Herman Buchanan

Senior Commissioning Associate


Accreditations, Certifications and Advanced Degrees

  • Professional Engineer, Washington State, License #43473, 2007 - present
  • Master of Science; Electrical Engineering, University of Washington, 2016

Herman joined O’Brien360 in 2020 as a Senior Commissioning Associate. He brings to his role more than 20 years of experience in the critical facilities field, including hands-on Controls and Electrical system design, testing, conceptual engineering, project planning, preliminary and final design, cost estimating, equipment specification, and mythology testing of electrical systems. Besides his extensive electrical engineering expertise, Herman possesses an extensive background in incident management, customer support, and technical documentation. He has served as the lead Commissioning agent on a number of projects, developing project-specific commissioning budgets, plans, procedures, and schedules; perform design reviews for SD, DD, and CD DWGs for adherence to OPR, BOD, and project guiding documents; develop and execute pre-functional checklists for equipment systems; site visits, and Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT).