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Industrial | EMPYREAN SERVICES “We are positioning ourselves the future by widening the tyfor pes of services we provide.” –Sushil Jain, CEO • Headquarters: Pittsburgh, Penn. • Employees: 150 • Services: Engineering, ma nagement and technical con g sta tation servicessultintheandclearff augmenin nu industry Empyrean Services Power Player S ince it was formed in 2000, Empyrean Services has provided skilled and experienced engineering, management and technical consulting services to the nuclear industry in the United States and Canada. As the nuclear industry has seen a resurgence of activity in recent years, Empyrean has provided clients with assistance in everything from design and construction to startup, operation and decommissioning. “When we started, we were strictly a consulting company,” CEO Sushil Jain says. “As we grew, we expanded the consulting business and created the staff-augmentation revenue stream.” Empyrean’s client base includes nuclear power plants, nuclear suppliers and commercial and government nuclear facilities. « PHOTO COURTESY OF NPPD EMPYREAN SERVICES IS IN A GOOD PLACE FOR THE NUCLEAR INDUSTRY’S RESURGENCE. BY ERIC SLACK nuclear facility in all professional areas,” Jain says. “What we don’t provide are craft laborers or radiation technicians. We provide staff augmentation for the white collar positions, and provide consulting services for engineering, licensing, construction, program management and project management.” One area where Empyrean’s business has expanded has been in nuclear construction projects. The company has more than 50 people on site at the MOX Fuel Fabrication Facility project in Aiken, S.C. It has also been involved with the development of the URENCO USA uranium enrichment facility in New Mexico where it has about 40 employees. The MOX Fuel Fabrication Facility is focused on removing impurities from surplus weapons-grade plutonium, mixing it with uranium oxide to form MOX fuel pellets for reactor fuel assemblies. Including support facilities, the project is 600,000 square feet in total size. The MOX facility will clean and purify weapons-grade material in a seven-level aqueous polishing portion of the building, while fuel fabrication will takes place in the facility’s three levels of fuel manufacturing space. The URENCO USA facility is located five miles east of Eunice, N.M. Although it began operations in June 2010, project construction will On the Rise Empyrean has a diverse client base, including nuclear utility power plants, nuclear suppliers and commercial and government nuclear facilities. The company’s executive consulting services allow it to provide clients with specialized expertise in nuclear programs. Its staff-augmentation services help clients by providing access to staff members who are experienced in all aspects of nuclear facility operation. “Today, Empyrean Services can provide staff augmentation for a 112 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2012 http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - September/October 2012
Construction Law
Green Construction
Best Practices
Lighting Technology
HDC Development Cos.
NorthPoint Development
Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight Frank – Moffett Towers
Demar Plumbing Corp.
Howard S. Wright – Tony Nelssen Equestrian Center
Rommel Cos.
NOW Specialties Inc.
NOW Specialties Inc.
Sioux Chief Manufacturing Co.
Victor International
Starwood Land Ventures
LaValley Building Supply
Congress Construction
McCormack Baron Salazar Inc.
Related California – The Village at Santa Monica
Ricco Construction
Taisei Construction Corp.
WPM Construction
WPM Construction – WR Sage West Apartments
Flagger Force
Miami International Airport – North Terminal improvements
Graham Construction and Engineering – Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade
Hydrema US Inc.
CARCON Industries
Dennis’ 7 Dees
G.W. Peoples Contracting Co. Inc.
International Airport Development Co. Ltd. – Argyle International Airport
TL Wallace Construction Inc.
TL Wallace Construction Inc.
Morrison Hershfield – Newfoundland
APEX Block Corp.
Teqton Inc. U.S.
Dakota Transload
Empyrean Services
West Side Tractor Sales Co.
U.S. General Services Administration/VCC – FBI field building
Kohler Ronan LLC
Turner Construction – Martin Army Community Hospital
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