Norfolk Southern Corporation

Industry: Air and Rail Transportation

About Norfolk Southern Corporation

Norfolk Southern Corporation is one of the nation's premier transportation companies. Norfolk Southern operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East.

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

Construction Technicians

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Perform tasks involving physical labor at building, highway, and heavy construction projects, tunnel and shaft excavations, and demolition sites. May operate hand and power tools of all types: air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, clean up rubble and debris, and remove asbestos, lead, and other hazardous waste materials. May assist other craft workers.

Top Degrees

Accounting

A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.