Roger Jarrell Joins UCOR

For Immediate Release Contact: Ashley Hartman Ashley.Hartman@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-7231 Oak Ridge, Tenn., June 25, 2018 – Roger Jarrell, former senior advisor to the Secretary of Energy for Environmental Management (EM), has joined URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR). He will be serving as UCOR’s Government and Stakeholder Relations Interface. In this role, he will…

UCOR Summer Interns Sharpen Career Skills

For Immediate Release Contact: Ashley Hartman Ashley.Hartman@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-7231 Oak Ridge, Tenn., June 4, 2018 – URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) welcomes 15 students from nine universities in five states to an 11-week summer internship program where they are being immersed in topics and activities related to their chosen field of study. The…

Emergency Preparedness Exercise Planned for ETTP on June 12

For Immediate Release Contact: Ashley Hartman Ashley.Hartman@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-7231 Oak Ridge, Tenn., June 1, 2018 – Emergency responders from the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP), along with federal, state and local emergency management personnel, will conduct an emergency exercise on Tuesday, June 12. The public may observe emergency responders simulating response…

Report spotlights importance of DOE to Tennessee economy and region

For Immediate Release Contacts: Emily Arrowood, 202-577-1335, emily@piper-communications.com Jim Campbell, ETEC, 865-483-4577, campbell@eteconline.org Economic impact report finds the Department of Energy creates billions in economic benefit and high-quality jobs for the state of Tennessee KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge Reservation is an economic engine for the state of Tennessee,…

UCOR Awards 38 Mini-Grants for Local School Projects

For Immediate Release Contact: Ashley Hartman Ashley.Hartman@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-7231 Oak Ridge, Tenn., May 7, 2018 – URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) today announced 38 winners from five East Tennessee counties in the 2018 UCOR Education Mini-Grant Program which recognizes and supports excellence in teaching. The winning teachers were recognized at a reception hosted…

UCOR Executive Joins UT Nuclear Engineering Board of Advisors

For Immediate Release Contact: Ashley Hartman Ashley.Hartman@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-7231 OAK RIDGE, Tenn., April 5, 2018 — Harold Conner, a senior executive of URS|CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR), has been named to the Board of Advisors of the University of Tennessee Department of Nuclear Engineering. The board consists of high-level managerial and technical executives from government,…

Apprenticeship Program Prepares Workers for Job Market

For Immediate Release Contact: Ashley Hartman Ashley.Hartman@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-7231 OAK RIDGE, Tenn., March 22, 2018 – As a single Mom, Cheyenna Hawn of Oakdale, Tennessee, knew the hard struggle of trying to balance the demands of home and children with the need to generate income to support her family. With two school-age daughters, Cheyenna felt…

Three Subcontracts Awarded for New K-25 History Center

For Immediate Release Contact: Ben Williams Ben.Williams@orem.doe.gov (865) 574-4912 Contact: Ashley Hartman Ashley.Hartman@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-7231 OAK RIDGE, Tenn. February 7, 2018 – URS|CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) has awarded three subcontracts totaling more than $5.3 million for site improvements, construction, and exhibit development for a new facility that will capture the history of the K-25…

UCOR Accepting Proposals for Education Mini-Grant Program

For Immediate Release Contact: Ashley Hartman Ashley.Hartman@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-7231 Oak Ridge, Tenn., February 1, 2018 – For the seventh consecutive year, URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) is accepting proposals from area schools for educational mini-grants for instructional projects related to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). UCOR Education Mini-Grants will be awarded directly…

DOE breaks ground on new Mercury Treatment Facility

For Immediate Release Ben Williams, DOE, (865) 574-4912 Contact: Ashley Hartman Ashley.Hartman@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-7231 OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – Earlier today, lawmakers, environmental regulators, and top Department of Energy (DOE) officials broke ground on a new Mercury Treatment Facility at the Y-12 National Security Complex. When complete, the expansive complex will help reduce mercury levels in…