Chenega-Salas O'Brien JV

Alaskan Native Small Disadvantaged Business

Solving complex challenges with dedication and agility.

Chenega-Salas O'Brien JV

Chenega-Salas O’Brien JV, LLC ( CS JV), is a Small Business Administration (SBA) approved Mentor Protégé Joint Venture, combining Chenega Architecture and Design Solutions — a rapidly growing Design/Build (D/B),  construction, professional, and design services company — and  Salas O’Brien a top architecture and engineering services firm delivering facility design, planning, construction management, and commissioning firm.  Our JV was formed to accommodate the U.S. Federal Government’s worldwide mission requirements as a Prime contractor capable of self-performing and providing our customers a direct communications link to to both D/B and Architecture/Engineering (A/E) firms. This process eliminates integration risk and maximizes cost efficiencies.

We make our clients’ priorities our own so that we can develop consistent, long-term partnerships with all our customers. Fulfilling our commitments to our clients and projects is the backbone of those relationships, and our ability to be agile and flexible is a big part of our success.

The CS JV has successfully conceptualized, scoped, planned, designed, cost-estimated, implemented, and performed follow-up measurement and verification services on federal projects. We confirm system build and performance are in accordance with owner requirements. CS JV ensures our systems deliver expected energy savings for more than 20 microgrid projects across the CONUS, for the US Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and other federal agency clients.

The CS JV technology design team is well-versed in the latest technology applications and is poised to support the future with our expertise in systems integrations, the application of Building Internet of Things (BIoT), and developments in machine learning and artificial intelligence. The leadership of CS JV have 30 years of experience helping to develop leading-edge design standards for various corporate, academic, and federal campuses.

The CS JV successfully supports the US Air Force’s Foreign (USAF) Military Sales (FMS) F-16 Program worldwide. We deliver secure facilities to include the design, build, and renovations of five secure facilities on three separate Air Bases in Taiwan for the USAF. Our design support services include site surveys and assessments, geotechnical surveys, project scope development, and a site survey report resulting in 15% design. Design includes 35%, 65%, and 100% design drawings and specifications; 65% design in-person review; as-built drawings; cost estimates; and test plans and construction management and administration.


CS JV  architecture and interior design team has decades of experience serving U.S. Federal Government clients from initial design strategy and planning through implementation and management with our expertise in U.S Federal Government Building standards and processes.

  • Architecture
  • Interior design
  • Site investigation & selection
  • Feasibility & cost analysis studies
  • Site planning
  • Prototype rollouts

CS JV goal is to understand the intended function of the space and the needs of the users so we can offer proven solutions based on our diverse and extensive experience. We focus on industry best practices and partner with leading industry organizations for standards and support. We are poised to support the future of technology based on our expertise in systems integrations, the Building Internet of Things (BIoT), and machine learning and artificial intelligence.

  • Audio-visual systems
  • Structured cabling design
  • Security systems design
  • Wireless systems
  • Smart buildings

CS JV Construction management team works with clients from across multiple markets to ensure that original design intent is carried out through construction.

  • Design and submittal review
  • On-site management
  • Coordination with contractor and project partners
  • Scheduling review and issue resolution

CS JV provides structural engineering – including mechanical, electrical, and fire protection

  • Technology and control systems design
  • Commissioning construction administration
  • Building science environmental specialists
  • Central energy plant design
  • Energy and engineering design
  • District utilities consulting

Additional Capabilities

  • Construction Management
  • Building Automation Systems
  • Electronic Security
  • Interior Design
  • Design, Build, and Renovate
  • Architecture & Engineering
  • Program Management
  • Facility Support Services and Assessments


CS JV is qualified for federal government set-aside procurement opportunities for small business concerns under a number of NAICS codes, including:


Architectural Services (PRIMARY)


Industrial Building Construction


Commercial and Institutional Building Construction


Engineering Services


Remediation Services

Corporate Experience

Chenega provides validation of design by others, materials, equipment, and non-personal services needed to identify, procure, deliver, install, configure, test, operate, and turnover an integrated Audio-Visual system, IT data, and IT Network supporting the new ten-story FCC HQ facility. In furnishing these products and services, Chenega provides all necessary management, supervision, personnel, materials, supplies, and equipment and plans, schedules, coordinates, and ensures the effective performance of, and conformance to, all aspects of the work. Provide design validation for the secure portion of the facility. Provides design validation for both the AV and IT Network systems. Integration of all conference room video displays, cameras, shading controls, lighting controls, conference audio, and video controls into the high-end conference tables in each room.

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Chenega Architecture and Design Solutions, LLC

1155 Kelly Johnson Boulevard Suite 105 Colorado Springs, CO 80920

(719) 717-9648

MIOS Headquarters

10505 Furnace Rd Suite 205 Lorton, VA 22079

(703) 982-9920


We believe that retaining a world-class workforce relies on leadership that is visionary, innovative, competitive, progressive, and ethical.

Michael Montgomery

CADS President

Harry Kleiser

Salas O’Brien Principal