For 25 years, Lucas Engineering and Management Services, Inc. has delivered performance. The breadth and ability of our talent exemplifies the philosophy of “Expertise born out of experience.” Lucas works in high-risk operations, providing clients with subject matter experts, project managers and engineering services. 

The Organizational Performance Team (OPT) grew out of demand 10 years ago by our clients, and continues today. The original market for Concept of Operations and Human Performance Improvement expanded into Root Cause Analysis, Conduct of Work, leadership development and safety management.

Built on the back of an Army Infantry Officer, OPT carries on with a retired U.S. Master Diver, an emergency preparedness expert, a Lean Six Sigma strategist, a nationally recognized organizational leader and a HR professional. 


In three Spaces, Development, Assessment and Mentoring, Lucas OPT drives the performance of our clients by serving as catalysts to improve systems, processes and human performance. We will deliver the changes needed for our clients to thrive in the landscapes of today and beyond.

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Improvement Team



Estey, Sr.

Senior Performance Improvement Specialist

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Nationally reputed human performance practitioner facilitating organization pivots to improve safety, efficiencies and business practices. Expertise includes industrial systems, High Reliability Organization principles, instructional design and technical training.


Seth Gulley

Performance Improvement Specialist III

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Health, safety and security expert with decades spent in fire & medical services , critical infrastructure protection, emergency preparedness, the utility sector (nuclear & non-nuclear), DOE and transportation providing, OPT client's world-class instruction.

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Walling, PE

Senior Performance

Improvement Specialist

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As a licensed Professional Engineer, OPT clients gain the expertise & wisdom from a director level systems and operations expert. He is effective in enabling change due to his background in multi-plant fossil fuel & nuclear utilities.

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Performance Improvement Specialist III

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High-Risk training and mission critical environments using unique & complex systems is why this retired U.S. Navy Master Diver is an effective change agent for OPT Clients. He specializes in Conduct of Operations, Conduct of Work and HPI.


With real-world, industry experience, gained in the proverbial fires of high-risk industry Lucas OPT™ offers expertise in the operational spaces present in every organizational structure.

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Performance Improvement Specialist III

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Safety-first management of complex heavy rigging for critical lifts, makes this DOE & private contracts specialist, the expert in driving the improvement of ESH&Q personnel. Recipient of the Olympic Dam Expansion Project Management Safety Award.


Estey, Jr

Performance Improvement Specialist III

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Specializing in industrial operations, continuous improvement and asbestos training, this Lean Six Sigma & instructional design expert brings business best practices to OPT clients.

Improve your company's performance

Contact Lucas OPT today and put our Performance Improvement Specialists to work for you! 





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