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URS Corporation Reviews

Updated September 28, 2017
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Pros
  • Telecommuting allowed for decent work life balance (in 36 reviews)

  • good people , good pay , very safety minded (in 40 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay scale that is not a livable wage (in 11 reviews)

  • Since being bought out by AECOM lack of opportunity for being carried over to new projects once current job ended (in 30 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. "Great work experience"

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    Former Employee - Drafter III in Longview, TX
    Former Employee - Drafter III in Longview, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at URS Corporation (More than a year)

    Pros

    It was a great place to work. All the employees that I dealt with were very professional and worked well together as a team.

    Cons

    There were no real cons to this job.

  3. "Amazing"

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    Former Contractor - Safety Engineer/Technologist in Stockton, UT
    Former Contractor - Safety Engineer/Technologist in Stockton, UT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at URS Corporation as a contractor (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    SAFE, mentors, upward mobility, tuition reimbursement, certification strongly encouraged and financially supported, ethical.

    Cons

    Contract ended and so did my position

    Advice to Management

    Continuous improvement


  4. "Great career builder!"

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    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Boca Raton, FL
    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Boca Raton, FL

    I worked at URS Corporation (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great entry level positions to engage in professional engineering career. Senior staff is knowledgeable and willing to share and teach proper design method.

    Cons

    None experienced during my employment

    Advice to Management

    Have greater training options to new hires


  5. "Summer 2012"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great opportunity to learn as an intern (added bonus of getting to travel to a new area of the country)

    Cons

    No cons, I was granted a great opportunity


  6. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good working environment and good projects

    Cons

    Insufficient opportunity for managers growth


  7. "mechanic"

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    Current Employee - Mechanic in Des Moines, IA
    Current Employee - Mechanic in Des Moines, IA
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great work environment. Pay is decent.

    Cons

    Process into the companies system takes time

  8. "Sr. Piping designer"

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    Former Employee - Senior Piping Designer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Piping Designer in Houston, TX

    I worked at URS Corporation (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great company to work for.

    Cons

    Was there for a short time. Didn't have any cons.

    Advice to Management

    none


  9. "Transportation Engineer"

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    Former Intern - Transportation Intern in Austin, TX
    Former Intern - Transportation Intern in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at URS Corporation as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of experience working on many high profile projects
    All work was useful, relevant to my major

    Cons

    mind-numbing micro-station work and signage inventory project

    Advice to Management

    More feedback would be appreciated on performance


  10. "Sheet Metal Mechanic"

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    Former Contractor - Sheet Metal/Structures Mechanic in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Contractor - Sheet Metal/Structures Mechanic in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Federal jobs at great installations with above standard wages.

    Cons

    Contract work not guaranteed for any specific time period.

    Advice to Management

    Provide better follow up to employ former contractors into new openings.


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