SSOE Group Welcomes Waynetta Rogers, HR Manager, to their Nashville Human Resources Department

NASHVILLE, Tennessee, July 10, 2019 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, is proud to announce the addition of Waynetta Rogers, PHR, SHRM-CP, to their Human Resource (HR) department. Waynetta is an HR Manager located in SSOE’s Nashville, Tennessee office. Read more

The Zweig Letter Article: “Key Successors: Bob Howell”

Bob Howell, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at SSOE, recently partook in The Zweig Letter Q&A series called “Conference Call” where presidents from their “Hot” and “Best” firms list are interviewed. SSOE has been ranked as a “Hot Firm” for the past 2 years, signifying that they are one of the fastest-growing architecture, engineering, planning, and environmental consulting firms in the United States. SSOE made a significant jump in the rankings, moving up more than 50 spots in 2018. Bob was asked a variety of questions regarding the firm’s thoughts and practices on the promotion of young and new leaders, retention of employees, the succession planning process, and diversity and inclusion initiatives—among other topics. Read more

SSOE Group to Host 35 High School Students during Annual “Engineer for a Day” Program

TOLEDO, Ohio, February 18, 2019 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, will host 35 students from local area high schools, including Bedford, Eastwood, Ida, Port Clinton, and Saline, on Tuesday, February 19th as part of Engineers Week. Focused on promoting entry into the engineering profession, Engineers Week takes place February 17 – 23, 2019 in locations across the U.S. Engineers Week is a way to increasing the understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers and helps address the shortage of talent in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers by increasing public dialogue about the need for engineers and other STEM professionals. Read more

SSOE’s Jennifer Wuertz Participates as Panelist at the L.I.F.T. 2018 MIDWEST African American Professionals and Allies Conference

TOLEDO, Ohio, November 1, 2018 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, announced today that Jennifer Wuertz, SPHR, GPHR, SHRM-SCHP, Vice President and Director of Human Resources, was invited and participated as a panelist at the L.I.F.T. 2018 MIDWEST African American Professionals and Allies Conference. The year’s event took place October 24-25, 2018 at the Holiday Inn French Quarter in Perrysburg, Ohio. Read more

SSOE Group Announces the Appointment of Two New Principals

TOLEDO, Ohio, October 11, 2018 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, announced today the appointment of two new Principals, effective January 1, 2019. SSOE’s Board of Directors named Jens Ebert and Brad Rowe as principal owners of SSOE. Read more

SSOE Adds Two New Employees to their Growing León, Mexico Office

LEÓN, Mexico, September 24, 2018 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, announced the addition of Jaime Chema, Project Manager, and Carlos De Los Santos, Human Resources Manager, to their growing team in Mexico. Read more

SSOE Group Again Partners with Hiring Our Heroes—Welcoming the Fifth Cohort of Military Service Members

NASHVILLE, Tennessee, September 13, 2018 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, has again partnered with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation on their Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) Corporate Fellowship Program (CFP). The HOH CFP is designed to train transitioning service members on skills needed to succeed in the civilian workforce. This is done through a 10-week program that consists of educational programming and on-the-job training opportunities for service members while still on active duty. As part of the program, service members gain private-sector work experience and education to help close the gap in employment for transitioning service members. SSOE will participate for a fifth time as a corporate partner with the HOH program by welcoming two new fellows as Assistant Project Managers. Read more

SSOE Group Announces Employee Registrations and Certifications for Third Quarter of Planning Year 2018

TOLEDO, Ohio, July 24, 2018 – SSOE Group (www.www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, announced today that two of its employees earned professional registrations and ­­­four employees earned professional certifications during the third quarter of SSOE’s 2018 planning year. Attainment of professional licensures and certifications is strongly encouraged at SSOE. In fact, the company covers the expense of preparation classes and exam fees as well as provides paid time off to take the exam. As an added incentive, once an employee has passed an exam, they are awarded a recognition bonus.­­­­

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SSOE Announces New Rankings from Engineering News-Record Magazine

Firm Named to Four Top 10 Spots

TOLEDO, Ohio, July 11, 2018 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management is proud to announce their annual Engineering News-Record (ENR) rankings.

