Mechanical Construction, Engineering & Service

Hermanson welcomes new TAB team members, Soph Davenberry and Kelcy Ayres!

Posted November 1st 2017 (permalink)

Hermanson recently welcomed Soph Davenberry as Test, Adjust, and Balance (TAB) Technician and Kelcy Ayres as TAB Apprentice to support service and construction efforts. Soph & Kelcy will mainly focus on the needs of Hermanson’s Owner Direct Solutions (ODS) Department and “quick hit” service needs. With over 20 years of experience, Soph is an expert in smoke control, specialty test equipment, and systems assessments. She has acquired and maintained multiple technician and supervisory certifications with the Test, Adjust, and Balancing Bureau (TABB), Municipal, and several other entities. Soph and Kelcy are both members of Western Washington’s Local 66 Sheet Metal, Air,... Read More

Foreman Focus Friday: Chris Walker

Posted October 27th 2017 (permalink)

Twenty-eight years ago, Chris Walker joined the Local 32 union to become a Steam Fitter. In 2016, he joined the Hermanson family as a Fitter Foreman. Chris found that his beliefs aligned well with Hermanson’s core values and company philosophy, so it was an obvious choice. Chris has constructed eight commercial high-rise buildings in his career, most notably the University of Washington Molecular Science building and the AMLI/TILT49 project. The UW building was a challenging project, as it had twelve different mechanical systems. Since its completion, the University of Washington offers paid tours of the building to interested engineers. His first project... Read More

Congrats to our new Safety Manager, Desirée Ropel

Posted October 10th 2017 (permalink)

Hermanson is delighted to announce the promotion of Desirée Ropel to the role of Safety Manager. In her new role, Desirée will provide leadership & expertise to assure Hermanson Company utilizes the most effective training, equipment and work methods to plan, direct, support and inspire employees in achieving a zero-incident work environment throughout the company. She will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing job site safety activities and implementing the site safety plan, working closely with Hermanson team members and subcontractors to ensure that safety performance expectations are met. Desirée began employment with Hermanson in November of 2015 as a Field... Read More

Hermanson employees attend South Seattle College in sustainable building science technology program

Posted October 4th 2017 (permalink)

This past May, Hermanson Company’s founder, Jerry Hermanson, was recognized for his support of South Seattle College with the dedication of the Hermanson Sustainable Building Science Technology Center at their Georgetown campus. Today, Hermanson has two employees enrolled in the program. “For me, my studies are an excellent continuation of my 20+ years of experience in the built environment, to understand what our clients, as building owners and managers, seek in the realities of property budgeting, and how to interweave the opportunities with established and emerging technologies in sustainability,” says Soph Davenberry, Hermanson TABB Field Engineer. “I’ve always had a holistic interest... Read More

Women of Hermanson helping enhance the community

Posted October 2nd 2017 (permalink)

This past weekend, a group of volunteers from Hermanson Company’s newly formed women’s group, Women of Hermanson (WOH), participated in NAIOP’s Community Enhancement 2017 at Farmer Frog in Woodinville. Farmer Frog is a sustainable, educational farm in Woodinville that turns underutilized sites into environmentally sound, food-producing farms and gardens, providing a learning environment for students and families to grow food for themselves and their community. The Hermanson volunteer group worked at Station 11 creating “mushroom logs;” drilling holes into large logs and planting mushroom plugs. Once all the mushrooms were planted, they moved on to work in the orchard, where they spent... Read More