“We have the strength and resources of a large company, but we offer the response and personal service of a small company. Company loyalty and enthusiasm remains high because the basic company philosophy has always been: ‘work hard, play hard, invest in the community.’ ”

Carl Salas, PE

Bloom Energy Staples Center, Los Angeles CA – View Project

“I have been with Salas O’Brien for over 20 years. I became an engineer to balance science and art and to come up with the best solution for our clients. I appreciate the flexibility Salas O’Brien has provided me to balance family and work.”

John Thomson, PE, LEED AP

Paget Health Systems, Hamilton, Bermuda – View Project

“A significant portion of Salas O’Brien’s clients are technology-based firms. As Director of Critical Environments I have the pleasure of working with architects and engineering staff who have an amazing depth of experience designing in this fast-paced, continually evolving building type. I truly enjoy the intricacies of critical environment design that combines art, architecture, engineering, and technology. Your information may be ‘in the cloud,’ but behind every cloud is a data center!”

Brenda Ross, AIA, LEED AP

Telx Data Center, Atlanta GA – View Project

“I have had immense opportunities and professional growth: I started at Salas O’Brien as a UCSC graduate and climbed the ladder to Principal in a short period of time. The potential at Salas O’Brien is truly limitless.”

Jeffry Gosal, PE, CEA

DeAnza College, Cupertino CA – View Project

“I love how we impact people. We impact our colleagues and their families by providing them an energetic, safe, family-oriented culture. We impact our clients by providing them high quality work that is energy efficient, reliable, built well and maintenance friendly. We impact the people who enter our buildings by providing them a comfortable, safe and positive experience in a built environment. It is amazing to me the number of people who are impacted by our work every day. I take great pride in that.”

David Bonaventure, PE, CEM

Perkins Rowe, Baton Rouge LA – View Project

”I love what I do. The people at Salas O’Brien are dedicated, intelligent, fun, good-natured, and do the right thing. They are the reason our clients can expect a difference!”

Donald C. Young, CCM

Evergreen Valley College, San Jose CA – View Project

“As a Project Manager on commercial projects there are no quiet days!  Working on 10-15 different projects in a given day makes the days go by very fast. I am extremely proud of what we are delivering to our clients on a daily basis!”

Israel Moreno Jr.

Texas A&M University Reed Arena, College Station TX – View Project

“I attribute the success and growth of Salas O’Brien to our incredible team members and clients. I cherish the partnerships that we have developed over the years with so many clients and I consider all of our employees ‘family.’ There is no limit to what Salas O’Brien can do!”

Brad Kalmans, PE, LEED AP

Pasadena Independent School District (ISD), Pasadena TX – View Project

“I would never have guessed that 10 years ago, when I started as an office manager/receptionist in an office with just a few people, we would be where we are today. I am now a Senior Plumbing Designer, and our firm has had tremendous growth!”

Lindsay Perricone

The Ritz-Carlton, Grace Bay Turks and Caicos – View Project

“Because of the amount of time we spend at work, I believe that who you work with is just as important as what you do for a living. The people at Salas O’Brien are one of the main reasons I have enjoyed working here for so long. They are wonderful folks, many of whom I consider family.”

Toby Hunt, PE

RiversEdge at Port Imperial, Weehawken NJ – View Project

“The leaders at Salas O’Brien foster growth, and I am proud to say I am a shareholder. We have never had a claim in our history; this is a testament to the quality of work we deliver and the quality of relationships we keep!”

Bi Nguyen

San Jacinto College, La Porte TX – View Project

“I am leading some of the most technically complex telecom and data center projects in the world. We have an amazing team and that translates directly into continued project success and, more importantly, higher expectations by all.”

John Floren, PE

Fortune 15 Telecommunications Company, Colorado Springs CO – View Project

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.

Relationships are everything to us—and it really shows in our hyper focus on delivering exceptional results. Let’s talk about how our energetic team can make your next project a success!


Learn more about the Salas O'Brien difference

Team Members


Employee Ownership

Million Annual Revenue

Zero Claims History