Brian O’Donel, P.E.

Brian O’Donel P.E.

Facilities Engineer & Workplace Safety Expert

Brian is a Facilities Engineering and Workplace Safety expert with 30 years of experience in nearly every aspect of Facilities Management, including Manufacturing and Production; Industrial Equipment and Systems; Environmental, Health and Safety; and Security.

Early in his career Brian developed and produced friction materials and composites for the automotive, heavy equipment, and aerospace industries. He worked through all aspects of the manufacturing process, from Research and Product Development; Materials Testing; Lab and Dynamometer Testing; Process Engineering and Production Equipment; to Customer Specifications and Heavy Equipment Applications. In these roles Brian managed a 1+ million square foot facility on 130+ acres.

Brian further developed his expertise in Safety Management, Injury Reduction, Injury/Failure Investigations, and Facilities Engineering with 20 years experience with the Standard Register Company in various roles including Engineering Management, Facilities Engineering, Equipment and Systems, Machine Guarding and Operation, and Environmental Health and Safety. He was responsible for the Safety and Compliance of more than 40 sites, including Manufacturing Plants, Offices, and Distribution Centers. He also managed site security for the manufacture of secure and negotiable documents for banking, healthcare, and government customers.

Brian also has more than 20 years experience providing Facilities Maintenance for the hospitality industry, lifelong experience in agricultural crop and livestock production, as well as unique experience in Hydro Power Production.

Brian is licensed as a Professional Engineer and holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University. He earned certificates in OSHA Machine Guarding and Training, as well as Environmental Compliance and Permitting. He also holds certificates in Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing.

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