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Interested in working for the railroad? This section gives a general overview of industry requirements, disqualifying factors, and employee attributes. As with any business, all railroads have hiring requirements specific to their company. For questions about hiring guidelines, prospective candidates should contact the company with which they seek future employment.
While you do not need to meet these requirements to take NARS’ railroad courses, you will need to meet them if you’re looking for a job at a railroad company once you have completed our program(s).
Applicants for railroad employment may be disapproved for any of the following:
EEOC recommendations for considering whether a particular conviction should serve to automatically disqualify an applicant are as follows:
In our experience, a successful railroad worker will: