Austin Industries Reviews

Updated 26 Jun 2020

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3.2
66%
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Austin Industries President and CEO David B. Walls (no image)
David B. Walls
43 Ratings
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  • "Insurance Cost: The insurance is outrageous, and upper management refuses to contribute more to the EO's(in 7 reviews)

  • "Sexist, racist, low pay, no respect for any employees(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Employee owned"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Senior Staff Accountant in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Austin Industries full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Employee Stock ownership plan is great

    Cons

    leadership is lacking trust with employees

  2. "Great Growth Potential"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Market Research Analyst in La Porte, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Leadership who truly cares about investing in talent and developing people.

    Cons

    Medical is expensive and poor quality

  3. "Great Company"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Journeyman Electrician in La Porte, TX

    I worked at Austin Industries full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great management and safety record

    Cons

    No complaints during my time with Austin

  4. "Austin Industries"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Service Desk Analyst in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    ESOP, Employee Owned, Culture and people

    Cons

    Pay for employees unless you are a manager

  5. "A satisfying experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - General Laborer in Channelview, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Austin Industries full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits if you manage to stay on the maintenance crews.

    Cons

    The turnover rates can get really bad.

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  6. "Doesnt pay hourly employees holidays"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Heavy Equipment Operator in Irving, TX

    I have been working at Austin Industries full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Ok company to work for except that they do not pay hourly employees for holidays. Supposedly its employee owned therefore all employees should be paid holidays not just the uppers and foreman's, superintendents.

    Cons

    Austin Bridge and Road does not pay holidays to hourly employees, even though they advertise paid time off that's not true.

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  7. "Great job"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Fleet Manager 

    I worked at Austin Industries full-time

    Pros

    had good pay fulfilling work

    Cons

    was hard work very intense

  8. "Small company with poor supervision"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Journeyman Pipefitter in Ashtabula, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Austin Industries full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Treated hand good and with respect

    Cons

    Poor management lack of material

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  9. "Good company to work for in my limited experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pasadena, TX

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

    Pros

    Plenty of work, assigned job same day. Pays for craft schooling. Hard work does impress supervision and up.

    Cons

    Only complaint is not having access to your employee ownership stock program.

  10. "Ironworker"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Ironworker in Saint James, LA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Austin Industries full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The Pay was pretty good

    Cons

    Could have used more hours

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