The rankings were published in the 2018 ENR Top 500 Design Firms Sourcebook. ENR serves as one of the leading engineering and construction news publications. This list provides market analysis and rankings of the largest U.S.-based AEC firms according to revenue for design services performed in 2017.

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SSOE Group Partners with Hiring Our Heroes to Employ Military Service Members

 

NASHVILLE, Tennessee, November 21, 2017 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, is partnering with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation on their Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) Corporate Fellowship Program (CFP). The HOH CFP is designed to train transitioning service members on skills needed to succeed in the civilian workforce. This is done through a 12-week program that consists of educational programming and on-the-job training opportunities for service members while still on active duty. As part of the program, service members gain private sector working experience and education to help close the gap in employment for transitioning service members. Read more

SSOE Announces New Rankings from Building Design+Construction and ENR Magazine

 

TOLEDO, Ohio, October 9, 2017 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management is proud to announce their annual Building Design+Construction (BD+C) and Engineering News Record (ENR) rankings.

The following rankings were published in the 2017 Engineering News-Record (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms Sourcebook. ENR serves as one of the leading engineering and construction news publications and has included SSOE in its Top 500 lists since 1965. This list provides market analysis and rankings of the largest U.S.-based AEC firms according to revenue for design services performed in 2016. Read more

The 22nd Century Committee Announces Public / Private Collaborative to Revitalize Downtown Toledo

TOLEDO, Ohio, May 27, 2015 –Today, community and business leaders and the City of Toledo announced the formation of the 22nd Century Committee, which is intended to provide catalytic leadership and strategic direction on the renaissance and revitalization of Toledo’s downtown urban core. Read more

McConnell of SSOE Group Receives IEEE Engineer of the Year Award

TOLEDO, Ohio, February 10, 2015 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm is proud to announce that Ed McConnell, PE, Master Engineer and Senior Associate was named Engineer of the Year by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Toledo Section.

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Toledo Area Middle School Students to Show Their Math Prowess at MATHCOUNTS® Competition

TOLEDO, Ohio, February 4, 2015 –The Toledo Society of Professional Engineers will hold its annual MATHCOUNTS® competition for students from 18 middle schools on Saturday, February 7, 2015. Over 160 students will be competing to advance to the state and national level contests.

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SSOE Group Earns CHC Wellness Culture of Health Award

TOLEDO, Ohio, January 29, 2015 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm, was honored this month with the Culture of Health Award by CHC Wellness, an onsite corporate and community provider of health and wellness programs. This award recognizes leadership in raising the level of engagement among employees by creating a culture of health that encourages, supports, and rewards healthy living. SSOE was selected for setting a standard for wellness within their community, displaying a top-down effort that has positively impacted the lives of their employees, and for dedicating considerable efforts to expand participation in their wellness programs.
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SSOE Group Announces Employee Registrations and Certifications for First Quarter of Planning Year 2015

TOLEDO, Ohio, January 9, 2015 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm, announced today that 2 employees earned professional registrations and 5 employees earned professional certifications during the first quarter of SSOE’s 2015 planning year. Attainment of professional licensure is 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. As an added incentive, once a staff member has passed an exam, they are awarded a recognition bonus.

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SSOE Named to 11 Top 10 Spots in ENR and BD+C’s 2014 Rankings

TOLEDO, Ohio, December 26, 2014 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm announced today it has been named to 11 Top 10 spots in Engineering News-Record (ENR) and Building Design + Construction 2014 rankings. Both premier publications cover the AEC industry and base their rankings on annual revenue.

