Trinity Industries

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Trinity Industries Reviews

Updated Jul 22, 2014
Trinity Industries – Dallas – “Corporate Headquarters”

All Employees Current Employees Only

3.0 29 reviews

54% Approve of the CEO

Trinity Industries Chairman, President, and CEO Timothy R. Wallace

Timothy R. Wallace

(13 ratings)

38% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Trinity Rail

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Dallas, TX (US)

    ProsBenefits nice. Growing company with lots of opportunities for people at all levels. Looking for ways to innovate and become even more profitable.

    ConsA place where those with history don't have time or room for newcomers even though they hired them. Struggling a bit with rapid growth.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Training

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Chicago, IL (US)

    ProsResponded right away when I applied to the job

    ConsThe salary was 60-65k a year with 75% travel

    Advice to Senior ManagementIncrease salary ranges - not enough when you want people to travel 75%

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    A great place to work for strong individuals.

    Maintenance Supervisor (Former Employee) Oklahoma City, OK (US)

    ProsDecent pay and lots of overtime. Convenient location.

    ConsVery few days off. Lack of care for employees. No compensation for being away from friends and family.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThere needs to be bonuses given for the extra work that people do to complete quotas. They should figure out a schedule that will get the quotas accomplished and allow employees time off to spend with family and friends.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    nice facility.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosgood company to work for.

    Consmanagement and supervisors are bad.

    Advice to Senior Managementremove supervisors who are afraid on getting dirty to help out their workers.

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    adequate

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosallowed employees the ability to work independently

    Consmanagement is not willing to listen to new progtentially progressive ideas.

    Advice to Senior Managementopen your eyes and ears to new ideas in an old industry that is room for advanced thinking.

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    When Its Good Is Really Good, When It's Bad It's Really Bad

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Dallas, TX (US)

    ProsI was given the opportunity to move around and learn different aspects of the business and there were plenty of opportunities to dig into the details and learn new things or make improvements.

    ConsWhen business gets tough, decisions are made based on who knows you and likes you rather than on who are the best people for the job.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore employee focus...take care of your most valuable assets.

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    Hard to advance in career

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Pros1) Dedicated workforce
    2) In a rising manufacturing market, the company is very competitive.

    Cons1) In an economic downturn, management is quick to layoff aggressively.
    2) Very political.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Very Rewarding until recently!

    Truck Driver (Current Employee)

    ProsMade some wonderful lifelong friends that are on the same work level as I am. The experience you recieve is rewarding and useful.

    ConsIn the past work was very plentiful and you were allow to work as much as you need to. Some of the benefits are not as great as they use to be. Morale is poor. Communication between lower management and employee is extremely poor.

    Advice to Senior ManagementSenior Management needs to take a concern interest in lower management decisions. Overall management needs to listen to the concerns and opinions of the employees that are out in the field.

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    It payed the bills

    Material Control (Former Employee) Cartersville, GA (US)

    Prosi was able to get overtime usually anytime I needed it. And the work was never usually to hard to do.

    ConsNoone ever knew what was going on. You might come in one day and do one thing, and then undo it all the next.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good place to learn but pay isn't competitive enough to keep seasoned employees

    IT Area (Former Employee) Dallas, TX (US)

    ProsGood team culture. Management is understanding of time off needed. Great place to learn advanced technologies for the willing employee. Training is offered although tough to get.

    ConsPay is not isn't competitive enough to keep seasoned employees. It is hard to stay when any job offer a person gets will probably be a lucrative raise. The vacation policy is very strange. It amounts to one week vacation the first year of employment depending on what month a person starts. It is a business casual environment but the dress code is strict. Jeans are not allowed.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore competitive salaries would go a very long way to creating lifers. People want to work there but employees are forced to leave for monitary reasons.

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