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Rick Hermanson transitioning to role of CEO

Nov 4, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

Hermanson Company is pleased to announce that Rick Hermanson will move to the position of CEO, and Paul Robinett will become company President effective January 1, 2020.

Mr. Hermanson has filled the position of company President for the past 21 years, leading the company through its transition from a sheet metal shop to its position as one of the region’s largest and most respected mechanical construction and service companies. In his role as CEO, Hermanson will focus on identifying opportunities and preparing the company for future growth.

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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 and everyone makes it home safely to their families at the end of the day.

After ten years in the Army and three combat deployments in Iraq, Kevin appreciates a safe working environment. He is grateful for the commitment that Hermanson makes to prepare, train and equip their workers and knows that he would be supported in stopping work if conditions were unsafe.

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Oct 23, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Mechanical Construction Cost Index

Many of Hermanson’s clients – both owners and general contractors – continuously seek to understand the trends impacting Mechanical Construction Cost.

Hermanson’s Estimating team has long tracked key construction cost indicators as part of our continuous effort to provide accurate costing information. Now, every quarter, we are publishing a basic Mechanical Construction Cost Index to help our clients understand mechanical market conditions and to plan their projects.

Hermanson’s Mechanical Construction Cost Index is based on a comprehensive, representative Puget Sound region project. A complete estimate for this baseline project was completed is Q4 2017, and is updated with current pricing following the end of each quarter.

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Oct 2, 2019 | Source: Microsoft Customer Stories Feature Photo Credit // Jason Heritage Company News

Hermanson Company is a mechanical contractor that builds and services the physical infrastructure—HVAC, piping, and plumbing—for commercial, public, and institutional clients all over the Pacific Northwest.

Headquartered in Kent, Washington, the company began in 1979 as a sheet metal and HVAC system contractor. Hermanson has now grown to provide all types of mechanical services from preplanning and engineering design to systems fabrication and installation, preventative maintenance, and emergency service with more than 700 employees in Washington and Oregon. After grappling with the restrictions and security challenges inherent to on-premises infrastructure, Hermanson found the flexible, highly secure cloud services it needed with Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure.

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

“I have always been mechanically inclined,” recalls Hermanson Fitting Foreman Chris Flanigan, “and early-on friends steered me toward a career in the plumbing and fitting trade. It has turned out to be great advice.”

Chris works at one of Hermanson’s Oregon jobs in Beaverton and has been on the job since January 2018. Before Hermanson, Chris worked for small contractors in the Portland area and rotated between service and new commercial construction. He is a member of the Local 290 which is a sister chapter to the Seattle area’s Local 32.

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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 serious contender for Woman of the Year.

Vanesa is the Trimble/RTS foreman specializing in Trimble layout and is currently based at Google Block 25. “I think it’s amazing how far construction technology has come in such a short amount of time,” says Vanessa, “I remember being on layout crews as a new apprentice and it would take a week to complete a single floor, now using Trimble that same layout could be done in one day!”

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