Mechanical Construction, Engineering & Service

Foreman Focus Friday: Darren Holmquist

Posted December 29th 2017 (permalink)

Early on, Darren Holmquist wanted to become a car mechanic. He enjoyed working on engines and troubleshooting mechanical problems, but like many others in the trade, he found working with HVAC systems to be very similar and the new career choice seemed to make sense. Now as Hermanson’s North-End HVAC Service Foreman, Darren enjoys tackling customers’ problems by troubleshooting their mechanical systems to find solutions. With almost 30 years under his belt, his industry experience ensures that he can quickly identify and resolve mechanical & plumbing issues, keeping the customer’s experience smooth and hassle-free. He finds customer satisfaction to be his... Read More

ODS is still growing! Welcome Mark Shannon!

Posted December 28th 2017 (permalink)

Hermanson Company is pleased to announce that Mark Shannon recently joined the team as an ODS Preventative Maintenance Solutions Specialist. Hermanson’s Owner Direct Solutions (ODS) department focuses on providing scheduled maintenance, equipment change-outs and retrofits for all types and makes of mechanical systems to customers across the Puget Sound region. In his new role, Mark will assist the ODS department in developing new accounts, while providing support to current customers. Originally from Pennsylvania, Mark graduated from Slippery Rock University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management. After graduation, his best friend introduced him to the world of HVAC sales... Read More

Hermanson Collects Coats for Local Foster Youth

Posted December 21st 2017 (permalink)

To embrace the spirit of giving, every year Hermanson Company organizes a charitable drive to benefit a local nonprofit during the holiday season. This year, employees purchased winter coats to donate to local foster youth through the Treehouse organization. Collection bins were placed in both Hermanson office locations in Kent and donations were collected throughout November and the beginning of December. On December 13th, Hermanson delivered over $5,000 worth of warm winter jackets and donations to the “Treehouse Wearhouse” in Seattle. Treehouse provides Washington youth in foster care with academic and other essential support they need to graduate from school and pursue... Read More

CEG takes on a new Project Manager. Welcome Scott Hamilton!

Posted December 18th 2017 (permalink)

Hermanson Company’s Critical Environments Group (CEG) recently hired Scott Hamilton as a Project Manager. Scott has almost three decades of experience in the mechanical construction industry. He started his career as a steamfitter and has worked in various capacities as a superintendent, estimator, and project manager. His experience includes renovating airports, hospitals, and manufacturing facilities, as well as interstate highway tunnels. From this experience, Scott has learned to effectively plan and coordinate with owners and contractors in order to maintain operations and minimize the impact of construction while also performing installations at the highest level of quality and safety.... Read More

CEG Charity Bike Build

Posted December 11th 2017 (permalink)

This December, Hermanson’s Critical Environments Group (CEG) decided to approach their quarterly team building event a little differently. With the idea of giving back to the community, they decided to merge their competitive natures with the giving spirit of the holidays and hold the first annual CEG Charity Bike Build. The idea was simple - organize a race to see who could build a bike the fastest and donate the completed bikes to local kids. Six children’s bike kits were purchased, and everyone gathered in the Hermanson Collaboration Room with tools in-hand to see who could assemble the bikes the quickest.... Read More