WAI and the DOE Oak Ridge Office entered into a "partnering agreement" in May 2011 that is aimed at fostering a more collaborative working relationship between the two entities.

TWPC is a highly experienced team committed to continuous improvement, attention to detail, working in a safe and efficient manner, and maintaining a safety conscious work environment.

TWPC has been awarded the stellar VPP Star Rating from the US Department of Energy. The star rating is evidence of the hard work to maintain a safe and productive workplace.

TWPC History

  • 7/9/2012 – Cask Processing Enclosure (CPE) processing began
  • 4/5/2012 – Completion of Drum Venting System operations campaign
  • 9/2010 – Start-up of the Drum Venting System operations campaign
  • 1/2010 – WAI becomes Prime Operator for TRU Project
  • 2/27/09 – 1st RH Shipment to WIPP
  • 5/20/08 – RH Hot Operations, First RH Cask Receipt
  • 9/24/08 – 1st CH Shipment to WIPP
  • 1/15/08 – Foster Wheeler novates TRU Project contract to EnergX
  • 2006 – EnergX selected as operator for FW, replacing TT-FW
  • 12/19/05 – CH Hot Ops, First Box Receipt
  • 10/18/04 – Final Supernate Shipment to NTS
  • 1/2004 – Supernate Hot Operations
  • 3/2003 – TT-FW established following FWENC acquisition by Tetra Tech, Inc.  TT-FW employees leased back to FW to continue operation of facility
  • 2/2003 – Tetra Tech (TT) Announces Intent to Purchase FWENC from Foster Wheeler Ltd.
  • 1/1999 – Notice to Federal Registrar – Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
  • 1998 – DOE awarded a contract to  Foster Wheeler Environmental Corporation (FWENC)
  • 1996 – DOE issued Invitation for Bid for the construction and operation of an on-site TRU waste treatment facility

TWPC Achievements

  • 8/2012 – 3rd Consecutive VPP STAR of Excellence
  • 3/2012 – Achieved 10 yrs. without a lost time accident
  • 8/2011 – VPP STAR of Excellence – 2nd year
  • 5/15/2011 – 3,009,153 hours without a lost time accident
  • 5/2011 – ISO 14001:2004 Certified
  • 8/2010 – VPP STAR of Excellence Status
  • 6/2010 – ISO 14001:2004 Certified
  • 5/2009 – VPP STAR Status
  • 2009 – Occupational Excellence Achievement Award
  • 2/28/2009 – Perfect Record – Occupational Safety/Health Award for operating 1,000,000 employee hours without injury/illness – 3/1/2008 – 2/28/2009
  • 2008 – ISO 14001:2004 Certified
  • 2008 – Occupational Excellence Achievement Award
  • 3/2008 – VPP Merit Status
  • 2/29/2008 – Perfect Record – Occupational Safety/Health Award for operating 338,432 employee hours without injury/illness – 3/1/2007 – 2/29/2008
  • 2007 – Safety Leadership Award from National Safety Council – 2003 – 2007
  • 2/28/2007 – Perfect Record – Occupational Safety/Health Award for operating 281,240 employee hours without injury/illness – 1/1/2006 – 2/28/2007
  • 1/31/2007 – Perfect Record – Occupational Safety/Health Award for operating 1,000,000 employee hours without injury/illness – 4/2/2002 – 1/31/2007
  • 11/2006 – Safe Work Performance Award for the U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Operations for Achieving a 4 year Perfect Safety Record
  • 1/1/2006 – Perfect Record – Occupational Safety/Health Award for operating 146,348 employee hours without injury/illness – 1/1/2005 – 1/1/2006
  • 12/31/2004 – Perfect Record – Occupational Safety/Health Award for operating 1,000,000 employee hours without injury/illness – 1/1/2004 – 12/31/2004