We’re a passionate team of employee-owners solving challenges
for our nationwide clients. And we’d love for you to join us.
Join a company that’s grown 2600% in the past 13 years Look at
our industry awards. Read about our mergers. You’ll discover that
Salas O’Brien is a dynamic, respected firm on a dramatic path of
growth. Help us resolve our clients’ most pressing challenges.
You’ll find your potential here is truly limitless.
You can fulfill your life's dreams here We hire facilities
professionals of all types, as well as experts in marketing,
finance, and HR. If you’re excited by our culture of
employee-ownership and serving clients with excellence, there’s a
place for you at Salas O’Brien.
Growing and thriving as an employee-owner We tell clients to
“expect a difference,” and we think our employee-owners should
expect one, too. That’s why we ground our culture in our Ownership
Values and offer you everything you need to thrive here, from
amazing projects to comprehensive benefits.
The best thing about Salas O'Brien is the team members! To have
so many passionate, caring people in this firm is truly impressive.
I know I can tackle any challenge for my clients because our team
has my back! Our comprehensive benefits have your short- and
long-term needs covered.
Annual ESOP (employee stock ownership plan) contribution based
on company performance
Health, dental, and vision care for you and your dependents
Medical health savings account
Green living/sustainability incentives
Employer-paid life insurance
Short- & long-term disability insurance
Professional education & licensing reimbursement
Flexible work schedule at the arrangement of
401k plan & employer matching: 100% match on first 1%, 50% match
on next 5% of salary
Current Job Openings We’d love to tell you more about our
Position: Director of Plumbing Engineering
Location: Bethesda, MD
Job Id: 624
# of Openings: 1
You dream about plumbing systems. You’re passionate about
commercial buildings and sustainable design . You love to
collaborate with a technically proficient team. And you never stop
We are looking for a highly motivated Director of Plumbing
Engineering for our Bethesda, MD office. As the Director of
Plumbing Engineering, you will be responsible for:
Leading, directing and supervising electrical engineering
Managing electrical engineering activities and approach over
range of process.
Developing goals, policies, and objectives for the department
Reviewing technical concepts of major projects and solving
Managing concerns of the project such as cost, completion date
and resource allocation.
Providing expert resolution of issues and monitoring integration
Your Background: The successful candidate will possess the
A minimum of 15 years’ design experience.
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related
Proficient in AutoCAD, Revit and MS Office.
PE and/or CPD is preferred
Proven ability to successfully lead department, teams and manage
A strong track record of engineering management, performance,
unit cost control and employee development.
Experience in project management techniques with the ability to
concurrently handle multiple project assignments.
Must have a complete knowledge of plumbing design and
Excellent ability to read, interpret and implement plumbing
Experience with laboratories/medical facilities design.
Excellent work ethic and attitude.
Good communication and excellent management skills
Interpersonal communication skills, combined with organizational
skills, the ability to plan, balance and prioritize work.
Why Work for Salas O’Brien? With a motto of “expect a
difference,” a compelling, ownership-driven culture, and offices
around the country, Salas O’Brien draws the best engineering,
architecture, and construction professionals in the country. We
believe our attitude of ownership has profound impacts on how we
treat each other and serve our clients.
We challenge you to find a firm with more opportunities for
personal and professional growth than Salas O’Brien. Our many
offices offer our team of employee-owners:
Variety of projects and clients
Collaboration with experts in your field
Growth opportunities within a local office or other Salas
Awesome culture defined by our Ownership Values
Growth with the firm through ESOP participation
Of course, we also offer outstanding benefits—everything you
would expect for insurance and vacation time, plus incentives for
sustainable living, professional education & licensure
reimbursement, and flexible work scheduling at arrangement of your