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Who We Are

Since 1969, Orbital Engineering has successfully provided Engineering, Risk Mitigation, and Project Delivery services. With customers ranging from Fortune 500 companies to local municipal authorities, we have the expertise to service clients within the Mining & Metals, Energy, Chemical & Manufacturing, and Infrastructure industries.

We employ over 300 engineering and support staff members, with offices in Pittsburgh (HQ), Philadelphia, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, and Houston.

Our Philosophy

We understand that our customer base is the foundation of our company. We strive to provide a level of customer service above and beyond the competition, keeping our clients informed, aware and up-to-date throughout the life-cycle of a project, ensuring our projects are completed to our clients’ highest level of satisfaction.

We provide the technical expertise of a large company with the personal touch of a local company. Our ultimate goal is to develop long-term relationships. Our job is not complete until we have helped you achieve your goals.

Value Proposition

For over 45 years, Orbital has provided the full-service engineering and risk mitigation expertise of a large company with the flexibility, responsiveness and personal attention of a local company. Our customer-focused, problem solving approach starts with listening to you, then developing practical, value-added solutions built on our proven experience of over 20,000 successful projects across multiple industries.

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Recent Events and News

  UAV (drone) service provider

Orbital Engineering, Inc. was recently approved as a UAV (drone) service provider to a major oil refining and midstream company. Flights are currently being planned with this customer including performing topographic surveys of tank farms, detailed inspections of flare stacks and providing emergency response support. Let Orbital assist your operations in asset management and engineering services with use of this new technology.


  Excellence Safety Award from NWIBRT

Orbital Engineering attended the annual Construction Awards Banquet hosted by NWIBRT on May 12, 2016 and received the Contractor Safety Award for Excellence for the second year in a row. We are very proud to be exemplified by this award and strive every day to put the safety of our employees and client operations at the forefront of our efforts.

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Orbital Technical Solutions (OTS) was an Exhibiter and Presenter at the 2016 Electric Power Conference & Exhibition in New Orleans April 18 - 20.

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OTS presented on Monday April 18: Drone University - Utilizing Drones in Your Power Plant.

  • Overview on UAV industry
  • UAV/FAA Regulations
  • How can UAV’s be used at Your Power Plant
  • Infrared Thermal Imaging via a UAV
  • Drone Demonstration flights
  • Post Processing demonstration data
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  Election Power Conference

2016 Electric Power Conference & Exhibition
Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, LA

Thanks for stopping by the OTS booth to iscuss how UAV’s can be utilized at your facility as a safe and efficient tool for Asset Management. OTS is an affiliate company of Orbital Engineering, Inc.

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