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TECO-Westinghouse Reviews

Updated August 9, 2017
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  1. "Maintenance technician"

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    Former Employee - Maintenance Technician in Round Rock, TX
    Former Employee - Maintenance Technician in Round Rock, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at TECO-Westinghouse full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Air conditioned facility and good people

    Cons

    Keep trying to re-locate plant to China

    Advice to Management

    Remove the dead weight in upper management


  2. "TWMC"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Round Rock, TX
    Current Employee - Engineer in Round Rock, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at TECO-Westinghouse full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    People you work with and the bonus plan

    Cons

    Micromanagement by parent company and by new managers in engineering.

    Advice to Management

    Spend more on improving the facility, and developing employees.

  3. "Smart people without meaningful goals."

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    Current Employee - Lower Level Manager in Round Rock, TX
    Current Employee - Lower Level Manager in Round Rock, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at TECO-Westinghouse full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity to work with many smart people in the US, Canada and Mexico. Opportunity to be "hands-on" and interact with people at all levels of the organization.

    Cons

    No well defined values, meaningful vision or effort to motivate and retain employees for the long-term. Not a supportive environment.

    Advice to Management

    Lead with a clearly articulated purpose.


  4. "A day at work."

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Round Rock, TX
    Current Employee - Engineer in Round Rock, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Travel is excellent. Good manager. No micromanagement.

    Cons

    Culture. Workers do it one way. Not cutting edge. Low morale.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people with degrees.


  5. "From a Millennial"

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    Current Employee - Applications Specialist in Round Rock, TX
    Current Employee - Applications Specialist in Round Rock, TX

    I have been working at TECO-Westinghouse full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Management presents new challenges for individuals.

    Great location north of Austin.

    Truly genuine good people/ Co-Workers

    Rich company history.

    Cons

    Slow computer and software applications used daily can cause frustration.

    No true training program.

    Large generation gap for recent college graduates.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Happy I no longer work there!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Round Rock, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Round Rock, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at TECO-Westinghouse full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Medical/Dental Benefits, 401K, Great Co-Workers, In-House Cafeteria

    Cons

    Very Stressful. No organization. No communication. Employees are not appreciated. Upper Management is not supportive.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on Customer Service Department.


  7. "Teco Westinghouse"

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    Current Employee - Senior R&D Engineer Project Managing Engineer in Round Rock, TX
    Current Employee - Senior R&D Engineer Project Managing Engineer in Round Rock, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at TECO-Westinghouse (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very good company to work for.

    Cons

    I can't think of any cons.

  8. Helpful (3)

    "Badly Managed"

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    Former Employee - Senior R&D Engineer in Round Rock, TX
    Former Employee - Senior R&D Engineer in Round Rock, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at TECO-Westinghouse full-time

    Pros

    I moved 200 plus miles to work for TECO Westinghouse and was very excited to do it as I knew the companies reputation from years ago. I was very let down after only being there a couple weeks as the way things were being done, was not like I had experienced in 30 years of being an engineer. TECO Westinghouse has employees in critical positions that are just not qualified to be in those positions and the decisions those people make impacts the company deeper than I think management is even aware of.
         After pulling my children out of school to move here to work for them I was laid off after only being with the company for 5 months. I know layoffs happen and at times there is anything anyone can do about it, but I would have expected a company as old as TECO Westinghouse is to have done their homework and come to a realization that the oil and gas industry was suffering very badly and any new positions that they had open would very shortly be in trouble. They hire without thinking and put the well being of those employees at risk.
        What's even more amazing is the lack of respect they have for these employees and their families. Currently TECO Westinghouse has several positions posted to fill. They are looking to hire new employees for newly created positions. These new positions are not very experience demanding positions to say the lease. So why would a company layoff valued employees when those employees could have very easily been trained to fill one of the new positions. I know I am more than qualified to 2 of the 5 positions they have posted and I have gone online and applied for both. I have also called the HR department at TECO Westinghouse and left a message on the voicemail with two of the HR persons and 3 months later, I still have never so much as received a call from anyone. I would not suggest anyone fill these positions because in my professional experience, this company is on it's way out and anyone and everyone working for TECO Westinghouse will eventually be without a job.

    Cons

    They claim they have great benefits. They don't. They are very average benefits.

    Advice to Management

    Spend some time doing some research. Know your market. You hired me months after the oil and gas industry took it's bad dive and this is the biggest part of your business, but you still moved me and my family 200 plus miles away from my family and friends that could assist me to an area where these is no work. THINK! THINK! THINK!


  9. "Company is going downhill quickly"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Round Rock, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Round Rock, TX
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at TECO-Westinghouse full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The fact they paid profit sharing in challenging years

    Cons

    They are promoting employees without the qualifications to be in the new positions. They are changing and not for the better.

    Advice to Management

    As you are about to be sued for failing to following company policies, I would recommend that process to begin.


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Honest Opinion"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Engineer in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at TECO-Westinghouse full-time

    Pros

    The environment is semi laid back. People are friendly and are willing to help you succeed. Benefits are good and overall work culture is positive.

    Cons

    It's hard to move vertically within the company. Company seems micro-managed to a level where you feel like you're back in school.


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