URS Corporation Reviews

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Michael S. Burke
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Pros
  • Work life balance is allowed at this company (in 30 reviews)

  • Good pay with decent benefits including RRSP, in a large company (in 30 reviews)

Cons
  • Too much Micro Managing by Upper Management (in 25 reviews)

  • Field offices are very often forgotten by senior management in the main office (in 24 reviews)

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  1. Very stable company that treats employees well

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at URS Corporation full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great reputation, strong values, variety of job opportunity locations

    Cons

    There could be more connectivity between the different sectors of the company for career placement

    Advice to Management

    More internal communication to encourage promotions


  2. Helpful (1)

    My very first contracting experience was great.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - TMC Console Operator in Atlanta, GA
    Former Contractor - TMC Console Operator in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at URS Corporation as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Compensation was very good, recognition given constantly, timely increases.

    Cons

    HR wasn't always expedient, job security, performance reviews were shaky at best but this is because it was done by the client, more oversight was needed to be fair.

    Advice to Management

    get more involved with employee development to make contract more sucessful


  3. It is a great place to learn but there is a lack of financial support from the company for personal growth.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Civil Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Civil Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    -Highly skilled senior staff -When economy is working it has exciting projects

    Cons

    -Seeming lack of financial investment in employees


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  5. Helpful (1)

    Satisfied in the ATL

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Large company is like a large ship in a storm (recession) Numerous opportunities for those weillign to adapt if needed. Good management, lots of things going on. Good compensation.

    Cons

    Same...large company moves slow to do things. Need upper management approval for minor purchases. (If that's the worst thing that's pretty good actually.)

    Advice to Management

    Continue the good job respecting your staff and providing opportunity.



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