Apr 01, 2011

Bob Holt to Lead URS Corp.'s Program and Construction Management Practice

Company named Holt senior vice president and national director

URS Corp. named Bob Holt as senior vice president and national director, program and construction management.

In this position, Holt is responsible for leading URS’ program and construction management practice across all business lines, including facilities, water/wastewater, air transportation, federal, rail transportation and surface transportation. He is based in Washington, D.C.

Holt previously served as vice president of program and construction management at Jacobs Engineering, where he structured and led the program and construction management business in various markets, including facilities, federal, environmental and certain process and industrial business segments. His background includes leadership in delivering major projects on behalf of the Department of Defense, Department of Energy and the General Services Administration, as well as education, healthcare, corrections and state and local infrastructure and transportation clients.

Holt earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from The Ohio State University and a master’s degree in business administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is a member of the Construction Management Assn. of America, where he served as a member of the board of directors and is currently a member of its Foundation Board.

“Program and construction management is a critical and integral component of our service offerings and a key element of our long-term growth strategy,” said Dr. Martin Tanzer, URS executive vice Ppresident. “Bob Holt’s industry leadership in the execution and management of multi-billion dollar capital investments using program and construction management will strengthen URS’ position as a dominant provider of these services in our markets.”