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Trinity Industries Reviews

Updated October 7, 2017
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Pros
  • Great benefits and pay and supervisors (in 7 reviews)

  • Good pay and a bunch of good hard working guys (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • long hours, exposure to elements (in 10 reviews)

  • Still old school and could set them up for lawsuits re: discrimination and intimidation (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Accounting"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistance in Ferris, TX
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistance in Ferris, TX

    I worked at Trinity Industries full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefit , flexible hours

    Cons

    Manager lets you do what ever. We have employees sleeping at their desk. Manager don't say anything.

    Advice to Management

    None no advancement opportunities


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Great stepping stone for a career"

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    Former Employee - Cost Analyst in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Cost Analyst in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Trinity Industries full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Team oriented | Great place to start your career | Plenty of vacation time and sick time | Visibility with upper management | Managers are all very approachable and provide excellent mentorship

    Cons

    "Old Boys Club" | Older company that is set in its ways on many things | Nepotistic; some undeserving, unskilled employees will get promotions over others that are more deserving based on who they know | Cyclical business model, the company goes through downturns every 6-7 years, causing stress for employees due to thinking they will be laid off. | Non-monetary benefits are less progressive than other companies in the DFW area

    Advice to Management

    Take the exit interviews of younger employees seriously if you want to retain and attract younger talent.

    Trinity Industries Response

    Aug 14, 2017 – Trinity Industries

    Thank you for providing feedback on your experience working here and the overall positive rating. We will share your thoughts with the appropriate leaders.

  3. "secure"

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    Current Employee - Security Officer in Ashland City, TN
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Ashland City, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Trinity Industries part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    great job. great co workers

    Cons

    just the drive and i'm only part time and no benefits for part timer


  4. "Legal consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Trinity Industries full-time

    Pros

    Nothing positive. Regular nine to five work day

    Cons

    Career killer. Bunch of high school drop outs posing as professionals.

    Advice to Management

    Stay away from their negativity and hate. You can do better elsewhere.

    Trinity Industries Response

    Aug 14, 2017 – Trinity Industries

    We are sorry you had a bad experience. Thank you for leaving feedback for us.


  5. "Welder"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Girard, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Girard, OH
    Recommends

    I worked at Trinity Industries full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fast paced work environment. Never bored

    Cons

    Management doesn't talk to each other and you get different jobs given to you that contradict.

    Trinity Industries Response

    Aug 14, 2017 – Trinity Industries

    Thank you for the 5-star review and your dedication to welding for Trinity!


  6. "Former Employee of Trinity"

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    Former Employee - Operator in Caruthersville, MO
    Former Employee - Operator in Caruthersville, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Trinity Industries full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    you might get a good paying position

    Cons

    Seniorty and good attendance not enough, buddy buddy system is a must if you want to assure you move up or keep your job

    Advice to Management

    bust up the buddy buddy system

    Trinity Industries Response

    Aug 14, 2017 – Trinity Industries

    Thank you for your 8+ years with Trinity. We appreciate your feedback and will share it with the appropriate leaders.


  7. "Great place to work for college"

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    Former Employee - Security Officer in Navasota, TX
    Former Employee - Security Officer in Navasota, TX

    I worked at Trinity Industries part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible with your schedule. Regular pay increases.

    Cons

    The shift could be very long at times with little action.

  8. "Great!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Trinity Industries full-time

    Pros

    Great Culture, really nice people and flexible

    Cons

    Just getting started with Agile and certain other technologies that are popular outside

    Advice to Management

    Nothing that I am aware of


  9. Helpful (4)

    "Trinity Industries Tulsa"

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    Former Employee - Production Supervisor in Tulsa, OK
    Former Employee - Production Supervisor in Tulsa, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Trinity Industries full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    none sadly at this time . Once was a fantastic place to work .

    Cons

    Poor new management , leadership believes in leading by fear , overworked , hostile work environment .

    Advice to Management

    Needs new management, when the current does not care about the people and only cares about threatening them with their jobs supervisors will follow suit , which is the case as of end of April . Overhaul in order . Sad when you break what was not broken. Once was a fantastic place to work with caring management in place .


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Cost Accountant in Beaumont, TX
    Former Employee - Cost Accountant in Beaumont, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Trinity Industries full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Trinity provides competitive pay. You will have a lot of exposure to other plants and other areas that you might not normally get at large companies.

    Cons

    Sometimes trinity can overwork you. Don't be surprised if you are asked to do things that are outside of your current job description.

    Advice to Management

    Make an effort to thank your employees for the work they do

    Trinity Industries Response

    Aug 14, 2017 – Trinity Industries

    Thank you for the review and your time (5+ years!) with Trinity.


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