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Virginia Department of Transportation Reviews

Updated January 20, 2018
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Virginia Department of Transportation Commissioner Charles Kilpatrick
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Pros
  • good benefits, nice people, work/life balance (in 6 reviews)

  • People are great and the benefits are excellent (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • salary usually lower than in private sector, not challenging enough (in 4 reviews)

  • 23% behind private sector in pay (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Internship"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Leaned a lot about Trafficking Engineering

    Cons

    There are no cons for this job.

    Advice to Management

    Keep of the good work.


  2. "Lead systems administrator"

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    Current Employee - TOC - Lead Systems Administrator in Woodbridge, VA
    Current Employee - TOC - Lead Systems Administrator in Woodbridge, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Virginia Department of Transportation full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    team players, leader, accountable for my act and performance, best decision making and judgment.

    Cons

    work life balance, work so much to the extent sometimes I refuse to go home until the task at hand is completed

    Advice to Management

    help management reach set goals

  3. "CDP Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Cross Training in Multiple Departments

    Cons

    Work is Done at a Slow Pace


  4. "Full of opportunity"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    They have a career portal that is highly encouraged.

    Cons

    Limited acces to training for part time employees

    Advice to Management

    Open up training to part time employees


  5. "Roadway design tech"

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    Current Employee - Roadway Design Tech in Fairfield, VA
    Current Employee - Roadway Design Tech in Fairfield, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Virginia Department of Transportation full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    It's an incredible job with great benefits

    Cons

    It can be very different

    Advice to Management

    I really like it


  6. "Facilities"

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

    I worked at Virginia Department of Transportation full-time

    Pros

    Family oriented, excellent management, awesome director, laid back.

    Cons

    Too many contractor job hires

    Advice to Management

    Hire more full time employees employed through the State


  7. "I had fun"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    great organization. great co-workers. great benefits

    Cons

    too much red tape. not enough communicationb

    Advice to Management

    flat-line organization

  8. "Flagger and Labor metntence"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Woodford, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Woodford, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Virginia Department of Transportation full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I love the job get along with every one

    Cons

    not enough hours need more work

    Advice to Management

    no


  9. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Civil Engineer in Fairfax, VA
    Current Employee - Civil Engineer in Fairfax, VA

    I have been working at Virginia Department of Transportation part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Self paced, Broad area of experience

    Cons

    Environment: not very friendly environment


  10. "You Get out of the Experience What you Put into Your Job"

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    Current Employee - Professional in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Professional in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Virginia Department of Transportation full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Career opportunities, innovative, and lots of opportunity!

    Cons

    Dedicated team that will delivery results but sometimes work/life balance can be a challenge.

    Advice to Management

    Keep recognizing and supporting employees.


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