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Core Values

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Shimmick’s mission empowers people to imagine, plan, build and operate high-quality, complex projects in partnership with our clients. Our core values – Safety, Achievement, Transparency, Empowerment and Responsibility, Authentic Relationships, and Mutual Trust and Support – guide this mission and everything we do.


Safety  of our employees, our partners and our communities — is at the core of our work. We protect life by ensuring our work is performed safely and through a longstanding commitment to achieving zero accidents and zero injuries in everything we do.

  • We look out for others.
  • We lead by example.
  • We recognize and fix observed unsafe situations, at home and work.
  • We develop new ways to help keep people safe.

We are passionate and take pride in what we do. We expect excellence from ourselves and our work, and we are dedicated to delivering innovative, cost-effective, high-quality solutions for clients and communities.

  • We work with others to solve problems.
  • We maintain a can-do attitude, even in the face of adversity.
  • Everything we do has a purpose.
  • We have an open mind and learn from others.

We are open, honest and forthcoming. We encourage free thinking and communication. We share ideas and information openly. And we support meaningful collaboration with each other, our partners, our clients and our communities.

  • We anticipate others’ concerns and address them proactively.
  • We say what we think, if it’s in the best interest of Shimmick, even if it is uncomfortable.
  • We minimize surprises.
  • We share what we know and admit what we don’t know.
Empowerment and Responsibility

If we say we will get it done, we will. We deliver on our promises. We empower our employees to perform their best by fostering an entrepreneurial spirit that encourages creative problem-solving, independence and accountability.

  • We seek new and better ways to work.
  • We take responsibility for our actions and the actions of our team.
  • We take time to reflect on how we could have done something better.
  • We never settle for good enough; we always strive for great.
Authentic Relationships

We value our relationships with employees, clients and partners. We build sincere, authentic, meaningful relationships that often endure beyond any job or project.

  • We build others up.
  • We approach others with empathy and humility.
  • We check in with others as a show of support.
Mutual Trust and Support

We are partners. A team. We think together, we trust one another, and we embrace diversity in ideas. We treat others with fairness, respect and dignity. We conduct ourselves to the highest ethical standards, with honesty, integrity and professionalism. And we always do the right thing.

  • We listen without distraction.
  • We expect more from ourselves than others expect from us.
  • We do the right thing, even when it is the hard thing.