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Colorado Department of Transportation Reviews

Updated November 9, 2017
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Colorado Department of Transportation Executive Director Shailen P. Bhatt
Shailen P. Bhatt
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  1. "Admin Asst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Colorado Department of Transportation full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great group of people and its interesting to learn about what goes on in the field with engineers.

    Cons

    Pay is lower than the private market, but benefits are good.


  2. "Slow Internship"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    I worked with nice people, and the work I got to do was meaningful.

    Cons

    There was not nearly enough work to do.

  3. "Professional Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Colorado Department of Transportation full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits in health and retirement.

    Cons

    Low pay compared to industry

    Advice to Management

    Increase salaries commensurate with industry


  4. "CDOT"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Analyst in Denver, CO
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Colorado Department of Transportation full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great Benefits, good work-life balance, perfect for someone not looking for advancement or a challenging environment

    Cons

    Poor leadership, very little mobility, not a rewarding environment for strong performance, low compensation relative to competing employers

    Advice to Management

    Leadership is very disconnected from lower-level management and employees, lot of lip-service from executives


  5. "Communication"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Colorado Department of Transportation full-time

    Pros

    Job Security is a comforting thing.

    Cons

    Lack of Vision by people who are secure.


  6. "Process Improvement Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Colorado Department of Transportation full-time

    Pros

    Leadership shows clear support for staff!

    Cons

    I do not have any recommendations.

    Advice to Management

    Keep reaching out to front-line workers and offering support.


  7. "Relaxing Job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Colorado Department of Transportation full-time

    Pros

    Nice people. Very relaxed environment.

    Cons

    Government Job... everything is a disaster as far as trying to get work done effectively.

  8. "Lack of Leadership"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Colorado Department of Transportation full-time

    Pros

    Challenging work, new adventure daily

    Cons

    Lack of leadership and direction. Too many "special" items that are never spoken of. You must be a mind reader to know everything that is expected of you

    Advice to Management

    Communicate and actually listen to the workers. They have great ideas


  9. "Good place to be but so slow"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Colorado Department of Transportation full-time

    Pros

    Good people
    easy pace of work
    great work life balance
    great benefits

    Cons

    Poor Pay
    Lots of Bureaucracy
    Slow pace of business

    Advice to Management

    diversify your staff and seek input from people that aren't just senior managers.


  10. "CDOT TM1"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Colorado Department of Transportation full-time

    Pros

    Steady work with good benifits

    Cons

    some employees of large organizations will always have bad attitudes


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