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SmithGroupJJR Reviews

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33 Reviews
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SmithGroupJJR President and CEO Carl Roehling
Carl Roehling
18 Ratings

    Great Company!

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    Former Employee - Architect II  in  Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Architect II in Phoenix, AZ

    I worked at SmithGroupJJR full-time for more than 3 years


    Working w/ talented professionals, large corporate presence, great projects, work/life balance, fridays off


    A lot of mid level architects making it diffcult to advance

    Positive Outlook
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SmithGroupJJR Interviews

Updated Jul 14, 2014
Updated Jul 14, 2014

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    Entry Level Civil Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Ann Arbor, MI
    Anonymous Employee in Ann Arbor, MI
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university - interviewed at SmithGroupJJR in June 2013.

    Interview Details

    Was contacted via email and then phone. Interview took about an hour. 4 other civil engineers were in the room. The civil engineer team/panel that interviewed me was very friendly and really seemed to want to get to know me at a personal level.

    Interview Questions
    • They seemed most interested in my international experience and why I decided to become a civil engineer in the first place. The interview itself was definitely more of a discussion and the folks in the room seemed to really want to get to know me and see if I would fit in within their team.   View Answer
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Headquarters Detroit, MI
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1853
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable 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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