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Not so great.

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Former Employee - Systems Analyst  in  Austin, TX
Former Employee - Systems Analyst in Austin, TX

Pros

People are great and friendly.

Cons

Management can be a bit overwhelming with unrealistic deadlines. Lack of opportunities for advancement.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Please place realistic deadlines for huge projects.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook

Other reviews for TxDOT

  1.  

    Long term potential if you aren't interested in much advancement or money, unless you are a civil engineer.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    Pros

    Lots of time off potential, especially since they don't pay overtime, and instead earn comp time. If you get fired then you did something completely stupid and unethical because nobody loses their job. Close knit working environment and friendly people. Great place to get career experience to move on elsewhere. Even though the pay is bad, the benefits are pretty good.

    Cons

    The pay. If you are not a CIVIL engineer it's pretty much a dead end place to work. Even for non-engineering positions TxDOT tends to hire engineers for. Upper administration makes decent money but regular employees don't. Management doesn't allow much decision making from regular employees and discourages it. The only potential to become a manager is if someone dies or retires. You are an enemy of the public and the media.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give employees some decision making ability which encourages ingenuity. Something needs to be done about the pay because those benefits that you use to retain people are getting more and more expensive but the pay isn't going up to help.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
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    fair

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    Current Employee - Engineering Tech V  in  Gainesville, GA
    Current Employee - Engineering Tech V in Gainesville, GA

    Pros

    if you are in the right position you can spend a lot of time with your family

    Cons

    If you are not management or a engineer you do not make any money

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    pay us more

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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