Industry: Air & Rail Transportation

About Amtrak

The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Amtrak, is a corporation striving to deliver a high quality, safe, on-time rail passenger service that exceeds customer expectations. Amtrak employs more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. We seek qualified, dedicated professionals with demonstrated work experience and/or relevant skills to join our team.

Military Friendly Ratings

We rate how Military Friendly® an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The ratings below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly®.

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Why Work at the Company?

Amtrak is an excellent place for veterans to work because we understand their value to the business, military employees bring their leadership, reliability and high-tech skills to America's Railroad. Our leadership embraces veteran employees and understand that they are a great resource to the operation of America's Railroad. Amtrak invests in our veteran employees, and we have integrated many new programs to ensure their transition is seamless. We have implemented a robust Veterans Employee Resource Group and have been the first railroad company to have a nationally certified Post 9/11 GI Bill program for our craft employees. Recently we have approved a world-class Military Leave Program for our Guard and Reserve employees. We grant up to 20 days PTO.

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Air Traffic Controller

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to air-traffic management and control, usually with additional training at the FAA Flight Control Center in a cooperative education program. Includes instruction in flight control, the use of radar and electronic scanning devices, plotting of flights, radio communication, interpretation of weather conditions affecting flights, flight instrumentation used by pilots, and maintenance of flight-control center or control-tower log books.