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SSOE Group Recognized for providing Employment and Learning Opportunities for Co-op Students

Cleveland, Ohio, June 14, 2011 — SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), an international engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm, was recently honored as an Ohio Distinguished Employer by the Ohio Cooperative Education Association (OCEA) for its exceptional commitment to providing learning and employment opportunities for co-ops. The award takes into account the quality of work assignments as well as the special assistance and opportunities provided to co-op (full-time) students and the institutions they represent.

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Five SSOE Employees Earn Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

TOLEDO, Ohio, May 11, 2011 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), an international engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm announced today that five employees have earned their Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certifications. Doyle Cotton, PE; Robert Kurczewski; Dennis Longeway; Heather McCormick; and Cassandra Thompson all participated in the certification training which included 40 hours of direct instructor training followed by a successfully executed certification project.

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SSOE Group Recognized for Designing the Right Balance

TOLEDO, Ohio, December 01, 2010– Despite high stress and anxiety levels that often accompany uncertain economic conditions, SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com) has managed to help its employees in living less stressful lives. In an awards ceremony on November 19th, the Ohio Psychological Association (OPA) named SSOE one of four psychologically healthy workplaces.

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SSOE Group Rolls Out Technical Rotation Program

TOLEDO, Ohio, October 12, 2009 — SSOE Group, a global EPCM firm, is giving entry level professionals an opportunity to experience various aspects of their occupation through a new company-wide technical rotation program. Those who qualify for the program will have the chance to build their resumes by working for different SSOE business units and office locations at an accelerated pace.

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Wuertz and Behrendt of SSOE Earn Certifications as Senior Professionals in Human Resources (SPHR)

Toledo, OH, April 23, 2009 – SSOE, Inc., one of the nation’s largest architecture and engineering firms, is proud to announce that Jennifer Wuertz, SPHR and Lisa Behrendt, SPHR, recently earned their certifications as Senior Professionals in Human Resources (SPHR). The certification, awarded by the HR Certification Institute, signifies that Wuertz and Behrendt possess the theoretical knowledge and practical experience in human resource management necessary to pass a rigorous examination demonstrating their breadth of knowledge in the field. Read more

High School Students Go Interactive at SSOE’s “Engineer for a Day” Program

TOLEDO, Ohio, February 13, 2009 – A group of 30 students will get hands-on experience from a team of SSOE engineers when they spend part of their “Engineer for a Day,” at SSOE’s Toledo headquarters February 18, 2009 from 12:30 until 3:30. The “Engineer for a Day” program is a part of the 2009 Toledo Engineer Week’s agenda sponsored in part by The University of Toledo College of Engineering. Read more

SSOE Wins University of Toledo HR Award for Excellence

TOLEDO, OH, July 25, 2008 – SSOE, Inc. one of the nation’s largest architecture and engineering firms, is proud to announce that they have received the 2008 Human Resource Management Award for Excellence from the University of Toledo, The Employers’ Association, Toledo Area Human Resource Association and The Mergis Group. The award honoring human resource and management techniques used to help grow their businesses and drive economic development in the region was given at the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) Toledo Chapter (TAHRA) breakfast. Read more

SSOE Named Crain’s “Cool Place to Work” and Continues it’s Hiring Blitz

TROY, MI, September 4, 2007 – Once again in just a few short months, SSOE is being recognized as the place to be. On September 3rd Crain’s Detroit Business named SSOE as a “Cool Place to Work”. This honor is preceded by being named one of the nation’s nine “Best AEC (Architecture, Engineering and Construction) Firms to Work For” by Building Design & Construction Magazine. Read more

SSOE Named a Best AEC Firm to Work For

TOLEDO, Ohio – June 25 2007 – In recognition of tremendous growth, high employee retention and satisfaction levels, and escalating recruitment of new talent, SSOE has been named one of the nine “Best AEC (Architecture, Engineering and Construction) Firms to Work For” by Building Design & Construction Magazine. Read more