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Tennessee Department of Transportation Reviews

Updated Jul 27, 2019

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Gerald F. Nicely
14 Ratings
  1. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Nashville, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tennessee Department of Transportation full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Family atmosphere Friendly employees weekends off holidays off

    Cons

    I don't have any cons

    Advice to Management

    Always communicate with your employees

    Tennessee Department of Transportation2019-07-27
  2. "Good Starting Job"

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    Former Employee - Operations District Specialist 

    I worked at Tennessee Department of Transportation full-time

    Pros

    Fair hours, work truck, decent pay, good benefits

    Cons

    Boring, travel for work, on and off work tempo, no mentoring

    Tennessee Department of Transportation2019-06-27
  3. "Environmental Studies Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Environmental Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Tennessee Department of Transportation for more than a year

    Pros

    Great team. Nice hours. Doing something you care about.

    Cons

    The transition feom private to government takes getting use to.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the passion in field going.

    Tennessee Department of Transportation2019-05-14
  4. "Great employer"

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    Current Employee - Technician in Clarksville, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tennessee Department of Transportation for more than a year

    Pros

    Everyone is like family, great bunch of people

    Cons

    None that I have seen yet

    Tennessee Department of Transportation2018-12-02
  5. "Transportation Project Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    Great for first engineering job, good work balance, friendly coworkers, laid back environment

    Cons

    as a designer a lot of the decisions concerning the layout of a project have been decided for you before you ever get a chance to look at it.

    Tennessee Department of Transportation2018-10-02
  6. "Good place to work. Low stress"

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

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

    Pros

    I like my coworkers and the security is nice

    Cons

    Lots of nepotism, and no chance of advancement if you're not liked.

    Tennessee Department of Transportation2018-08-29
  7. "Administrative Services Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Services Assistant in Knoxville, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tennessee Department of Transportation full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people. Care about each other. Enjoyable work environment.

    Cons

    Lower starting salary than I’d hoped but in live with daily job duties.

    Tennessee Department of Transportation2018-05-19
  8. "TDOT Trans Program Monitor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Tennessee Department of Transportation full-time

    Pros

    Decent benefits as well as work hours

    Cons

    Poor Management, good ole boy system

    Tennessee Department of Transportation2018-05-21
  9. "Love it Here"

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    Current Employee - TDOT TMC in Chattanooga, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tennessee Department of Transportation full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great benefits and pension plans.

    Cons

    Not too many cons. This is a great place to work.

    Tennessee Department of Transportation2018-02-27
  10. "Administrative Services Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Tennessee Department of Transportation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Downtown location is a great value

    Cons

    No alternative work environment even when available

    Tennessee Department of Transportation2018-02-14
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