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College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at UC Denver
 

Engineering Leadership Council

J.J. O’Brien, PE URS - Global Security Group


J.J. O'Brien, PE, PMP, LEED Green Associate is a senior project manager with URS - Global Security Group. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering (BSME), and a Master of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Colorado. He is a registered professional engineer in the states of Colorado and Alaska.

Working primarily in the government sector, O'Brien has 20 years experience with URS and its heritage companies, having worked with EG&G, Westinghouse Government Services, and Washington Group International (all owned by URS today).

O'Brien served for 10 years in the nuclear U.S. Navy aboard submarines, and he is a Gulf War veteran. He trained as a mechanical operator, welder, and Navy Diver. Currently, O'Brien lives in Littleton, with his wife, Kris, of 25 years; their son, Joshua, attends UC Denver studying digital design and their daughter, Kelsey, attends CSU on a softball scholarship working toward a business degree.