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Great Opportunities Depend on your geographical location and business line

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Current Employee - Engineer in Baton Rouge, LA
Current Employee - Engineer in Baton Rouge, LA

I have been working at URS Corporation full-time (More than 5 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Starting out this was a fantastic job - really exciting and interesting project work, travel for job assign,nets is voluntary and depends on the team you are in... My group had international projects and I was all for participating on the most interesting jobs and enjoyed the travel, but others that were not interested we're not forced if they could stay billable enough at the home office.

Cons

Your experience will depend entirely upon your business line and location. URS has an archaic business model that basis profit off of geographical profit centers and then location. As such, don't expect to work with other offices unless a special connection has been forged, and don't even expect to work with other groups inside your own office. Don't expect any training or real development unless your billable job requires it. Project managers end up being people managers. Feast and famine are based upon billability, but that's the nature of consulting.

Advice to Management

Provide your managers with training and be more proactive when it comes to retention of valued employees.

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  1. Former Corp IT

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    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Tampa, FL

    I worked at URS Corporation full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Direct exposure to a lot of different technology.

    Cons

    IT Leadership is basically non-existent. No clear IT path exists and the direction, or lack of direction, depends on who is the favorite pet of the month. All managers have an ego and the group has too many chiefs who are more interested in their own Ego over getting anything done.

    Advice to Management

    Retire and allow new blood to take over.


  2. Great experience, they treat their interns really good.

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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Intern in Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - Intern in Sacramento, CA

    I have been working at URS Corporation part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    A lot of people to learn from

    Cons

    when a job is over, hard to get onto another job

    Advice to Management

    Good management


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