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decent poeple , good shifts up north 10 and 4 in winter and 9 and 5 in summer
Welder/Welders helper (Former Employee), pelican lakeNovember 6, 2014
Pros: paid lunches and jump hours when weather was no good
Cons: rate of pay and advancment, didnt want to pay for schooling and or tickets
good play , rate of pay was a little low and it was pulling teeth to get a review for a raise . everything was supplied tho and they treated us pretty good. worked in all kinds of weather tho and didn't shut down at all, rain ,snow, minus 40 it didn't matter.
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not bad
Industrial Electrician (Current Employee), kinosisOctober 20, 2014
not bad at all
learned a lot
fun at work
management is a little sucks
co-workers are very nice
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Facility and Pipeline experience
Senior Estimator- Pipelines (Current Employee), Sherwood ParkOctober 16, 2014
Although currently in Estimating I have construction experience in both Facility and Pipeline.
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Overall not a great experience
Superintendent Trainee (Former Employee), Grande Prairie ABOctober 8, 2014
Pros: coworkers
Cons: management
The management team is lacking in managing its' talent and meeting the delieverables that were set out prior to the hiring process. Coworkers were great to work with but did not make up for the overall experience.
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It was a god job to be on with URS
Apprentice Pipefitter (Former Employee), Anzac, ABOctober 5, 2014
Hydro Testing
Installing Pipe
Bolt Up/Torqueing
WorkFace Planning
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Accounts Payable Administrator (Current Employee), Sherwood ParkAugust 24, 2014
data entry all day
not much known about raises and bonuses
good management
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Good
Admin Assistant/ Billing Clerk (Former Employee), Nisku, ABJuly 30, 2014
Good Company, got bought out recently, not where I want to be.
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Low morale - stick to your desk
Analyst (Current Employee), AlbertaJuly 17, 2014
People come in late and leave early - the only time they want to talk is when they want to vent about their problems.
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Great place to work
Qc Inspector (Former Employee), Grand GulfMay 19, 2014
Pros: sight seeing
Cons: job was to short
URS provided me with a new plant to work at and it was great. Management was good and the area was great ( civil war). Outage was short but it went by nicely
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great job
Pipefitter leadhand (Current Employee), Anzac, ABMay 4, 2014
Pros: great camp
Cons: flying
very good job great people to work with ,would again for them if they had more work
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Poor working conditions
Inventory Manager (Current Employee), Nisku, ABApril 4, 2014
Pros: decent salary with company truck benefits
Cons: poor communication. will not improve facilities
Very poor at planning daily activites. Procesess did not have smooth flow. Other divisions did not work well with each other so it seemed we always putting out fires.
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Good company to work for
NDE Requesting, Weld Mapping, Data Entry (Former Employee), Surmont 2 Conaco Phillips SiteMarch 26, 2014
Pros: good pay, paid flights
Go to work on site.Enter daily weld progress for site in database,Determine NDE Required.Notify all concerned regarding NDE. Speak with superintendants. Do weld mapping. The management is good work with.Co-workers are good to work with.The hardest part of my job is being away from home,however,we do what we have to do to attain gainful employment.The – more... enjoyable part of my job is the never ending of aspects of my job that I can learn and continue to do. – less
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Productive
Summer Intern (Project Management) (Former Employee), Calgary, ABMarch 25, 2014
Co-workers were helpful in the advancement of the company's system. Never a dull moment.
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disorganized upper management, constant payroll issues
Instrumentation Technician (Former Employee), AlbertaMarch 3, 2014
Pros: good group of guys to work with
Cons: horrible shift, travel compensation is low
great guys to work with out in the field, but upper management very disorganized. Orientation was a complete joke.
work is not bad, but constantly looking for supplies to complete the job.
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Polite and Friendly Environment
Senior Inspector (Current Employee), MarkhamFebruary 28, 2014
I have always felt a satisfaction in working in URS. Great place and Great experience.
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Financial Analysis and Planning
Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis (Current Employee), Calgary, ABFebruary 20, 2014
o Report and manage financial budgets, forecasts and outlooks with in-depth performance and variance analysis for the Oil & Gas facility construction business units.
o Compile, research and analyze complex operations data, industry trends and customers CAPEX.
o Translate the business dynamics into a challenging short and long term business plan to steer – more... operations and business development towards goals.
o Adopt early warning process and provide analytical to allow operation management to act proactively and ensure any deviation is promptly spotted, analyzed, and reported.
o Forecast projects financials and cash flow curves to eliminate cash gaps and improve working capital
o Achieved ROCE growth and improved working capital by improving invoicing business process, billing techniques and optimizing contract terms.
o Improved liquidity ratios and DSO and through optimizing the cash conservation cycle and adopting electronic billing system.
o Manage and develop models statistical and financial models to evaluate projects and analyze current and new aspects of business performance using business intelligence and predictive analytical tools
o Undertake ad-hoc projects, researches, assignments, presentation work and other relevant initiatives as requested by the executive management. – less
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Boo not good
CSU LEAD (Current Employee), Fort Mackay, ABFebruary 16, 2014
A place to start, not a place to stay.not my 1st choice, but the project was what i wanted to be apart of.
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Excellent Place to work
Project Manager (Current Employee), Calgary, ABJanuary 7, 2014
Pros: good office atmosphere
Cons: we always do it this way
It is an excellent organization to work. But you cannot go against the system. New ideas are entertained to the extent that you can tell people about it but it does not change anything.
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Good wages and workplace
Carpenter (Former Employee), Surmont 2 Conoco Phillips Oil Sands ProjectDecember 28, 2013
Go to work each morning. Have tail gate safety talk. Get ready to do daily work activities safely and efficiently. Work as a team safely and productively. The hardest part of job is being away from family. The best part of job is learning new skills of my job and being part of a great team and also making a good living for my family.
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very comfertable company to work for
Haul truck and pit Dewatering Equipment Operator (Former Employee), Kapuskasing, ONNovember 21, 2013
Pros: good work environment and good peaple to work with
Cons: bad weather and shut downs
was always happy to go to work.learned how to operate haule trucks heavy equipment and pumping systems
management where very easy to talk to and where very considerate to job needs
got along great with all my co workers
the hardest part of the job was weather conditions that would slow or stop operations would make for a very long shift
most enjoyable – more... parts of the job was when everything went well and their where no delays and the people I worked with – less

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About URS

URS Corporation provides a range of engineering, construction, maintenance, and technical services for customers around the world. – Read more