirds of the western US and two provinces in Canada. BNSF operates a fleet of about ... Read more

BNSF Railway Reviews

  • "Not the normal 9-5"

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    Former Employee - Rail Road Conductor in Billings, MT (US)
    Former Employee - Rail Road Conductor in Billings, MT (US)

    I worked at BNSF Railway full-time

    Pros

    Good pay. With some seniority cones time off.

    Cons

    No set work schedule. On call.

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BNSF Railway Photos

BNSF Railway photo of: railyard
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BNSF Railway photo of: My boy's waiting for the train...Everyday!
BNSF Railway photo of: Washout
BNSF Railway photo of: Working the Canyon Subdivision is beautiful!
BNSF Railway photo of: Replacing Rail
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BNSF Railway Interviews

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Getting an Interview

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    Trainee Program Interview

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    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at BNSF Railway.

    Interview

    I did a virtual interview where a question popped up and I had 1 minute to record myself before it was submitted. You got 30 seconds to think how you answer the question.

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Company Updates

  • BNSF proudly hires military veterans. Our military recruiter John Wesley led an online discussion with http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIGfC about opportunities for veterans with the railroad. It's packed with information for military members approaching their transition date.

    How to Get Hired at BNSF | G.I. Jobs

    Bri Phillis, digital marketing manager for G.I. Jobs, interviewed John Wesley, manager of military staffing at BNSF, to learn what it takes to get hired at BNSF.

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BNSF Railway Awards & Accolades

  • Top 50 STEM Workplaces, American Indian Science and Engineering Society, 2018
  • Best Employer For New Graduates in America, Forbes Magazine, 2019
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