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SmithGroupJJR President and CEO Carl Roehling
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    Pros

    Occasional Friday's off because of 8.5 hour days

    Cons

    Long hours and no overtime if salaried


SmithGroupJJR Interviews

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    Landscape Architect Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at SmithGroupJJR (Chicago, IL) in April 2015.

    Interview

    Online Interview through Blue Jeans Network. Applied through company website. Scheduled with Company through telephone by HR representative. Got offer 3 weeks after Interview. The interview was with two principals, vice presidents, studio leaders, discipline leaders. The online interview was set up by their IT manager. Followed up with emails two weeks after the interview.

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    • How do you handle multiple tasks in the same time?   1 Answer

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Website www.smithgroupjjr.com
Headquarters Ann Arbor, MI
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1853
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Competitors EYP, Gensler, RTKL Associates

SmithGroupJJR (formerly SmithGroup) is the oldest continuously practicing architectural and engineering firm in the US. Founded in 1853 in Detroit by architect Sheldon Smith, the firm partnered with engineers in 1907 to become one of the first multidisciplinary firms in the country. SmithGroupJJR influenced the skyline of Detroit with structures like the Guardian, Penobscot, and Buhl buildings. These days the group offers architecture engineering, interiors planning, and consulting services and has about a dozen offices across the US. It targets the office, research ... More

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