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URS Corporation Reviews

Updated December 29, 2018
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Pros
  • "Great people, benefits, and wage" (in 32 reviews)

  • "Great company, great people tower with, great pay, great benefits" (in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • "Job security is only as good as their ability to land the next contract renewal" (in 14 reviews)

  • "A little top heavy, seems like too many people in management" (in 14 reviews)

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  1. "apprentice fitter urs"

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    Former Employee - Pipe Fitter in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Pipe Fitter in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at URS Corporation (More than a year)

    Pros

    overtime daily, holiday pay 10%, 2 of 14 days were overtime all day, excellent pension

    Cons

    long hours, away from home for 2 weeks, work in all weather conditions.


  2. "Project Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

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

    Pros

    Great variability of projects. Good resources in company.

    Cons

    Difficult to find work at times. Responsibility falls on staff for development and resource management

  3. "Overall"

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    Former Employee - Engineering Manager in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Engineering Manager in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at URS Corporation (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Such a great place to work

    Cons

    Unfortunately absorbed by AECOM


  4. "Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at URS Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Great company. Very flexible with time, you can work from home many days. Great benefits

    Cons

    It was a consulting company, the pressure is there to get new projects and to maintain customers.


  5. "Great place to work."

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    Current Employee - Electronic Warfare Technician II in Fallon, NV
    Current Employee - Electronic Warfare Technician II in Fallon, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great working hours and benefits.

    Cons

    Commute is 42 miles one way.


  6. "Data Center Ops"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at URS Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Great culture, employees to work with.

    Cons

    Company merged with another one.


  7. "Spent many years working for URS. Great company to work for."

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    Former Employee - Boilermaker in Monroe, MI
    Former Employee - Boilermaker in Monroe, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at URS Corporation (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Many opportunities to advance, they like to promote from within. Treat their employees fair and respectful.

    Cons

    No complaints, never had an issue.

  8. "Interesting and challenging projects, Top-heavy management"

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    Former Employee - Engineering Geologist in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Engineering Geologist in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at URS Corporation full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Got to be involved with some very challenging projects that most companies would envy.

    Cons

    Top-heavy oppressive management ruins the vibe. No appreciation of staff.

    Advice to Management

    Delegate and give up some of your power to newer and deserving employees.


  9. "Lead Construction Planner/Scheduler"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at URS Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Great opportunities for a lot of different types project. Great for experienced person for acting as a consultant

    Cons

    Too big company. Not really take care of individual career path. Not for younger person


  10. "collections representative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at URS Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Nice office and break area

    Cons

    Terrible management and communication skills

    Advice to Management

    Stop playing favorites