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Obernel FJJ Partners

Obernel Merges with FJJ

Obermiller Nelson Engineering (Obernel) is excited to announce that Duluth-based engineering firm, Foster Jacobs and Johnson Engineering (FJJ) is becoming a part of Obernel. The firms joined forces to provide a strengthened engineering force and broadened regional presence.

Obernel will gain the engineering staff at FJJ in Duluth and Minneapolis, MN, as well as establish a presence in Sioux Falls, SD. Combined, they will employ a total of 125 employees across seven cities throughout North Dakota, Minnesota and South Dakota.

“Obernel has a passion for caring for our employees and customers,” said Obernel Managing Partner Jeremiah Christenson. “Our culture is unique and it fosters greatness in our work. Within our culture, we have a desire to make what we do better. FJJ Engineering has a similar culture of innovation and a desire to serve their employees and customers better. By coming together, we are able to combine our resources to have a more efficient, well-rounded company that will continue to serve our employees and customers and push for success.”

“The merger of FJJ and Obernel strengthens the combined organization with its diversity of talents, expanded markets and complementary services,” said FJJ Engineering Partner, Chip Jacobs.

About Obernel
Since 1992, Obernel has delivered success to their clients by providing professional, detailed mechanical and electrical building design and coordination. With licensed Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Civil Engineers, Fire Protection Engineers (FPE), Certified Energy Managers (CEM), Lighting Designers and LEED Accredited Professionals on staff, Obernel provides its clients with the highest quality of engineering services.

Obernel has delivered commissioning services through their sister company Commissioning Solutions (CxS) since 2007, CxS has delivered success to its clients’ projects by providing mechanical and electrical commissioning. With licensed mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, fire protection engineers, NEBB certified agents, BCxA certified agents and LEED accredited professionals on staff, CXS strives to provide its clients with the highest quality of commissioning services.

About FJJ Engineering
Since 1922 FJJ has been focused on providing full-service mechanical and electrical design services and work independently or jointly with leading architects, developers, construction managers and design-build firms. They maintain professional registration in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and North Dakota.

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