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All Hands: Collaboration

What is a Collaborative​ Culture​? -Active Listening​ -Clear, Direct Communication​ -Identifying Objectives & Coordinating tasks ​ -Looking ahead / Anticipating​ -Being Adaptive​ -Honest & Respectful Debate​ -Timeliness / Reliability​
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Lets Celebrate our Apprentices

We are thrilled to announce a significant milestone: Andrew Adams and James Callister have earned the first nationally portable credentials for the NCCER Core from Tillamook Bay Community College. TBCC went to great lengths to help us refine and relaunch the OCJATC’s program as a Related Training Provider. They procured certifications, obtained grants, partnered with […]
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Spring into health

O’Brien’s Preventative Care Incentive extended through June. As we embrace the rejuvenating spirit of spring, it’s the perfect time to kickstart our journey towards better health and vitality. That’s why we’re thrilled to introduce our Q2 Wellness Initiative: “Spring into Health” – a celebration of physical wellness designed to inspire and empower you to live […]
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OSU Project is a go! Restoration Through Repurposing

Mackenzie Inc. and O’Brien are teaming up to tackle a big Design-Build housing project in Newport for Oregon State University (OSU). This new 77-unit building provides homes for students and professionals connected to the Hatfield Marine Science Center and helps to ease Newport’s housing crunch while expanding OSU’s coastal campus facilities. Situated conveniently close to […]
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Employees’ Hidden Gems in Nature

Earth Month is a vibrant celebration of sustainability and environmental stewardship, with communities coming together for events like tree plantings, beach cleanups, and educational workshops. Throughout April, we highlight projects and activities that protect the region’s diverse ecosystems, promoting a greener and more sustainable future for generations to come. NATURE’S HIDDEN GEMS With five offices […]
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O’Brien’s Preventative Care

Stay Healthy, & Don’t Forget to Earn Rewards: O’Brien’s Preventative Care Incentive ends March 31st. At O’Brien, we believe in prioritizing the health and well-being of our employees. As you’ll recall the first quarter of 2024 is our Preventative Care Incentive campaign! We understand the importance of proactive healthcare measures in maintaining a happy and […]
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Two submissions have been entered for DJC’s Top Project 2024. We extend our gratitude to all involved in Nestucca CTE and The Stephanie Inn projects! Stay tuned until June to discover the winners. Meanwhile, explore brief insights into each project below. Like many rural areas, the Nestucca region of the Oregon Coast faces challenges in […]
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DJCOregon: Accretech

Our design-build endeavor, Accretech, takes the spotlight in the current issue of DJCOregon. Sarah Young, Assoc. AIA, CDT, DBIA of our architecture firm, Open Concept Architecture, and Alex Noble, DBIA of O’Brien are leading this project. Mark Green will be the Superintendent of this project. Dive into the article for more information. https://djcoregon.com/news/2024/01/30/on-the-boards-accretech-industrial-building/
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Blogging is a central way that we can communicate with each other in the digital world. An internal blog is a simple and efficient way to share news on a company-wide level through individual blog posts. It helps us express ourselves, contribute ideas, and learn about each other by making it easier for people to collaborate and share information with one another across office and project locations.

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