TxDOT
3.2 of 5 39 reviews
www.dot.state.tx.us Austin, TX 5000+ Employees

TxDOT Reviews

Updated Feb 13, 2014
TxDOT – Austin – “Learning to inspect bridge decks”

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Great agency, lots of history, treats their employees fairly, best job I've had.

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

I have been working at TxDOT full-time for more than a year

ProsPlenty of advancement opportunities.
Able to work on a variety of projects.
Work with smart people.
Treated fairly and given the ability to work independently.
Enjoy coming to work and being a part of a great state agency that provides a vital service to citizens.
TxDOT has greatly improved and modernized within the last few years. It's technology is now in line with the 21st century.

ConsThere is often a breakdown in communication within and outside my division.
Divisions and sections often work in silos.

Advice to Senior ManagementImprove the internal communcations within the agency.
Rework and revamp the Crossroads intranet site so that it is more useful and organized for employees.
Give employees a real channel to communicate ideas and provide feedback on those ideas.
Improve communication from upper management to employees.

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

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Engineering Tech V Summer Hire

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at TxDOT full-time

ProsGreat retirement, and health benefits.

ConsNo cons to working for the state.

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Learned a lot due to working on the field

Engineering Tech I (Current Employee)
Austin, TX (US)

I have been working at TxDOT

ProsI learned stuff that I couldn't learn through textbooks, such as the different machinery that goes into placing concrete, etc.

ConsBeing outside for 9 hours a day in the heat of Austin definitely wore me out

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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It was a great experience, coworkers are friendly and helpful

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at TxDOT

ProsGreat benefits, great people to work with

ConsPublic think you are the enemy

Advice to Senior ManagementThey do a good job at asking on how the project is coming along

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good experience with many opportunities

Engineering Tech V (Former Employee)
Kaufman, TX (US)

I worked at TxDOT

ProsRelatively good pay and good benefits.
I had the opportunity to manage/inspect some significant projects with a lot of responsibility very quickly.

ConsQuite a bit of outside work in the summer heat.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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