TOLEDO, Ohio, October 15, 2010 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), an international engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm, announced today that two employees have earned professional licenses during the fourth quarter of SSOE’s 2010 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 are eligible for a recognition bonus.
Matt Bedee, RA, NCARB and Tim Swartz, RA, each recently earned their architectural license.Both passed the Architect Registration Exam, have a professional degree from an NAAB-accredited program, and completed the Intern Development Program (IDP). The IDP is approximately three years of on the job experience consisting of training units in 16 different categories. The Architect Registration Exam evaluates candidate’s knowledge, skills, and ability to provide the various services required in the practice of architecture. Bedee is an Architect located in SSOE’s Toledo, Ohio office and has 13 years of experience. Swartz is an Architect located in SSOE’s Toledo, Ohio office and has five years of experience.