ASME Section XI Programs

GSE Engineering, Programs & Performance group (formerly True North Consulting) is the leading provider of engineering programs and services associated with ASME Section XI programs in the nuclear industry. Our diversified staff comprises individuals who have formerly served as corporate managers, department managers, and program engineers or have been certified as Senior Reactor Operators (SROs) at both BWR and PWR nuclear stations. Our diversified organization’s overall combined extensive experience includes all areas of station design, construction, startup and operation.

GSE is uniquely positioned to provide you with the best possible engineering programs services and solutions available today. Specifically, GSE employees have diverse experience performing many ISI Program Updates, are represented on multiple ASME Section XI committees and are heavily involved with industry rule-making, including the up-and-coming Post-2000 Design Reactors.

ASME Section XI programs:

  • Preservice Inspection
  • In-Service Inspection
  • IWE (metal containments)
  • IWL (concrete containments)
  • Pressure Testing
  • Vessel Inspection (VIP)
  • Augmented
  • Elective
  • Risk Informed

Partial list of ASME Section XI program services:

  • 10-Year ISI Updates
  • Detailed Assessments
  • Focused Assessments
  • Vertical Slice Assessments
  • Program Documents
  • Relief Request Preparation
  • Request for Additional Information (RAI) Assistance
  • Safety Evaluation
  • Regulatory Interface Support
  • Administration and Implementation Procedure Upgrades
  • Emergent or Exigent Regulatory/Station Support
  • Design Certification and Support, as well as development and implementation of the PreService and Inservice Inspection requirements and program development for the post-2000 reactors, including Westinghouse AP-1000, SMRs, and the advanced BWRs
  • ACAD Services for Boundary Drawings
  • Training

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GSE Engineering is a highly experienced team focused on creating innovative ways to meet our customers’ needs using a combination of our industry-leading services and products. The Programs & Performance group (Formerly True North Consulting) leverages decades of specialized expertise in thermal performance and engineering programs that refine and update systems, to optimize performance and safety.

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