URS
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www.urs.com San Francisco, CA 5000+ Employees

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URS - "The best work of your life"

Graduate Mechanical Engineer (Current Employee)
Cleveland, OH

I have been working at URS

ProsURS is a large firm; it can keep you busy on a project even if your region is slow. Getting the offices to share work is another issue.. Additionally URS does win interesting projects; your resume will be full of interesting gems within a few years (if the economy is doing well).

ConsUnfortunately URS, like any other corporation, has fat that it can trim. The recent downturn has cleaned out much of it. But they haven't substantially addressed the internal procedures. It still forces each office, or profit center, to compete with the other.

Advice to Senior ManagementIf each office continues to only worry about how profitable it is, relationships will be strained between offices. I've worked at a few different URS offices and I can say that management at each office is always concerned with another office doing work for them, sending inept employs to work on a project, etc..

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good beginning for recent grads...

Intern (Former Employee)
Oakland, CA

I worked at URS


Pros: 1) Management communicates frequently with their staff 2) The different departments (i.e. Engineering, Environmental Sci., Hydrology etc) work… Cons: 1) ArcGIS licenses. The company is clearly trying to save money on software. Almost everyone needs an ArcMAP license to perform their work (i.e. not… Advice to Senior Management: 1) ArcGIS Licenses for all major planning departments (i.e. Hydro, Environmental Sci/Planning, etc). Adobe wouldn't… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Environmental Scientist (Current Employee)
Dublin, OH

I have been working at URS


Pros: When diagnosed with cancer 3 years into my job at URS both management and my coworkers couldn't have been more helpful. Over 400 hours… Cons: Right now we don't have lot of consistant leadership with in our office. We have managers… Advice to Senior Management: Find good leaders and keep them. Don't have managers that manage too many offices… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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