Nuclear Welding

Specialty Welding & Major Component Replacementnuclear Welding

BHI Energy provides specialty welding and machining and major component replacement services to nuclear facilities nationwide.  Our projects are executed by managers, supervisors, weld operators and craft who have decades of experience delivering projects requiring the most critical quality and productivity. This qualified team of field personnel, along with a proven project management infrastructure and the latest equipment and technology, allows BHI Energy to meet or exceed all safety standards, reduce planned schedule durations and deliver the highest quality services in either emergent or well-planned scenarios.

Robust Craft Deployment & Field Operations Infrastructure
Our field operations management team leverages the most talented leaders of craft within the industry and specialty agreements allowing for the travel of top-notch craft into local areas to address key talent shortages.

Equipment, Technology & Engineering
Our equipment operations team services a vast arsenal of specialty welding and machining equipment with engineering support to address any variation of customer need.

Rigorous Quality & Welding Programs
BHI’s QA Program meets 10CFR50 Appendix B/NQA1 and ASME Codes with “S,” “U” and “R” stamps.  Our Welding Program meets ASME Section IX and AWS Codes with hundreds of welding procedures and nearly 1,000 welder qualifications

Our Experience

Since 2005, BHI Energy’s nuclear welding division has successfully completed hundreds of major projects for a majority of the nuclear utilities in the U.S.  We routinely rank in the top three for specialty mechanical contractors for man-hours and, by a wide margin, lead all other contractors in the nuclear industry, regardless of their size, in the replacement of major nuclear balance-of-plan components such as feedwater heaters, moisture separator heaters and piping systems.


  • Large component repair & replacement
  • Automatic & semi-automatic weld overlay
  • Orbital welding (heavy wall & alloy solutions)
  • Temper bead welding
  • Valve repair & replacement
  • Engineered solutions to complex mechanical challenges
  • Prime contracting of multiple vendors (turnkey)
  • Labor management/staff augmentation
  • Vessel & piping modification/replacement
  • Large bore pipe cladding
  • Shop fabrication services
  • Safety-related welding & machining (piping, vessels, valves)