We provide exceptional service solving complex challenges for the Department of Defense

Salas O’Brien is committed to serving the Department of Defense. We have a deep bench of experts and extensive experience in the US and overseas. Our technical expertise combined with rich experience complying with the Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) make us uniquely qualified to team with DoD clients and provide high quality solutions for military facility requirements.


What we can offer

Salas O’Brien provides a wide variety of engineering and technical services to meet the demands of this high-performance sector.

Advanced technologies and robotics

Salas O’Brien specializes in matching specific technology advancements into full application across our client organizations.

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Asset management

Salas O’Brien helps clients to maintain and optimize their assets, identify opportunities for cost savings, and develop strategies for asset lifecycle management.

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Base operations facilities engineering

Salas O’Brien offers facilities engineering and civil engineering support divisions on base and range operations contracts. Most contracts include full systems engineering-based design services from preliminary requirements development through 100% design including engineering support during construction. Post-design services include equipment commissioning, activation and turnover, and maintenance optimization. We provide cradle-to-grave project execution across an asset’s lifecycle from procurement through disposal.

Additional capabilities we provide:

  • Project Planning and Programming
  • Real Property Analysis
  • Logistics Studies
  • Geographic Information System (GIS) Updates and Mapping
  • Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) Programming
  • Facility Condition Assessments (FCA)
  • Equipment, System Commissioning (Cx)
  • Construction Support, Management and Inspection
  • Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Program Development
  • Environmental Management and Compliance
  • Hurricane Disaster Assessments and Recovery

Building science

Salas O’Brien’s team are experts in building materials and systems, and how they perform in real-world conditions. We can help you improve building performance.

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Decarbonization and sustainability

Salas O’Brien works with clients to identifying critical energy requirements, assess energy vulnerabilities, and develop sustainable solutions to resolve resilience gaps.

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Salas O’Brien identifies and mitigates the environmental impacts of projects. We also provide guidance on complying with environmental regulations and standards, and help clients to develop sustainability plans and initiatives.

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Mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection

Salas O’Brien’s mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection design team delivers common-sense, integrated design solutions that are cost-effective, reliable, and energy efficient.

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Public-private partnerships (P3)

Salas O’Brien works alongside government agencies to help make sound planning decisions supported by comprehensive data-driven business case analytics and executable strategies for public-private partnerships.

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Building envelope consulting and testing

Salas O’Brien covers all aspects of building envelope consulting, from design collaboration for new construction to installation oversight during construction. On existing buildings, our expertise also includes in-depth forensic analysis to pinpoint envelope failures, then offering detailed repair and remediation guidance.

Our field-testing services use cutting-edge tools to assess air and water tightness, thermal efficiency, and structural soundness. We have an ISO 17025 accredited lab and are capable of conducting a variety of both lab and field testing procedures following FGIA/AAMA, ASTM and other industry standards. Our team also specializes in energy modeling to boost efficiency and hazardous material sampling for safety. Our comprehensive building envelope commissioning ensures optimal performance of your building’s envelope, enhancing the functionality of both new and existing structures.

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