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TxDOT Reviews

Updated May 18, 2017
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  1. "Summer Engineer Intern"

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    Former Intern - Summer Engineer in Odessa, TX
    Former Intern - Summer Engineer in Odessa, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at TxDOT as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly
    Knowledgeable
    Accommodating
    You Learn a lot for your career

    Cons

    Only for Summer
    Hot
    Old styles for paperwork


  2. "TxDOT EIT Program"

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    Current Employee - Engineering Assistant
    Current Employee - Engineering Assistant
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits, retirement / pension plan, time off, training both class room style and hands on, great co-workers.helpful in obtaining PE license.

    Cons

    Pay isn't as great as the private sector, lack of leadership within the office at times, lack of staff due to hiring freezes.


  3. "Helpdesk"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at TxDOT as a contractor

    Pros

    I loved working with my fellow colleagues.

    Cons

    I had no issues at all.

    Advice to Management

    My manager was a great leader.


  4. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at TxDOT full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits and great people to work with

    Cons

    Not many advancement opportunities available


  5. "Great if plan on being there awhile"

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    Former Employee - General Maintenance Technician I in Ralls, TX
    Former Employee - General Maintenance Technician I in Ralls, TX
    Recommends

    I worked at TxDOT (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay
    Good training
    Great insurance/dental/vision plans

    Cons

    Pay is monthly
    Have to wait awhile for any career advancement.

    Advice to Management

    Offer more training to whom who want it more.


  6. "Airport planner"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits, allowing telecommunicating now

    Cons

    Limited advancement opportunities within the division


  7. "Engineering tech"

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    Current Employee - Engineering Technician in Graham, TX
    Current Employee - Engineering Technician in Graham, TX

    I have been working at TxDOT full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great advancement opportunity and safety program

    Cons

    Upper management can be fickle


  8. "Inspector"

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

    I have been working at TxDOT full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits flexible work schedule

    Cons

    Pay isn't great some of the supervisor aren't very good

    Advice to Management

    Give more raised where you feel that there is a possibility of moving up in the organization


  9. "Great stable job with good benefits"

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    Former Employee - Video Producer in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Video Producer in Austin, TX
    Recommends

    I worked at TxDOT (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The benefits and pay are hard to match in the public sector. It's not a sexy place to work, but it happens to be the most progressive government agency I've every been associated with. The people I worked with made it great for me.

    Cons

    You have to deal with the many policies, procedures, and politics that come along with government work.


  10. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at TxDOT full-time

    Pros

    Awesome training. TxDOT really invest in training their employees. Great Young Engineers program. TxDOT pays for all classes and material to receive your FE & PE. Great people to with.

    Cons

    Not to many cons. company still uses a lot of paper and is transferring into the digital age.


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