Skookum History Timeline:
Began doing Business with 18 employees
1st Contract with the Navy Region NW
1st Contract at Joint Base Lewis-McCord, WA
1st Contract at Fort Riley, KS
1st Contract in ID
1st Contract at Fort Meade, MD
1st Contract at White Sands Missile Range, NM
1st Contract in TN
1st Contract at Naval Research Laboratory, DC
1st Contract at Fort Eustis, VA
1st Contract at Fort Lee, VA
1st Contract at Fort Chaffee, AR
1st Contract at the Coast Guard Yard, MD
Creating Opportunities for People with Disabilities
skoo·kum noun \ˈskükəm\
Origin: Chinook Jargon
Strong and well built in a unique fashion
Despite having the ability to make significant contributions in the workplace, people with disabilities are often overlooked by traditional employers. As a result, this portion of working age people with disabilities experiences up to a 70% unemployment rate.
Skookum helps job seekers to overcome their barriers. Focusing on skills and abilities, providing training where needed, and reasonable accommodations to employees.
Skookum Provides Jobs
Skookum is proud to be a contractor of choice for our government and commercial customers. Delivering superior customer service and going that extra mile to get the job done creates jobs our employees can be proud to hold. We take our mission of Creating Opportunities for People with Disabilities seriously. A true opportunity isn’t just a job; it’s a career to be proud of!
Internal Quality Systems
ISO 9001:2008 and 14001:2004 Certified
Skookum is ISO 9001:2008 and 14001:2004 certified and CARF accredited. The discipline required to obtain these certifications resulted in well documented processes that our employees adhere to in order to routinely deliver exceptional service to our clients.
Quality is built into our processes – not inspected after the fact. Skookum employs an ISO 9001:2008 and 14001:2004 auditor who routinely performs self-checks of our ISO processes and document control system. Our commitment is to continually improve the value we deliver to our customers and we have adopted the ISO 9001:2008 philosophy of Plan-Do-Check-Act as a mechanism to constantly move us forward.