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Dec 22, 2023 Foreman Focus Friday

Thank you to all of the amazing Hermanson foremen who share their talents and model leadership in the field and...

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Nov 30, 2023 Foreman Focus Friday

Kelvin Corbett, a dedicated Lead Fitting Foreman at Hermanson, brings the team a wealth of experience and a passion for...

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Oct 20, 2023 Foreman Focus Friday

In this month's Foreman Focus Friday, we spotlight Arcenio Valencia, one of Hermanson's dedicated Plumbing Foremen. With 25 years of...

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Sep 8, 2023 Foreman Focus Friday

Born in Tacoma, WA, and raised in Puyallup, Kevin Robertson brings a wealth of experience and passion to his role...

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Aug 4, 2023 Foreman Focus Friday

Meet Rob Baker, Lead Fitting Foreman at Hermanson. Born on the east coast and well-traveled due to his father's Navy...

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Apr 28, 2023 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

We’re proud to feature Scott Birdsell, Hermanson’s Telecom Foreman, who has been with our team for several years. As a...

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Mar 31, 2023 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

Hermanson Plumbing Foreman Brady Stocking's family history in the plumbing trade dates back to his great-grandfather, and he is proud...

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Mar 10, 2023 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

“I enjoy being strong and being a skilled tradesperson. I was the kid that would fight to carry the milk...

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Jan 27, 2023 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

With more than 35 years of experience, Oregon-based Fitting Foreman Steve Carton is a consummate problem-solver, always making sure projects...

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Sep 30, 2022 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

For Special Projects Sheet Metal Foreman Tracey Henderson, it’s been fascinating to watch how the construction industry has evolved over...

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Sep 2, 2022 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

  For Bill Wilkinson, every service call is an opportunity. The experienced Service Foreman likes the challenge of finding solutions to...

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Apr 30, 2021 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

For Pipefitting Foreman Benji Aguilera, working in the building trades has been a family tradition. Benji’s grandfather was an electrician...

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Feb 26, 2021 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

After 44 years working as a pipefitter, Curtiss Corkum is retiring next month.   “It is time to pass the torch to...

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Jan 29, 2021 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

Like the pull of the Death Star tractor beam, Hermanson Plumbing Foreman Noel Burbridge has felt the tug of a...

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Nov 20, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

For Fabrication Foreman, Tina Dannewitz, shifting her first love of fashion design to sheet metal fabrication was an easy transition. ...

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Oct 30, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

A willingness to teach is what led Oregon Fitting Foreman, Bryan Oguri, to Hermanson one year ago and his teaching...

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Sep 25, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

Over the course of Sheet Metal Foreman Loren Hopen’s career, he has spent twenty years working for Hermanson.  Loren has worked...

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Aug 28, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

It has been twenty years since Van Staten first joined Hermanson as a Plumber’s Helper, but he has since worked...

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Jul 31, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

It was an electrician’s end of life musings that led Jake Herron to start his pipefitter apprenticeship in 2002.  “I was...

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Jun 26, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

It was the pandemic that helped John Lopan make the decision to retire from his role as Foreman for Specialty...

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May 29, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

As Sheet Metal Foreman on one of Hermanson’s most challenging projects to date, John Eckerson has spent the last year...

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Apr 24, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

For Sheet Metal Foreman, Shawn Coman, interacting with customers and ensuring they are happy with a project’s outcome is the...

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Feb 28, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

“I am naturally creative, detailed oriented, work well with my hands, and excel at problem solving, so following in my...

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Nov 22, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

Being courageous enough to lead and humble enough to admit mistakes is the attitude that has earned Hermanson’s Service Foreman,...

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Nov 1, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

Hermanson Fitting Foreman, Kevin Mireles, believes the most important part of his job is making sure his crew is safe...

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Sep 27, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

“I have always been mechanically inclined,” recalls Hermanson Plumbing Foreman Chris Flanigan, “and early-on friends steered me toward a career...

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Aug 30, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

Vanessa Carman is not only a worthy candidate for Hermanson’s Friday Foreman Focus, but we believe she could be a...

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Jul 26, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

Hermanson Plumbing Foreman Kolin Kozlowski entered the trade eleven years ago at the urging of friends and has never regretted...

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Jun 28, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

June’s Foreman Focus Friday is bittersweet as we recognize an amazing leader while also wishing him a happy retirement. Dave Gordon...

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May 31, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Feature Photo Credit // John Beck Foreman Focus Friday

When Hermanson Service Foreman, John Beck, was growing up he wanted to be an architect.“I soon realized how stationary that...

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Apr 26, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

At Hermanson we take pride in focusing attention on our hardworking Foreman each month.Occasionally, however, we run across a truly...

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Mar 29, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Feature Photo Credit // Matt Weishaar Foreman Focus Friday

For Hermanson Sheet Metal Foreman, Matt Weishaar, life is best lived on or near the water!Whether it is living in...

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Jan 25, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

Scott Connors has been employed with Hermanson since 2003 and is currently running the plumbing fabrication shop at Hermanson’s SODO...

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Nov 30, 2018 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

Dave Henninger is one of Hermanson’s service foremen specializing in chiller repair and maintenance, with a specialized focus on centrifugal...

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Oct 26, 2018 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

Hermanson Foreman Cory McGinnity has always liked hammering on things and making a lot of noise, so when his uncle...

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Sep 29, 2018 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

Hermanson foreman Tony Landru has been a plumber for almost 30 years. He started his plumbing career straight out of high...

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Aug 31, 2018 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

After Marcus Fox graduated high school, he called up his Uncle Dean for career advice. Dean Fox (recently retired Partner and...

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Jul 27, 2018 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

A lifelong mechanic, Joshua started his career as an automotive diesel technician. He has always enjoyed the process of taking raw...

