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good pay .. shift work available … careful with culture ,, hard physical job
uniform supplied ……

career opportunities ……………………………………………………………………………………...
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Sydneytrains has no work life balance. You have to come to work two full weekends every of four weeks. Make you live away from home for two weeks straight never get to see your family. A lot of workers get divorced because of this
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not many
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During my time working at Sydney Trains
I have had many challenges with the projects i have undertaken and successfully handle them and delivered on time.
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Very nice people, know how to work together.
Have a togetherness culture. Many proud at their work.

However, some management rules are causing frustration and instability - Limit contractors to 3 years, tap on and off, no WFH for contractors.
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People
Cons
Strict management rules
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Sydney Trains Staff are friendly and helpful, the Maintenance Centre I was working at, was a really good place to work, the facilities are always clean. I would recommend working for Sydney Trains.
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The days were always busy with new challenges to keep you interested and motivated.
Learning new systems was exciting and the team culture was very supportive.

I would go back in a heart beat.
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Actual had a coworker refuse to shake my hand in front of supplier saying he didn't shake hands with woman. When complaining my business unit manager actually reprimanded me for being culturally insensitive. Bid boys club. A uck in the past. Many people promoted way beyond their ability.
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State government pay rates are generous
Cons
Gender discrimination rife, nepotism rife
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A place where beaurocracy trumps common sense and business logic. This place needs a management overhaul. The atmosphere is very sullen and environment is non collaborative.
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I enjoy the work but the job security or follow on at the end of a project is not secure.
The work has been at time hands on which I enjoy,I believe the challenges of maintaining various work sites is competitive and some contractors really know their work where as others dont and that is why the challenge of showing them/ telling them the right way is something i enjoy. Safety first and production.
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Enjoyable to work with winning team. Good training and flexibility. Safety culture is very great. Process policy are difficult for an outsider. Good proejct methdology.
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Divided unfriendly culture
Unions against Management

Hard to inject change & improvement

Salary packages & guaranteed annual increases are what people stick around for.
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Sydney Trains is a good place to work because it currently has a several new projects in the pipeline. There is a respectul culture and there is strong management support to build a deep-rooted safety culture.
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Generally enjoyable, work. Training is good. Higher than normal salary. Well trained staff. Free travel. Very good procedures and quality systems. Would recommend.
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Challenging old school culture that is difficult to manage. The organization is 15 years behind the new ways of management. Very much a command and control environment with some old fashioned boys club mentality.
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No day is the same, great job, great life, great people, plenty of opportunity to advance forward, i would highly recommend working here to anyone who is keen
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I worked 18 and a half years and now I’m trying too get a start again after taking redundancy 4 years ago. I liked the job and hope I get a restart soon.
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i was apply the role but the role does not what on PD
also the manager think they know much about the role actually they are also new

the role totally opposite of what I applied for and also i was not told or transparent about who do I report

at the end of the day they just said not performed well but they did not look the KPI or performance from other team members when they dislike you.. you out of the game... disappointing to join sydney trains teams at clyde
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Fun to work with where people with different personalities are gathered working towards common goal. Helping and sharing each other. However, security and stability of work has been questionable across the organization.
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Nice people and a good culture. Government restructuring makes everyone a bit uneasy. Tendency towards contractors in many positions. Great safety training and initiatives.
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Daily would clean the platforms and stairs etc. hardest part would be the rotating roster. Overall good place to work but wasn’t the right fit for me after a while.
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Sydney Train has fantastic close knit team and Senior Leadership team who support and recognise their employee.
I have learnt end to end of Procurement .
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