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Virginia Department of Transportation Reviews

Updated May 22, 2017
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Pros
  • work life balance is easy to achieve (in 4 reviews)

  • Most of the people are committed to making the place a good work environment and are professional and quite competent (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Strong hierarchy presents being a government agency (in 3 reviews)

  • Behind the Private Sector in pay (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Internship"

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    • Senior Management
    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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    • Senior Management
    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


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  5. "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


  6. "Roadway design tech"

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    • Senior Management
    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


  7. "Facilities"

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    • Senior Management
    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


  8. "I had fun"

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    • Senior Management
    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


  9. "Flagger and Labor metntence"

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    • Senior Management
    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


  10. "Enjoyed working here."

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    Current Employee - Web Developer in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Web Developer in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Relaxed environment to work & new technologies exposure

    Cons

    low salary, not much creative thinking options. Very beauracratic.

    Advice to Management

    increase salary


  11. "Great organization, government wage"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Virginia Department of Transportation full-time

    Pros

    The people are great
    Great worklife balance
    Steady workload and pace
    Central Office is a stop on the bus line, and
    They pay for your use of public transportation

    Cons

    Heavy clock management
    It is a goverment salary
    and and and and and and and
    It is a government salary

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


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