Iroquois values its relationships with the contractors, suppliers, and vendors that help support our operations at our corporate office and in the field. We are committed to providing the tools and resources they may need to support our business objectives as well as our values of safety, integrity, responsibility, and collaboration.
Contractors or consultants interested in being approved as a bidder for potential construction or consulting work should download and complete our Bidder Information Questionnaire.
It is the policy of Iroquois to maintain and to enforce the highest standards of integrity in all its business activities. Iroquois is committed to a safe workplace free from discrimination, harassment, physical coercion, and any form of workplace violence. Iroquois’ contractors must adhere to all applicable legal and regulatory obligations including those governing safety, environmental protection, workplace conduct, and conflicts of interest.
The following policies apply to contractors doing business with us. Iroquois may update, amend, replace or add to these documents at any time.
Contractors working on Iroquois’ property or right-of-way must include drug-testing of its subcontractor(s) and its employees pursuant to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 199 requirements. Contractors shall be familiar and comply with the DOT’s policies. Contractors are required to maintain accurate records of its drug-testing activities as required by DOT and shall provide written reports thereon as requested by Iroquois.
Contractors must certify that a background screening program in compliance with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Pipeline Security Guidelines has been implemented and extends to and includes background screening of its subcontractor(s) and its employees to include:
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has implemented Standards of Conduct requirements that govern the relationships between Transmission Providers such as Iroquois and their affiliates. Iroquois has developed written procedures to comply with the Standards of Conduct requirements. Contractors should note that the term “employee” as used in the rule has a very expansive definition, and includes a “contractor, consultant, or agent” of a company such as Iroquois. As a contractor of Iroquois, therefore, you may be covered by these Standards of Conduct.