Sydney Trains Reviews

Updated Jul 22, 2021

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4.0
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Pros
  • "Good opportunity flexible working and supportive(in 9 reviews)

  • "Good Pay, and work life balance(in 8 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Shift work it affects family life(in 9 reviews)

  • "Personally I think Sydney trains beats London Underground hands down (but biased though)(in 5 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Company

      Jul 6, 2021 - Area Controller in Sydenham
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great work life balance over the years

      Cons

      high stress environment to to the high turn over of upper management.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good place to work

      Jul 22, 2021 - Senior Lawyer in Sydney
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Good people, not micro-managed, good benefits.

      Cons

      Some things are quite bureaucratic. Worked long hours for a government agency.

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      A whole lot of shift work

      Jul 17, 2021 - Area Controller in Granville
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Government benefits and overtime bonuses

      Cons

      Safety critical role meaning a lot of stakes

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Culture is changing slowly

      Jul 14, 2021 - Data Engineer in Caringbah
      Recommend
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      Pros

      You can carve out any career path for yourself with enough self motivation. There are many opportunities in such a large organisation, and an increasing focus on innovation and innovative ideas.

      Cons

      A lot of bureaucracy, especially around financing your brilliant ideas. You will need to network actively to get the best opportunities as there is no formal internal mentoring program.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Organisation

      Jun 21, 2021 - TrainService in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      A wide transport network of NSW. Plenty of Growth Opportunities.

      Cons

      Because of big organisation. Sometimes things move slowly.

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee

      CSA

      Jul 18, 2021 - CSA - Customer Service Associate in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good salary, environment is good

      Cons

      No work life balance in roaster

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great organization

      Jun 4, 2021 - Senior Electrical Engineer in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Best place to learn about railway engineering

      Cons

      Can be repetitive, will need to constantly seek out new opportunities to not get pigeonholed.

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to work

      Jul 5, 2021 - Business Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great environment, excellent culture, good opportunities

      Cons

      Gets very busy at times

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Stable Employer

      May 27, 2021 - Manager in Mortdale
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Close to home. Government employer, investing in the future

      Cons

      Large organisation with legacy cultures

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Effective

      May 16, 2021 - Engineer 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Development pathways available to all staff

      Cons

      Inertia of previous management cycles

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