John Heller, third from right, joined UCOR and other Amentum officials on a tour of UCOR work sites, including ORNL’s Building 3010, pictured.
John Heller, CEO of Amentum, visited the Oak Ridge, TN nuclear reservation recently and toured sites at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Y-12 National Security Complex, and East Tennessee Technology Park. He also met with local community leaders, including Oak Ridge Mayor Warren Gooch, Oak Ridge City Councilman Pastor Derrick Hammond, Roane County Executive Wade Creswell, and President of Roane State Community College Dr. Chris Whaley.
“The Amentum-led UCOR team is doing superb work in achieving the DOE Environmental Cleanup mission at the Oak Ridge Nuclear Reservation. Our visit last week was a great opportunity for Amentum senior leadership, including CEO John Heller, to see firsthand the cleanup accomplishments at ETTP, ORNL and Y-12,” said Mark Whitney, President of Amentum’s National Security Group.
Amentum senior leaders received a UCOR program overview and briefings on reindustrialization and economic development and workforce development, before touring UCOR critical project locations.
UCOR is a joint venture responsible for cleanup and remedial actions at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP), and cleanup of excess facilities at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Y-12 National Security Complex. UCOR efforts include design, construction, and operation of the new onsite Environmental Management Disposal Facility, operational activities and surveillance and maintenance for multiple facilities, and core functions for central and project services. The contract is a single award IDIQ contract with a 10-year ordering period with an estimated contract ceiling of approximately $8.3 billion. Amentum-led UCOR has a long history of supporting the DOE’s environmental management programs and recently delivered historic success in cleaning up DOE’s uranium enrichment complex ahead of schedule and under budget at the 2,200-acre ETTP complex.