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Jun 29, 2018 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

Jeremy Morrison only recently joined Hermanson, but he is already making a name for himself as a trusted and valued...

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May 25, 2018 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

For Fitting Foreman Mike Stedman, mechanical construction runs in the family! He is third-generation – both his father and grandfather were...

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Apr 27, 2018 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

When Sam Chedester was 20 years old, he bought a 1949 Harley Davidson motorcycle, but quickly realized he needed a...

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Mar 30, 2018 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

DAVE CURLEY HAS BEEN IN THE MECHANICAL CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY FOR OVER 30 YEARS. Originally from Southern California, Dave transplanted to Washington...

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Feb 23, 2018 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

NEAL HENRY ENJOYS A CHALLENGE. As one of Hermanson’s senior Service Foremen, Neal faces a new puzzle every day as he...

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Jan 26, 2018 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

Thank you again to all of our wonderful Foreman Focus Friday folks from 2017! ...

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Dec 29, 2017 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

Early on, Darren Holmquist wanted to become a car mechanic. He enjoyed working on engines and troubleshooting mechanical problems, but...

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Oct 27, 2017 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

Twenty-eight years ago, Chris Walker joined the Local 32 union to become a Steam Fitter. In 2016, he joined the Hermanson...

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Foreman Focus Friday: Todd Morrison

Sep 29, 2017 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

They say it’s the quiet ones you should watch out for – well Todd Morrison is no exception.He may be...

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Aug 25, 2017 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Feature Photo Credit // Daryl Owens Foreman Focus Friday

Daryl Owens is a 4th generation UA hand. Daryl’s great grandfather was a steam fitter in Nebraska, his Grandfather a Local...

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Jul 21, 2017 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

Wade Jarvis has always been interested in mechanical systems. He started his career in Wyoming where he performed mine maintenance and...

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Jun 16, 2017 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Feature Photo Credit // Ryan Highland Foreman Focus Friday

Ryan Highland is an indispensable member of the Hermanson team. Currently managing an impressive 16 jobs in the downtown Seattle...

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May 19, 2017 | Source: Linkedin Feature Photo Credit // Kurt Schlosser Foreman Focus Friday

Dave Gordon has worked in the mechanical construction industry for almost 35 years. He credits his success to the excellent daily...

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Mar 17, 2017 Foreman Focus Friday

At age 18, Travis Getts was facing down one of life’s greatest existential questions. HVAC or Plumbing? Not long after being...

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Feb 17, 2017 Foreman Focus Friday

It never ceases to amaze us how many great folks are second and third generations in the trades! Our wonderful...

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Jan 20, 2017 Foreman Focus Friday

Saying "Thanks!" again to all of the wonderful Foremen in our first year of the #ForemanFocusFriday!...

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Foreman Focus Friday: Doug Price

Dec 8, 2016 Foreman Focus Friday

Fitting General Foreman Doug Price says that you don’t often hear a lot of cheering for steamfitters – but we...

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Foreman Focus Friday: George Shedd

Nov 11, 2016 Foreman Focus Friday

From multiple projects at Joint Base Lewis McChord to the University of Washington Bothell Discovery Hall, during his decade as...

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Foreman Focus Friday: Keola Fu

Oct 22, 2016 Foreman Focus Friday

Aloha! This week we are celebrating the hard work and dedication of our fun, quirky and extremely talented Plumbing Foreman,...

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Foreman Focus Friday: Jeff Walcker

Sep 17, 2016 Foreman Focus Friday

A seasoned foreman, and a jack of all trades, this month we recognize the talented Jeff Walcker. Jeff is a Washington...

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Foreman Focus Friday: Chris Thompson

Aug 20, 2016 Foreman Focus Friday

They say it’s the quiet ones you should watch out for – well Chris Thompson, our CAM Inputter, is no...

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Foreman Focus Friday: Mike Brume

Jul 8, 2016 Foreman Focus Friday

Mike Brume, a Puget Sound native who is married to wife, Ashley, may seem like an ordinary guy, but he...

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Foreman Focus Friday: Dan Composano

Jun 10, 2016 Foreman Focus Friday

This month we are recognizing another one of our Sheet Metal Superstars, the talented Dan Composano! Dan was born on the...

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Foreman Focus Friday: Noel Galvin

May 20, 2016 Foreman Focus Friday

  This month we recognize one of our most noteworthy - and certainly one of our most colorful - Plumbing Foremen,...

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Foreman Focus Friday: Jesse Williams

Apr 8, 2016 Foreman Focus Friday

  Hermanson’s Service Department is critical to meeting our objective of providing concept-to- maintenance services to our clients. As a 16-year...

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Foreman Focus Friday: Paul McLain

Mar 11, 2016 Foreman Focus Friday

  Hermanson’s recent Shop renovations have facilitated major improvements in our Pipe fabrication capabilities. Our amazing and talented Pipe Shop Foreman,...

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Foreman Focus Friday: Keith Nester

Feb 12, 2016 Foreman Focus Friday

  A man of many talents, Keith Nester is an outdoorsman, Vice President of Local 32, and one of our gifted...

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Foreman Focus Friday: Chris Howard

Jan 8, 2016 Foreman Focus Friday

  The complexities of mechanical construction are at the root of Hermanson’s culture. Needless to say, those who excel at leading...

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Foreman Focus Friday: Steve Stocking

Dec 11, 2015 Foreman Focus Friday

  Plumbing! Did you know that plumbing is as much a part of Hermanson’s corporate DNA as HVAC? And great people...

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Foreman Focus Friday: Tom Batty

Nov 6, 2015 Foreman Focus Friday

  This month we acknowledge the talent and contributions of one of our Service Foreman, Tom Batty. Tom has been involved...

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