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Matthew Udovitsch

Matthew Udovitsch serves as the Acting Federal Cleanup Director of the Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Project. The UMTRA Project is a remedial action being performed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Office of Environmental Management to relocate uranium mill tailings and other contaminated materials (residual radioactive material) from its present location, Moab, Utah to the Crescent Junction Disposal Site, also in Utah. Udovitsch provides project-wide leadership on strategic planning, communications, fiscal planning and programming, managing project risk, and engaging with stakeholders. 

Udovitsch has over 15 years of experience directly supporting, leading, and executing environmental programs and multi-year plans as a subject matter expert in safety management and hazardous materials, at both DOE and Department of Defense sites. With his education and experience he displays a superior understanding of complex programs and systems including quality assurance; workers safety and health; environmental management; integrated safety management; regulatory compliance; emergency management; contractor assurance; and DOE oversight.

Before joining the Moab UMTRA Project in 2009, Udovitsch held various technical and leadership roles at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Federal Facility Superfund site, supporting cleanup of a 17,000+ acre facility used for weapons and chemical manufacturing. Previously, Udovitsch served as an engineering technician providing technical support for construction of commercial, residential, and industrial projects.

Udovitsch holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of Wisconsin and is Certified Hazardous Materials Manager and a Certified Quality Auditor.