advanced manufacturing / facilities

With a multi-discipline in-house team, O'Brien & Gere provides a full range of study, design, and construction services for a variety of facilities. Architectural/engineering (A/E) services accommodate diverse building, site, and utility program requirements and include architectural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, structural, permitting, and site development. Intelligent project delivery solutions, including the latest in building information modeling (BIM), offer a fully integrated process to digitally represent a project from design through construction, ....
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From decontamination and demolition programs to major facility renovations and expansions, O’Brien & Gere provides integrated project delivery solutions in support of operational needs and business strategies. O’Brien & Gere provides a wide range of services, including strategic master planning, permitting, design, estimating, scheduling, construction, and operations, to support facility closure, consolidation, and redevelopment programs.

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Capital intensive facility programs require an experienced program manager to properly define the project approach and sequence engineering, procurement, and construction activities. O'Brien & Gere works closely with clients to refine design and execution approaches to major process areas and building utilities, administering complex programs and identifying potential issues that could impact the project schedule and budget. Leveraging program management tools, our team provides streamlined project execution estimating, scheduling, and manufacturing operation ....
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O'Brien & Gere offers a tailored suite of services to support facility process improvements and upgrades, including retrofit and process scale-ups. Solutions draw on expertise in continuous and batch processing, robotic material handling, and control systems integration. Services include selection and procurement, fabrication, and repurposing of equipment, integrated with fully automated controls. O'Brien & Gere’s solutions provide improvements in system and production uniformity, efficiency, and reliability. 
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O’Brien & Gere, through DentonTSI™, provides responsive and high-quality thermal solutions. O'Brien & Gere provides fully integrated thermal process systems that meet client-specific quality, efficiency, safety, and uniformity requirements. Solutions range from single heat treat furnaces, forging furnaces, and kilns to complete systems that include material handling and automation for the steel, forging, and ceramics industries. For more information on O'Brien & Gere's thermal systems and turnkey solutions, visit: moremore


energy

By fully evaluating client’s process needs, O'Brien & Gere tailors utility plants and related facility infrastructure to maximize efficiency, ensure reliability, and meet current and future demand. O'Brien & Gere further applies this process understanding to ensure that base utilities (central utility plants, electrical transmission and distribution, water and wastewater, and air pollution control) and process-support utilities (HVAC, process control integration, laboratory gases, clean utilities, chemical storage and distribution, and related ....
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O’Brien & Gere offers a range of full-service regulatory and engineering expertise to successfully evaluate and support generation, cogeneration, and microgrid projects, including construction management, operations and maintenance, and laboratory services. Services can be specifically tailored to each client’s unique requirements and needs. O’Brien & Gere’s staff includes specialists with extensive experience in power plant design, thermodynamics, materials handling, air quality control, water chemistry, waste treatment, environmental ....
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With a staff of engineers, scientists, construction, and operations personnel, O’Brien & Gere specializes in the identification, design, and implementation of both commercial and innovative methods to recover waste heat for reuse in production and facilities infrastructure. Using a staged-gate process, O'Brien & Gere evaluates the potential for waste heat recovery at incremental steps in the life-cycle while minimizing costs. In addition, O'Brien & Gere provides energy audit and feasibility services to reduce energy costs and achieve savings ....
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O'Brien & Gere assesses, designs, and installs solutions to eliminate the risks associated with power quality and reliability to prevent facility downtime. Services include feasibility studies, facility design, and construction management for power generation, distribution facilities, and a variety of in-plant electrical systems, including medium and high voltage substations, lightning protection, backup and uninterruptable power systems, energy storage, and on-site generation and cogeneration. O'Brien & Gere assists clients in developing, ....
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O'Brien & Gere provides feasibility studies, design, and installation services for renewable technologies in order to incorporate cleaner, reliable sources of energy with lower environmental impacts while achieving cost and energy savings. Areas of expertise include alternative fuels, waste to energy, biomass to energy, geothermal, hydro and micro kinetic power, landfill gas to energy, solar thermal and solar photovoltaic (PV), and wind power.
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environment

Over the past 20 years, the increased regulatory emphasis on preserving the world’s air quality resources has resulted in the need for intelligent, cost-effective solutions to a number of different air quality drivers including greenhouse gases/climate change, emissions of hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) and new/revised National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). In response to that need, O’Brien & Gere has developed a robust and comprehensive air quality practice consisting of three areas of expertise that capture the entire life-cycle of an ....
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ehs compliance

O’Brien & Gere delivers proactive and effective environmental, health, and safety (EHS) compliance solutions to industrial/manufacturing, higher education, municipal, and federal clients. In addition to reducing the need for regulatory agency oversight, proactive compliance identifies opportunities for reduced costs and improved resource allocation. Combining expertise in environmental regulations with extensive technical experience, O’Brien & Gere develops strategic approaches to client EHS compliance issues. 

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O’Brien & Gere’s approach to integrating strategic planning, design, and implementation is critical to delivering successful, cost-effective restoration projects. Federal, industrial, higher education, and municipal clients rely on O’Brien & Gere’s staff of biologists, ecologists, engineers, chemists, and toxicologists for solutions ranging from natural resource damage assessment (NRDA), aquatic studies, permitting and compliance, meeting Clean Water Act 316(b) standards, wetland and stream mitigation, risk ....
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remediation

O’Brien & Gere provides cost-effective remediation solutions to reduce client environmental liabilities and satisfy the objectives of project stakeholders. Offering single-source responsibility, O’Brien & Gere personnel have capabilities to support a wide range of remedial programs, from site investigations and remedial alternative evaluations to remedial design and construction, commissioning, operations & maintenance, and closure.


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O’Brien & Gere provides integrated management strategies to execute sediment projects from strategic planning and investigation through remedy selection, design, construction, and long-term operations & maintenance. Through its experience responding to some of the most complex sediment projects in the nation, O’Brien & Gere’s team of experienced scientists, engineers, and other specialists develop and implement sustainable, innovative, and cost-effective solutions to address contaminated and uncontaminated sedimentsto restore water bodies ....
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water

Whether a single project or multi-year capital program, O’Brien & Gere provides complete planning and program management services, including master planning, facility planning, regional water supply planning, and on-site teams to manage program implementation from concept through completion. O’Brien & Gere also has capabilities to deploy construction management (CM) teams to oversee the construction of designs by in-house staff and work as a third-party construction manager for designs by other firms. CM delivery approaches include schedule ....
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O’Brien & Gere provides a full range of turnkey wastewater treatment solutions to solve a number of challenging issues, including technology upgrades, energy efficiency improvements, nutrient reduction and recovery, and environmental and regulatory compliance. O’Brien & Gere has the knowledge and expertise to implement the latest advanced treatment technologies, as well as troubleshoot operational issues to restore wastewater plants to top operation. Areas of expertise include waste to energy, water quality, process and computational fluid dynamics ....
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O’Brien & Gere utilizes conventional and advanced water treatment processes to meet client potable water needs in compliance with current Safe Drinking Water Act requirements and emerging regulations. The Company has applied a wide range of treatment technologies, including: membrane filtration; ultraviolet disinfection; granular activated carbon; conventional and high rate clarification and filtration processes; alternate disinfectants; ion exchange; advanced oxidation; and patented technology for optimization of water output. Water supply and storage ....
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O’Brien & Gere provides comprehensive engineering services for condition assessments and the design and construction of water, sewer, and site/civil infrastructure related to wet weather discharges. O’Brien & Gere also offers custom wet weather compliance programs to address combined sewer overflows, sanitary sewer overflows, and stormwater management objectives.
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