Norfolk Southern Corporation

Industry: Air & Rail Transportation

About Norfolk Southern Corporation

Norfolk Southern Corporation is one of the nation's premier transportation companies specializing in freight railroading. We operate approximately 20,000 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serve every major container port in the eastern United States, and provide efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern has the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal and industrial products. We are a team of more than 27,000 employees working together to maintain our reputation as 'The Thoroughbred of Transportation.'

Military Friendly Ratings

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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?

With technical training, leadership abilities, and experience gained through military service, veterans possess skills that translate well into railroad jobs. They also bring work traits essential to railroad operations — safety, teamwork, and dedication to duty. Norfolk Southern offers training programs to help veterans with management experience move into supervisory roles.

Top Jobs

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Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul trucks, buses, and all types of diesel engines. Includes mechanics working primarily with automobile diesel engines.

Top Degrees

Building/Construction Site Management/Manager

A program that prepares individuals to supervise, manage, and inspect construction sites, buildings, and associated facilities. Includes instruction in site safety, personnel supervision, labor relations, diversity training, construction documentation, scheduling, resource and cost control, bid strategies, rework prevention, construction insurance and bonding, accident management and investigation, applicable law and regulations, and communication skills.