LA County Department of Public Works

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Updated Jun 30, 2014

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    Good experience if you get in the right place

    Associate Civil Engineer (Current Employee) Alhambra, CA

    ProsI have been fortunate enough to get to work on very exciting projects with great people. Pay and benefits are great.

    ConsI have heard there are many unmotivated poor workings so it could be difficult having them work for you. Growth is very slow here.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    comfortably numb

    Senior Civil Engineering Assistant (Current Employee) Alhambra, CA

    Prosgreat salary. pays overtime. work mon - thur 10 hours a day, so we have 3 day weekends every weekend. Opportunity for rotation to learn a little from different divisons

    ConsBoring and not challenging. You don't really do any engineering work. When it comes time for the PE exam, you forget mostly everything you learned in college.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe open for ideas. Do not overwork your employees.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    great

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Los Angeles, CA

    Prosgreat people. generous staff. supportive.

    Constoo many furlough days for employees.

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    Great work place, but the hiring freeze has got to go!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat work environment, benefits, people.

    ConsHiring freeze is preventing the county to find more talented individuals.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    its been consistent

    Engineer (Current Employee)

    Prosstable employment, good experience helping business comply with regulations, good medical, dental, and vision benefits; good retirement options, closeness to home

    Consit becomes monotonous very fast, management is using outdated computers, software, resources, salary increments are rare, need to rotate engineers to other departments to gain more experience

    Advice to Senior Managementit becomes monotonous very fast, management is using outdated computers, software, resources, salary increments are rare, need to rotate engineers to other departments to gain more experience

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsVery friendly environment to work it.

    ConsSuperior is not here when you have a question to ask.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to provide more opportunities for recent graduates.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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