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Maryland State Highway Administration Reviews

Updated August 6, 2018
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  1. "Great benefits and working environment"

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    Current Employee - Real Property Specialist I in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Real Property Specialist I in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Maryland State Highway Administration full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits
    Interesting work, unique experience

    Cons

    Pay is below market compared to other entry level jobs


  2. "Average"

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

    I have been working at Maryland State Highway Administration full-time

    Pros

    Great health benefits, room for advancement

    Cons

    Pay is nowhere near competitive and morale is low

  3. "Wonderful Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The work environment is nice. The colleagues are friendly and enjoy helping others. You won't be forced to work more than 8 hours per day or work on weekends.

    Cons

    You are not allowed to do other things (i.e., talk to colleagues) except work. The resources are limited such as some software packages.


  4. "Realty Specialist "Really""

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

    I have been working at Maryland State Highway Administration full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Every Holiday "Off", my co-workers, and you can set your own work hours

    Cons

    Micro-management, low pay, cattie, gossipy and annoying.

    Advice to Management

    Know your employees and utilize them for what they are worth.


  5. "No Promotions based on merit"

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    Current Employee - HS Manager in Hanover, MD
    Current Employee - HS Manager in Hanover, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Maryland State Highway Administration full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Engineering excellence, government regulations apply, transportation system

    Cons

    Worst HR in government, no promotions, education not considered for promotions, engineers make terrible managers

    Advice to Management

    ReTrain engineers who make it to management, Hire educated people, promote from within


  6. "Personnel Administrator"

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

    I worked at Maryland State Highway Administration full-time

    Pros

    Staff and open door policy of most managers

    Cons

    Limited opportunities for flexibility in scheduling


  7. "Great place"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Intern in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Maryland State Highway Administration full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Big company, great for future.

    Cons

    Nah. Just not enough space for rest.

  8. "Intern at SHA"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Maryland State Highway Administration full-time

    Pros

    Great environment. Everyone is friendly. Work is not overwhelming

    Cons

    Low pay compared to other engineering interns.

    Advice to Management

    Let the interns shadow you more.


  9. "Settlement coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Generous leave and insurance, located in the middle of the city

    Cons

    Bias management, there is definitely favoritism and office politics constantly going on.

    Advice to Management

    NA


  10. "Depressing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Maryland State Highway Administration full-time

    Pros

    Not many. Very large organization. People individually are kind but easy to feel lost in large bureaucracy. Location is sketchy.

    Cons

    Dirty work environment. Lots of deadwood that should be thinned out. Very difficult to make an effective difference.

    Advice to Management

    Pay more attention to workers concerns.


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