Safety & Training



Safety


The Health and Safety of every employee at Caribou Construction is our number one priority, we strive to complete our projects without injury or incident - Zero is our goal.

Caribou Construction employees are knowledgeable of and quite involved in the safety program, drug free workplace program, lockout/tagout procedure and the hazard communication program. Our teams conduct weekly safety meetings and site-specific training as well as monitoring the inspections of safety equipment.


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We expect complete dedication, by all personnel, to the elimination of unsafe practices and conditions, regardless of the situation. Caribou Construction maximizes a safe and healthful workplace by:


  • Providing every employee with regularly scheduled safety training and manuals.

  • Instituting a zero tolerance drug program

  • Employing a full time Safety Director

Caribou Construction owners, management and employees have solid experience and knowledge of the high voltage electrical market. We also understand that various projects are very schedule driven and that attention to meeting the construction schedule in a safe and productive manner is paramount to every job. Caribou Construction is committed to assist and service the owner, the project, and the General Contractor to make the project successful and on schedule in a safe and quality manner.


Went Extremely Smooth from Start to Finish…

“I was quite concerned about the project from the beginning due to its location… I knew within days of awarding the contract to Caribou we had made the right choice.” Read more “Went Extremely Smooth from Start to Finish…”

Chad Black
Raft River Electric

Many Thanks…

“They pulled all the resources together and accomplished this feat in only a day and a half after the initial shutdown. Without their resolve, this could have taken a week.” Read more “Many Thanks…”

Kjell V Nyqvist
Boise Project Board of Control

I Have a Great Deal of Confidence…

“I have a great deal of confidence that the work they perform will always meet or exceed our standards.” Read more “I Have a Great Deal of Confidence…”

Jeff Hohn
High Plains Power

Timely and Quality Work…

“Each project was a quality installation and was completed timely. The personnel were professional and worked safely. We would not hesitate to employ Caribou Construction on any of our future projects.” Read more “Timely and Quality Work…”

Dave Trosen
Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative

I was Very Pleased…

“I was very pleased with the Caribou work and would use them again.” Read more “I was Very Pleased…”

William A. Haufschild
Winters Company

Thank You for a Job Well Done…

“Through their extra efforts, the tie-in by B.P.A. personnel started as scheduled and was trouble free. Once again, thank you for a job well done.” Read more “Thank You for a Job Well Done…”

Michael Clifford
Echo Bay Exploration, Inc.


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Training


Caribou Construction takes our employee training seriously and offers a DOL (Department of Labor) apprenticeship program. We operate two programs, including Journeyman Lineman and Substation Technician.

Our four year courses include 8,000 on-the-job hours, plus four Power Delivery Program books per program, through Northwest Lineman College. Graduates receive a nationally recognized U.S. Department of Labor Certification.

Caribou Construction also provides our employees with initial MSHA training and annual refresher training, OSHA 30 or OSHA 10 training, AED CPR/First Aid and refresher training, among numerous OJT opportunities.