SSOE Group Welcomes Ryan Pruett as Engineering Project Director in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, February 13, 2020 — SSOE Group, a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, is excited to welcome Ryan Pruett to their Birmingham office as Engineering Project Director for SSOE Systems, the firm’s construction management business. Ryan’s addition further solidifies SSOE’s strategic commitment to expanding the firm’s Southeast presence and depth of resources in the region to deliver great client service.

Ryan has a long-established track record of leadership and engineering in construction, compliance, system planning, and business development within the natural gas utility industry, as well as mechanical maintenance / project management within the power and steel industries, and extensive management experience over production, maintenance, and construction contractor personnel within a manufacturing environment. In his previous position, he served as Construction Engineering Manager for SPIRE, the fifth largest publicly traded natural gas company in the country, serving over 1.7 million customers. There, Ryan managed a team of engineers and analysts, assigning and directing workload and providing guidance for designing gas pipeline replacement projects and regulator stations. In his new position at SSOE, he will be responsible for the full performance of project or program phases including capital planning, inception, design, construction, commissioning / validation, and project closeout. Additionally, Ryan will oversee the planning, directing, supervising, and controlling of all technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of contractual and capital project management activities. Ryan graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Auburn University in Alabama.

Michael Pollock, PE, Principal, Operations Manager for SSOE Systems states, “We’re excited that Ryan has joined our team and are looking forward to his contribution based on his leadership experience of nearly 20 years in various engineering and construction management roles.”

SSOE has engineering, architectural, and construction management professionals spanning five Southeast U.S. offices—Atlanta, Birmingham, Huntsville, Nashville, and Raleigh-Durham. Named the third largest engineering firm in the city by the Birmingham Business Journal, SSOE has more than 40 years of experience completing projects in the Southeast for industrial clients in the automotive, chemical, food, glass, manufacturing, and metals industries. Additionally, SSOE is responsible for the comprehensive design and construction management of Volkswagen’s ACEC award-winning LEED® Platinum automotive assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

To learn more about SSOE in the Southeast, visit www.ssoe.com/southeast.

About SSOE Group

As a Top 10 Engineering / Architecture firm for the past 7 years (BD+C), SSOE 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" (BD+C).

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 70-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—with projects completed in 40 countries. Visit www.ssoe.com for additional information and career opportunities.

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