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URS Reviews

Updated Jul 23, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.1 545 reviews

72% Approve of the CEO

URS Chairman, President, and CEO Martin M. Koffel

Martin M. Koffel

(227 ratings)

54% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • With right management the work-life balance is ok(in 22 reviews)

  • Good pay with decent benefits including RRSP, in a large company(in 26 reviews)


Cons
  • Senior management is out of touch with the general work force(in 23 reviews)

  • A more stronger presents in upper management to appear more regularly to each site(in 18 reviews)

545 Employee Reviews
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    Information Technology (Current Employee) San Antonio, TX

    ProsIts not only a great company to work for but good people as well.

    ConsURS. Have good leadership and a great training staff.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThank you for allowing to work for your company.

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

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    Enjoyed the work

    Paramedic (Former Employee) Anniston, AL

    ProsFollowed through with every promise made during mission employment. Good co-workers and Staff supervisors in the Safety and Medical departments. Thoroughly trained all employees in the operations of the site and continually updated training. Good education benefits also.

    Consin high hazard environment, some medical staff not paid high risk pay despite having to make entries to those environments if situation would warrant it. .

    Advice to Senior ManagementSame as mentioned in cons.

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

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    Great job

    Graphic Designer (Current Employee) Tallahassee, FL

    ProsPeople are great to work with

    ConsBought out by another company

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

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    Best employer

    Staff Accountant (Former Employee) Chantilly, VA

    ProsGreat benefits, perks, large company experience

    ConsMerger with other company makes it whole different company culture

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good experience, helpful to career

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood opportunities and interesting clients

    ConsAll the cons that come with a large organization - typical.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Company, way too big.

    Principal Engineer (Current Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    ProsGood training programs, professional manager.

    ConsToo big of a company.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe involved with field personnel more often.

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

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    Excellent

    Senior Project Manager (Former Employee) Los Angeles, CA

    ProsExcellent company - Professional and committed to excellence in client services

    ConsNone - company meets expectations

    Advice to Senior ManagementJob well done

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

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    The New Orleans office of URS is a very professional EPC office.

    Pipe Designer (Former Employee) New Orleans, LA

    ProsThe mechanical department engineers are the best! The office is moving to the top two floors of building in June.

    ConsIt's New Orleans, the streets around the office are a little dangerous.

    Advice to Senior ManagementAdd work instructions so that procedures are well understood.

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

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    I am very satisfied with my employment experience at URS, good work fair compensation.

    Mechanical Engineer V (Former Employee) Stockton, UT

    ProsGreat Working environment and good people to work with.

    ConsMy Job ended to soon

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep doing a good job.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Civil Designer/Drafter (Former Employee) Oakland, CA

    ProsIt is centrally located at a major BART station in downtown Oakland, has a very professional staff, with open access to officers and management.

    ConsNone really, the occasional personality clash. There were three floors, mostly segregated according to discipline, timely communication and even recognition of other employees was sometimes difficult.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep staff happy, enjoy good profit.

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

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