Chris Tye serves as the president of the Power business line for Fluor Corporation, responsible for projects in the gas, nuclear, renewables, solid fuel, and environmental markets, as well as power services in the operations and maintenance business.
During his more than 38 years at Fluor, Mr. Tye has held various roles in the company including senior vice president of operations Nuclear, Power Business Line, vice president of Sales, Marketing & Strategy for Fluor’s Mining & Metals Group and vice president, North American Operations for Fluor Mining & Minerals.
His sales experience includes start-up and staffing of sales organization focused on providing services to operating nuclear power plants and the management of global marketing and sales for the Duke/Fluor Daniel Partnership. His operational experience includes the engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and maintenance of hydroelectric, fossil, and nuclear power plants.
Mr. Tye has a bachelor of science in civil engineering from The Citadel and a master of science in engineering and construction management from the University of Missouri. He is a registered professional engineer in the State of Missouri.
He is a member of numerous industry organizations including the American Nuclear Society (ANS), the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), and the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO). Mr. Tye also serves on the Civil Industry Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC) of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Citadel School of Engineering Industry Advisory Board, and the Western Carolina University Construction Industry Advisory Board.