TOLEDO, Ohio, May 18, 2011– SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), an international engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm, announced today that three employees have earned registrations and two have earned certifications during the second quarter of their 2011 planning year. Attainment of professional licenses are strongly encouraged at SSOE. In fact, the company covers the expense of preparation classes and exam fees as well as providing paid time off to take the exam. Also, as an added incentive, once a staff member has passed an exam, they receive a recognition bonus.
Trent Nichols, PE; Kyle Olson, PE; and Adrienne Taylor, PE, recently earned their professional engineering license. All successfully completed the “Principles and Practice of Engineering” (PE) exam that measures the candidate’s academic and practical knowledge of technical engineering. Candidates are eligible to take the exam after meeting statutory requirements that include a minimum of four years of acceptable work experience. Nichols is an electrical engineer located in SSOE’s Alliance, Ohio office and has twenty-three years of experience. Olson is a structural engineer located in SSOE’s St. Paul, Minnesota office and has five years of experience. Taylor is a chemical engineer located in SSOE’s Toledo, Ohio office and has six years of experience.
William Fell, AIA, PMP; and Bret Fry, PE, PMP, both recently earned their certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP). This certification, awarded by the Project Management Institute (PMI), indicates that the individual possesses the knowledge and skill necessary to lead and direct project teams, and deliver project results within the constraints of schedule, budget, and resources. Fell is a senior architect and senior project manager located in SSOE’s Nashville, Tennessee office with twenty-three years of experience. Fry is a senior electrical engineer and project manager located in SSOE’s Toledo, Ohio office with twenty-four years of experience.
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.