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Salas O'Brien

Salas O’Brien is an employee-owned facility planning, design, construction management, and commissioning firm with offices across the United States. We use our experience at the intersection of energy, infrastructure, and sustainability to help high-profile clients meet their critical needs.... Read more


At Salas O’Brien, we solve technical challenges with passion and excellence, keeping clients and the project team informed at every step. Our team is nationwide, and our talent pool is deep—but we know that local, responsive service is critical to your success.

Our professionals have been serving clients for more than four decades, and as you’ll read here, our commitment to relationships produces an unmatched quality.
Salas O'Brien is made up of committed, engaged people who are skilled and passionate about what they do. Our team of employee-owners solves challanges every day for our nationwide clients.
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National Strength, Local Action
When you work with Salas O’Brien, you get the best of both worlds. Your project success will be driven by our national pool of experts, yet you’ll get the attentive service and focus on detail that you’d expect from a small, local firm.
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Our company's mission is to "expect a difference"

Leadership, We will:
- Recognize that we are all owners with direct influence on our and our clients’ success.
- Do what is right, setting the standard for performance, integrity, and professionalism.
- Provide positive energy, passion, and commitment to everything we do.
- Embrace positive change and challenge the status quo.
- Encourage the growth of our owners through training and opportunities for leadership.
- Contribute meaningfully to our communities.

Relationships, We will:
- Be open, direct, positive, and respectful to everyone.
- Promote teamwork through commitment and trust.
- Constructively communicate intentions and expectations.
- Manage performance fairly and consistently.
- Attract and retain outstanding employee owners.

Results, We will:
- Set and achieve ambitious goals.
- Be accountable for our actions.
- Properly plan and execute all projects to ensure a reasonable profit.
- Achieve cost savings for clients through resource conservation and sustainable design.
- Tailor designs to each project, balancing project cost, maintenance, and performance.
- Continuously improve our delivery to customers.
- Serve each client as though they’re our only client.
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Additional Culture Details

Salas O'Brien is a 100% employee-owned firm that lives by its three Ownership Values: Expect Leadership, Expect Results, and Expect Great Relationships. This ownership culture permeates everything we do and fosters an entrepreneurial, accountable, and positive work environment.... Read more


Expect Leadership
Recognize that we are all owners with direct influence on the success of our company.


San Jose, CA


81 US Employees



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