About Us

AboutUsimageEmpyrean Services was formed in 2000 with a vision to provide highly skilled and seasoned engineering, management and technical consulting services to the US Nuclear Industry. Today we are recognized as a premier provider of such services in US & Canada and are proud of our 150+ nuclear professionals who form our core team. We are capable of providing expert assistance in all aspects of the nuclear fuel life cycle and nuclear power plant operations including design, construction, startup, operation and decommissioning.

2001 – Nebraska Public Power District: Management Assessments

2002 – Nuclear Regulatory Commission: License Renewal; DOE: Program Management

2003 – CH2M HILL Hanford Group: Management Assessments and Program Development

2004 – NMC/Xcel Energy: License Renewal, EPU; Idaho National Laboratory

2005 – VeraSun Energy: Program Development, DOE/Defense Waste Processing Facility

2006 – LES/National Enrichment Facility: New Build, Program Development, Assessments and Readiness Reviews, Engineering Studies

2007 – NRC & GE: Licensing and Regulatory Reviews, Areva, Bruce Power Management Assessments

2008 – LES/National Enrichment Facility: Construction Management, Design Agency, Arizona Public Service: Project Management

2009 – Bruce Power: Mentoring, Managment Assessments

2010 – WorleyParsons: Engineering Services, Xcel Energy: EPU, Licensing

2011 – TVA, SHAW/Areva/MOX, Progress Energy, Entergy, GE Hitachi: Engineering and Staff Augmentation Services

2012 – Westinghouse Electric: AP1000 Structural Design, Omaha Public Power District: Design Engineering

2013 – Southern Nuclear: Engineering Services, SCANA: Design Engineering, DTE: Engineering Services

2014 – Day and Zimmermann: Outage Services, AMEC Foster Wheeler: Engineering Services

2015 – SNC Lavalin

Our Unique Services

Nuclear power plant lifecycle consulting services
Assisting site executive management in assessing and implementing programs and projects for operational excellence and regulatory compliance
Extensive experience in operational enhancements, NRC inspections, INPO evaluations, and program assessment services to commercial nuclear power facilities in US & Canada
Nuclear staff augmentation (all disciplines)

Areas of Expertise

LWR (PWR and BWR) and PHWR (CANDU) Experience
Access to international expertise (US, Canada, India)
Significant new build experience under COLA
Experience in Westinghouse, GE, AECL and Areva technologies
Department of Energy facilities
Consulting Services for all Designs

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Empyrean has offices in Houston, Chicago, Chattanooga, and Ontario, Canada to provide regional assistance in ensuring complete customer satisfaction.



Affiliated Companies



  • CPUC Certification
  • Member NMSDC/EMSDC
  • SAM Registered
  • Partial Client List

    Bruce Power
    Energy Northwest
    GE – Hitachi
    Nebraska Public Power District
    Ontario Power Generation
    Southern Company
    Tennessee Valley Authority
    US Department of Energy
    Westinghouse Electric Company
    Xcel Energy


    Pittsburgh 100 Fastest Growing Companies
    26th Largest Pittsburgh-Area Minority-Owned Firms
    Pittsburgh Business Times list of Largest Pittsburgh-Area Management Consulting Firms
    Pittsburgh 100 Fastest Growing Companies
    INC 500 2010