Empyrean Canada

Empyrean Canada is a premier firm that provides consulting and staffing services to the Canadian Nuclear energy industry. Since we opened our office in Ontario Canada in 2007, we have handled toughest and complex technical and managerial assignments, and have successfully delivered world-class solutions to our Canadian clients. Our portfolio of experience covers assisting executive teams in planning and implementation of various programs as out sourced Managed Tasks or providing highly specialized team members on site and in back office.

Empyrean Services can assist you in these areas:

Plant Condition Assessments/Life Cycle Management

Empyrean can assist Plant Condition Assessments and Life Cycle Assessments to assess the viability of a nuclear unit, system, structure or component for optimal performance through the expected life of plant. We use strategic asset management techniques, operational, maintenance and engineering strategies to maximize the economic utilization of these assets through their expected economic life. Such assessments can be performed either at the macro level (a single unit at a site) or at the major component level (e.g. Boilers, Fuelling Machines, Calandria etc.).

Life Cycle Planning (LCP) and Integrated Aging Management

  • Develop a Business-Case for Implementing LCP/IAM
  • Update Station Level LCP
  • Develop Plan of Action and Resource Loaded Schedule for Fleet Wide Life Cycle Planning. Develop Criteria to Systematically Select Critical Systems, Structures and Components (SSC)
  • Develop Life Cycle Plans for Selected SSCs
  • Conduct Training on LCP/IAM Using Industry Best-Practices

Integrated Impact Reviews

  • Integrated Safety Reviews
  • Restoration of Safety margins
  • Collective Impact Assessments of planned/implemented modifications and refurbishments

Engineering Capability Assistance

  • Corrosion Management (e.g. Calandria Vault, Dump Tank etc.)
  • Finite Elements Analysis
  • Structural Integrity Evaluations
  • Plant Efficiency Improvements (e.g. recovering lost megawatts)
  • Mentoring of Engineering Supervision and Management
  • Engineering Work Management System

New Build Assistance (including Environmental Assessments)

  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Radiation Protection
  • Geotechnical Evaluations
  • Siting Evaluations
  • Regulatory Strategy Development Design Certifications and Licensing

Generation Planning and Load Management

  • Environmental Qualification Program Assessments and Support
  • Commissioning Plans and Support for Nuclear facilities
  • Project Managers/ System Window Coordinators for Implementation of Initiatives
  • Skills and Training Programs Design, Review and Implementation
  • Licensing Basis and Applications
  • Pre-WANO Assessments

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

    Bruce Power
    CH2M HILL
    DUKE ENERGY
    Energy Northwest
    GE – Hitachi
    Nebraska Public Power District
    Ontario Power Generation
    SCANA
    Southern Company
    Tennessee Valley Authority
    URENCO USA
    US Department of Energy
    NRC
    Westinghouse Electric Company
    Xcel Energy

    Awards

    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