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"Favoritism run AMOK + engineers rule supreme."

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Process Inspector in Austin, TX
Current Employee - Process Inspector in Austin, TX
Doesn't Recommend

Pros

TxDOT offers a good benefits package, ample vacation/sick time, and a stable job where you could feasibly work for the rest of your working life.

Cons

TxDOT, even though a PUBLIC sector company, fancies itself an engineering firm. This having been said, if you are not following an educational civil engineering path you can all but forget about career advancement. Important areas such as IT, accounting, and Business Admin. are secondary and even tertiary to engineering. Also, performance takes a backseat to preference when it comes to fair performance evaluations. If you ask questions be prepared to one day take a knife out of your back.

Advice to Management

There is a reason TxDOT is getting such a bad rap and it's not because of the regular employees. Retirees are leaving in record amounts. My advice is just because you have a title does not mean you are ENTITLED. Just like the independent audit stated recently "start rewarding the performers and stop ignoring the problem makers". If, in fact, we are supposed to provide topnotch service to the public, such service needs to start in-house.

Other Employee Reviews for TxDOT

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to learn"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Very diverse company with Great Benefits, Competitive Pay and a variety of different career options in professional, technical, and support.

    Cons

    Long work hours at times with no overtime available.
    Opportunity for growth is limited when compared with the private sector.

    Advice to Management

    Work more to improve performance among and moral among employees.
    Give more detailed end of the year performance reviews with ways to improve.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Office manager 24 yrs"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Benefits, hours,location, employees,holidays, vacation, sick leave

    Cons

    political, buddy system, no team work,


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