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SSOE Group Overview

Toledo, OH
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
Architectural & Engineering Services
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
As a Top 10 Engineering / Architecture firm for the past 7 years (BD+C), SSOE Group focuses on delivering Great Client Service to clients through a full range of project delivery solutions. They have been named a "Great Workplace" (Great Places ... Read more

Mission: Making clients successful by saving them time, trouble, and money.

Company Updates

  • NOW HIRING: we’re hiring a variety of positions at our office in León, Mexico, which has grown by 150% over the past year. Most positions are mid-level and senior-level, and offer the opportunity to work closely with our U.S. teams while gaining experience using integrated cutting-edge technology.


  • SSOE is a proud sponsor for the 21st annual LCI Congress, which takes place October 14th through 18th in Fort Worth, Texas. An LCI member since 2015, SSOE leverages Lean tools and strategies with a goal of defining and delivering a collective vision of success on projects by eliminating waste, compressing schedules, lowering cost, and improving satisfaction. Employees from various levels of our organization will be in attendance to gain insight on how to bring additional value to our clients on projects through our full range of delivery solutions.

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SSOE Group – Why Work For Us?

SSOE Facts:

  • SSOE was founded in 1948 and currently has more than 20 locations worldwide.

  • We are a project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management with projects in 40 countries.

  • SSOE offers program management services from design through construction, to commissioning and start-up, for seamless project delivery.

The SSOE Experience:

The SSOE Experience is the combination of our Value Promise
and Great Client Service that results in trusted relationships.

Value Promise:

The quest to deliver value drives every decision we make. Our Value Promise equals the project savings we document for clients. We benchmark our value by comparing what we save to our total fees with a goal of at least 100%.

Great Client Service:

It’s our commitment and our culture—here’s our proof:

  • 150 of our clients have been with us for more than 20 years, and we’re still finding new ways to impress them.

  • 9 out of 10 clients surveyed would recommend SSOE to their clients.

  • 95% of our fee has been returned to our clients in project savings over the last 5 years.

  • We’ve saved our clients nearly $1 billion since we began documenting in 2009.

Our Mission:

Making clients successful by saving them time, trouble, and money.

Our Vision:

World-class people, delivering world-class projects, for world-class clients.

We are the Global Project Delivery company that others aspire to imitate:

  • Safety-always culture.
  • Continuous efficiency improvements / innovation.
  • Prominence in our markets.
  • Career growth opportunities.
  • Employee prosperity.
  • Diversity of thought.
  • Growth in strategic areas.
  • Competitive advantage.
  • Adding the greatest client value and environmental sustainability.

Why choose SSOE? If you’re interested in a dynamic career with a healthy, growing firm, you’ve come to the right place. SSOE is a global leader in the AEC industry. Combine that with a culture recognized as a “Great Workplace” for 3 consecutive years (Great Place to Work) and one of the “Best AEC Firms to Work For” and you’ll discover why employees are proud to be on our team.

Stability. For 70 years, we’ve continued to succeed in an industry of constant change. One testament to our culture: 150 clients who have chosen to work with us for over 20 years. Though we’ve doubled in size over the past decade, we’ve taken a business-minded approach to our growth—focusing on diversity of geography, services, and markets served to ensure we weather any economic storm.

Unmatched opportunities for growth. We offer clearly defined paths to the top. Our focus on staff development prepares employees to take on the opportunities associated with worldwide growth and expanding project delivery models. We reward our team members who rise to the occasion by providing accelerated career advancement, access to global project experience, and an ownership structure that allows for a broader base of ownership than typically seen in our industry.

Culture of excellence. Our dynamic professionals will tell you every project they work on is different and exciting. Spend your day on the cutting edge of R&D, bringing well-known products to market, and helping clients expand globally. Our ISO compliance includes processes that ensure a quality output, and more importantly clients who are happy—in fact, 9/10 of those surveyed would recommend SSOE to a colleague. SSOE professionals were published in more than 50 industry publications last year—so you can be certain you’ll be working with the top talent in the industry.

Technology that works for you, not against you. SSOE has a full-time group dedicated to innovation. This not only ensures access to the latest technologies, like virtual reality and laser scanning, but also that mature technologies such as BIM are tailored for your needs, fully supported, optimized, and intelligently integrated into project delivery.

SSOE Group Reviews

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    "Right Job at the Right time"

    Former Employee - Architect in Toledo, OH
    Former Employee - Architect in Toledo, OH

    I worked at SSOE Group full-time (More than 5 years)


    Provided me with experience and knowledge to grow in the profession. Great people!


    None, really. Company is quick to address and fix problems.

    Advice to Management


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SSOE Group Interviews



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    Accepted Offer
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    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at SSOE Group in July 2012.


    Interview process was quick and smooth. All details done complete and fast

    Interview Questions

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SSOE Group Awards & Accolades

  • Best AEC Firm to Work For, Building Design + Construction Magazine, 2010
  • Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies, Inc. Magazine, 2012
  • Engineering Excellence Grand Award, American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), 2013
  • Work-Life Balance Awards (Honorable Mention), Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP, 2011
  • Ohio Distinguished Employer, Ohio Cooperative Education Association (OCEA), 2011
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