Mechanical Construction, Engineering & Service

Tony Landru awarded Subcontractor Star Award from Mortenson

Posted June 26th 2017 (permalink)

On June 19th, Kyle Paulsen of Mortenson Construction awarded Tony Landru the 2017 Subcontractor Star Award for his work at AMLI Arc. The Mortenson Subcontractor Star Award program recognizes subcontractors and their employees for exceptional work. While working on the AMLI Arc project, Hermanson Plumbing Foreman, Tony Landru voiced his concerns, presented solutions, and encouraged all those around him. This has facilitated a positive and productive culture on the project, which is a key contributing factor to the success of this highrise. We couldn’t be prouder of Tony and the whole AMLI Arc team! ... Read More

Foreman Focus Friday: Ryan Highland

Posted June 16th 2017 (permalink)

Ryan Highland is an indispensable member of the Hermanson team. Currently managing an impressive 16 jobs in the downtown Seattle area, Ryan’s fun-loving personality and constructive approach to team management have given him a reputation for being a favorite plumbing foreman on his job sites. Believe it or not, Ryan did not grow up dreaming of becoming a plumber! He chose his career on a whim one day while he and his wife were researching job opportunities. After completing a five-year apprenticeship with the Local 32, Ryan went on to have a promising career in the mechanical construction industry. Now a... Read More

Foreman Focus Friday: Dave Gordon

Posted May 19th 2017 (permalink)

Dave Gordon has worked in the mechanical construction industry for almost 35 years. He credits his success to the excellent daily support he receives from his coworkers: “I could not do my job without the fab shop, shipping and receiving, purchasing, and detailing. Because of these folks and the rest of the Hermanson team, I can get the tools, materials, and information I need to do my job without hassle or delay.” A true team player, Dave embodies Hermanson’s core values of “Team”, “Appreciate” and “Character Counts” with the mantra “Don’t be a part of the problem, be a part of the... Read More

Introducing the Hermanson Sustainable Building Science Technology Center

Posted May 17th 2017 (permalink)

Yesterday evening, South Seattle College celebrated the dedication of the Hermanson Sustainable Building Science Technology Center. The dedication ceremony recognized Hermanson Company’s founder, Jerry Hermanson, for his support of South Seattle College. Jerry, a construction industry trailblazer, is a former member of both the President’s Advisory Council at South Seattle College and the South Seattle College Foundation Board of Directors. Jerry and his wife Linda have been longtime advocates for post-secondary student success in the region. Their generous contributions include the Jerry and Linda Hermanson Endowed Scholarship and the Hermanson Sustainable Building Science Technology Endowment which supports programs and activities associated with... Read More

Foreman Focus Friday: Travis Getts

Posted March 17th 2017 (permalink)

At age 18, Travis Getts was facing down one of life’s greatest existential questions. HVAC or Plumbing? Not long after being confronted with this decision, he had a lucky encounter with a Local 32 Plumber which helped seal the deal. By 20, he started residential plumbing work and at 22 he joined the Union and served a 5-year apprenticeship. For 17 years now, Travis has been a proud plumber, the last 10 of which have been with Hermanson. And we are lucky to have him! Travis has a tremendous amount of passion for quality, cleanliness, and execution. This philosophy exudes Hermanson’s “Character... Read More