Skookum History Timeline:

  • 1988

    Began doing Business with 18 employees

  • 1994

    1st Contract with the Navy Region NW

  • 1996

    200 employees

  • 2001

    1st Contract at Joint Base Lewis-McCord, WA

  • 2006

    1st Contract at Fort Riley, KS

  • 2009

    750 employees

  • 2010

    1st Contract in ID

  • 2011

    1st Contract at Fort Meade, MD

    1st Contract at White Sands Missile Range, NM

    1st Contract in TN

  • 2012

    1st Contract at Naval Research Laboratory, DC

  • 2013

    1st Contract at Fort Eustis, VA

    1st Contract at Fort Lee, VA

  • 2014

    1st Contract at Fort Chaffee, AR

  • 2015

    1st Contract at the Coast Guard Yard, MD

  • 2016

    1000 employees

Mission Statement

Creating Opportunities for People with Disabilities

Definition
skoo·kum noun \ˈskükəm\

Origin: Chinook Jargon

Strong and well built in a unique fashion

Challenges

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
CARF Accredited

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.