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About UCOR

Photo: Workers remediating exposure unit 19 at ETTP

Formed in 2011, UCOR specializes in the safe deactivation and demolition of 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 1,900+ workforce 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.

Photo: Workers remediating exposure unit 19 at ETTP

Parent Companies

UCOR is an Amentum-led partnership with Jacobs that combines the talents of two global program management companies. Along with small business partner, RSI EnTech (RSI), the team is the lead environmental management contractor for the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Reservation in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

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Amentum is a premier global government and private-sector partner. Throughout the 116-year heritage of Amentum and its predecessor companies, an unrelenting dedication to customer missions has operations.

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

UCOR's Workforce

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UCOR’s highly skilled workforce forms a team that is dedicated to the safety and well-being of colleagues and that promotes excellence in performance. Our team includes a wide array of professionals who routinely exercise innovative problem-solving skills and maintain a strong questioning attitude.

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
Photo: Biology 9207 demo progress
Photo: Demolition work at K-1037

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 Awareness

Our Diversity Awareness and Appreciation Program facilitates 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, contribute to the causes in which our workforce believe, and align with UCOR’s value of cultivating a culture of caring in the workplace and in the community.