About Us

XCEL Engineering, Inc. (XCEL) was founded in 1971 by professional engineers at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. XCEL was purchased in early 2003 by US Army and Navy veterans committed to honor, honesty, and integrity in all aspects of professional and personal life.

XCEL is a Service Disabled, Veteran Owned, Small Business (SDVOSB) specializing in: regulatory compliance, air quality, environmental assessment and remediation, engineering design and analysis, ES&H programs and management systems, civil engineering and LEED design, and construction management.

Our goal: Customer Satisfaction and Long-Term Relationships.

XCEL strives to build long-term customer relationships through quality work focused on customer satisfaction. We listen to our customers and seek to understand our customer’s needs throughout the project, from planning all the way through completion and performance evaluation.

XCEL is fully committed to integrating safety into corporate and programmatic functions. We base our business on the premise that ALL accidents and injuries are preventable. XCEL protects the safety and health of its employees and the public by identifying and mitigating hazards and implementing sound work practices. Our deeply ingrained safety program has resulted in zero work-related injuries/illnesses since XCEL began contract operation in 2003. Over 10 years of Safety Excellence!

Listening to our customers enables XCEL’s staff of professionals to provide quality work that meets customer needs – on time and on budget. Each employee is responsible for quality, and each employee is empowered with the authority and resources needed to meet customer needs.

XCEL uses a “Plan – Do – Check – Act” approach to ensuring quality work. This simple and effective quality management system relies on frequent customer feedback and independent management and technical reviews to prevent problems and ensure continuous improvement.

At XCEL, we take great pride in maintaining an open and collaborative work environment where all employees are valued, trusted, respected, and empowered. We know our employees are our most important asset, and we recognize and reward quality work, customer service, technical innovation, and professional ethics and achievement.

Our employees enjoy working at XCEL, and we strive to advance their careers and enhance their lives.