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About UCOR

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UCOR is a partnership of Amentum, Jacobs, and Honeywell, working under contract with the Department of Energy (DOE) Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management. Under this contract, UCOR safely deactivates and demolishes former nuclear facilities. As the lead cleanup contractor for DOE’s Oak Ridge Reservation, we have earned a reputation for safe performance, innovative problem solving, and an unwavering focus on excellence. Our workforce of more than 2,200 is committed to the mission of protecting the people, the community, and the environment while eliminating hazards and reducing risks. Our leadership team brings together individuals with vast experience in the engineering and environmental industries, including experience working in the DOE complex.

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Visit our Annual Report archives to learn more about UCOR over the years.

Parent Companies

The UCOR partnership combines the talents of three global program management companies. Our small business partners include RSI EnTech, LLC, Strata-G, LLC, Longenecker & Associates, Inc. (L&A) and Environmental Alternatives, Inc. (EAI) – all firms with previous Oak Ridge Reservation environmental cleanup experience and a proven track record of delivering strong performance.

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Amentum is a premier global government and private-sector partner whose experience, passion and purpose drive mission success. The company operates, serves, maintains, protects and supports the most discerning and critical programs in the U.S. and abroad.

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Jacobs delivers impactful global solutions to create a more connected, sustainable world — from intelligence to infrastructure, cybersecurity to space exploration.

Honeywell  is a Fortune 100 technology company that delivers industry-specific solutions that include aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings and industry; and performance materials globally.

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Mission, Vision, and Values

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Our Mission

Implement strategic and operational initiatives to complete major environmental cleanup on the Oak Ridge Reservation.

Our Vision

Enable an Oak Ridge free of legacy contamination that creates an enduring environmental, social, and economic future.

Our Values

Our values demonstrate our commitment to maintaining a culture of excellence and serve as a foundation on how we operate every day.

  1. Make safety a prerequisite to all work
  2. Create strong partnerships
  3. Build what we sold; finish what we start
  4. Be investment worthy
  5. Never make a profit or gain at the expense of the client, environment, or workforce
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Safety Focused

A strong safety culture is the foundation on which UCOR continues to build an investment-worthy enterprise. Employees and management are dedicated to UCOR’s Zero Injury Philosophy, which is based on the concept that all injuries are preventable. We are recognized as a Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star site—achieving DOE’s highest level status. This designation is given only to the safest operations in the DOE complex.

Each member actively participates in maintaining a safety culture that is integrated into every aspect of UCOR’s mission on the Oak Ridge Reservation. Learn more about our programs and initiatives, including our Mission Ready© program, that reinforce this commitment to safety.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program extends throughout UCOR to facilitate open dialogue and relationships among the members of our diverse workforce and the communities in which we live.  Our philosophy is to be an active corporate partner in the diverse communities where we conduct business.

Through our workforce development program, we participate in DOE’s Mentorship for Environmental Scholars Program. Additionally, we have Memoranda of Understanding with Historically Black Colleges and Universities like Tennessee State University and Benedict College to foster employment opportunities for their students in environmental cleanup and remediation.

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