COLUMBUS, Ohio May 26, 2009 – SSOE, Inc., one of the nation’s largest architecture and engineering firms, announces Zach Grant has earned LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accreditation from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) by passing the LEED for New Construction Exam. The LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) credential designates that the individual has the knowledge and skills to facilitate the LEED certification process. The LEED green building rating system promotes the practices of sustainable design, addressing all building types, and focusing on sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials and resource selection, and indoor environmental quality.
Zach Grant, EI, LEED AP, Civil Engineer, joined SSOE in May of 2004 as an intern and 18 months later started a full-time career with the company after graduating from The University of Toledo with a Bachelors of Civil Engineering Degree. He is currently an EI (Engineer-Intern) and is working towards obtaining his Professional Engineering License (PE). As a civil engineer, Grant is responsible for conceptual and detailed site grading, site and utility layout, and 3D surface modeling. He also assists in project management and coordination with other disciplines.
As a Top 10 Engineering / Architecture firm for the past 5 years, SSOE Group focuses on delivering Great Client Service to clients through a full range of project delivery solutions. They have been named a "Great Workplace" (Great Place to Work®) and one of the "Best AEC Firms to Work For" (Building Design + Construction).
With more than 20 offices around the world, SSOE is known for making its clients successful by saving them time, trouble, and money. Over the company's 65-plus year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to semiconductor, automotive, food, chemical, glass, manufacturing, healthcare, power, and general building industries. SSOE has completed projects in 40 countries. Visit www.ssoe.com for additional information and career opportunities.