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URS Corporation Reviews

Updated August 31, 2018
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Pros
  • "Telecommuting allowed for decent work life balance" (in 36 reviews)

  • "Network opportunities across a very large company" (in 33 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. "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.

  3. "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.


  4. "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.


  5. "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.


  6. "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.


  7. "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

  8. "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


  9. "Sad to see this company absorbed by AECOM."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at URS Corporation full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    My manager was the best! Was aware of what was what and always tried to be fair.

    Cons

    Sometimes I felt like I was back in kindergarten with other co-workers.


  10. "Material Expeditor"

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    Former Employee - Material Expeditor, Property Clerk in Pueblo, CO
    Former Employee - Material Expeditor, Property Clerk in Pueblo, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at URS Corporation full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great company, great people tower with, great pay, great benefits

    Cons

    Many redundant computerized systems to navigate to get the job done.


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