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Foreman Focus Friday: Vanessa Carman

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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Aug 21, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Feature Photo Credit // Jason Heritage Women of Hermanson

Women of Hermanson (WOH) met last week for an afternoon of bowling, beer and comradery at Tukwila’s Bowlero Lanes.

After donning tri-colored communal footwear, the ladies enjoyed a few friendly games of pins while WOH President, Jana Burbank, read out clues to identify a sister bowler. Knowing that women represent only 9% of the work force in the construction industry, the Women of Hermanson group was founded to encourage and support workplace diversity and inclusion.

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Aug 20, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

We are so proud of the Hermanson team, and we are excited to announce the following promotion!

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Jul 29, 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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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 that decision.

During his four years with Hermanson, Kolin has worked on a range of projects including downtown high-rise buildings, renovations, and healthcare facilities. He has specific expertise in Trimble® operations and finds the technology increases manpower efficiency and accuracy. Trimble® is a GPS system that orients positioning at a building site for marking pipe hanger locations. “Before Trimble®, the task of positioning hangers involved an army of workers with tape measures,” says Kolin. Now technology sets the points and a tape measure does a quick double check.

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Jul 25, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

Passing through SeaTac Airport this summer?

You may see a familiar face if your flight plans take you through the North Satellite Terminal.

In a clever twist on the standard “Pardon Our Mess” signage, the Port of Seattle created a series of posters featuring contractors and Port personnel. The posters help direct, encourage and inform passengers of the progress on the North Satellite Terminal renovation and add a bit of whimsy to each traveler’s journey. Hermanson’s own, Local 66 sheet metal worker Joe Hudson, adorns one of the posters that greets passengers at the North Terminal.

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