Articles in Company News

May 24, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

Hermanson Service Technician, Keith Black, recently stopped by his high school alma mater, Puget Sound Skills Center (PSSC) in Burien, hoping to talk to students about his career path since graduation.His visit was timely and Keith along with Service Sales Rep, Cori Witney, were asked to participate in PSSC’s annual spring Hiring Fair last week.PSSC offers career and technical training to high school students in the Highline, Federal Way, Tahoma and Tukwila School Districts. Students attend the Hiring Fair ready to talk to construction, aerospace and medical companies, determine entry level employment options and even go through mock (or real)... Read More

May 3, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

Local middle school students at Mill Creek are benefiting from a call their science teacher, Steven Basten, recently made to Hermanson Company.“The first metal work company I contacted was Hermanson and the receptionist knew exactly who I should talk to within the organization,” said Basten. That call led to Ryan Leonhardt, Hermanson Specialty Metals foreman, who despite his 18 years of metal work experience had never received a request quite like Basten’s.Basten was researching the possibility of building a Low-Pressure Sodium Vapor Lamp for his 8th grade science class at Mill Creek Middle School. He hoped it would help his... Read More

Apr 5, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

Imagine arriving at your office to find the shades adjusted to the perfect angle to avoid computer screen glare, the overhead lights change automatically according to the amount of ambient sunlight and the building temperature remains consistently comfortable in every season.“With the arrival of smart buildings, an office that adjusts to its surroundings is not a dream of the future, it is the reality of today.” Alison Plough, an instructor at South Seattle College told a crowd of potential students at a recent Sustainable Building Science Technology Program Open House, “And skilled technicians are needed to operate that smart building... Read More

Mar 28, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Feature Photo Credit // Rick Hermanson Company News

For over 30 years, Hermanson Company has been involved in a mechanical contractor peer group that meets regularly to share ideas, provide professional development and promote industry standards.Recently, Hermanson’s Estimating and Detailing Group traveled to St. Louis to meet with seven other mechanical contractor groups from across the United States for a CAD/EST Symposium.“Engaging with mechanical contractors outside of our competitive market has provided opportunities to both learn and share and ensures that Hermanson remains an industry expert,” said Hermanson Estimating Manager, Jason McDonald.Within the peer group, subject matter specializations develop and these meetings provide an opportunity to share industry... Read More

Feb 1, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

Hermanson TAB Supervisor, Brad Sharp, will be speaking on a panel of industry professionals at South Seattle College on Saturday, February 2.Sharp who has been on the Technical Education Committee for the Sustainable Building Science Technology degree and was recently elected Committee Chair. The panel will offer students enrolled in the SBST program the opportunity to hear from working professionals who will offer insights into their own career paths as well as job prospects in both the public and private sector.The Industry and Career Panel will be held in the Hermanson Sustainable Building Science Technology Center, located at South Seattle... Read More