Salas O’Brien is a 100% employee-owned facility planning, design, construction management, and commissioning firm with offices nationwide. We use our experience at the intersection of energy, infrastructure, and sustainability to help high-profile clients meet their critical needs.

We achieve great relationships by delivering exceptional results—and we’d love to talk about how our unique approach and energetic team can make your next project a success!

300

People

$70+

Million Annual Revenue

<3%

Bid Variance

100%

Employee Ownership

50

Licensed States

0

Claims History

75+

Registered Professionals

13

Offices

1

Billion In Construction Volume

Our Values

Expect Leadership: Inspire as Owners

  • Recognize that we are all owners with direct influence on the success of our company.
  • 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.
  • Ensure the continuity of the firm through succession planning.
  • Contribute meaningfully to our communities.

Expect Results: Achieve as Owners

  • Set and achieve ambitious goals.
  • Be accountable for our actions.
  • Properly plan and execute all projects to ensure a reasonable profit.
  • Achieve life cycle 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.
  • Maintain a financially healthy firm.
  • Capitalize on opportunities to strengthen the firm.

Expect Relationships: Connect as Owners

  • Be open, direct, positive, and respectful to everyone.
  • Promote teamwork through commitment and trust.
  • Constructively communicate intentions and expectations.
  • Have fun together.
  • Recognize and reward accomplishments.
  • Manage performance fairly and consistently.
  • Attract and retain outstanding employee owners.

Salas O’Brien’s “Ownership Values”

Expect Leadership: Inspire as Owners

  • Recognize that we are all owners with direct influence on the success of our company.
  • 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.
  • Ensure the continuity of the firm through succession planning.
  • Contribute meaningfully to our communities.

Expect Relationships: Connect as Owners

  • Be open, direct, positive, and respectful to everyone.
  • Promote teamwork through commitment and trust.
  • Constructively communicate intentions and expectations.
  • Have fun together.
  • Recognize and reward accomplishments.
  • Manage performance fairly and consistently.
  • Attract and retain outstanding employee owners.

Expect Results: Achieve as Owners

  • Set and achieve ambitious goals.
  • Be accountable for our actions.
  • Properly plan and execute all projects to ensure a reasonable profit.
  • Achieve life cycle 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.
  • Maintain a financially healthy firm.
  • Capitalize on opportunities to strengthen the firm.
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