Articles in Foreman Focus Friday

Mar 29, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Feature Photo Credit // Matt Weishaar Company News

For Hermanson Sheet Metal Foreman, Matt Weishaar, life is best lived on or near the water!Whether it is living in Tacoma aboard his new 43-foot yacht or working at one of Google’s Lakefront Block projects, Matt is enjoying the strides he has made in his career from the water’s edge.Growing up in Sumner, Matt started early in the trades with prompting from family. After working as a material handler, he finished his five year Local 66 Sheet Metal apprenticeship and has worked for Hermanson twenty-five years of his thirty-year career.During that time, Matt has developed a specialty working on hospital... Read More

Jan 25, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

Scott Connors has been employed with Hermanson since 2003 and is currently running the plumbing fabrication shop at Hermanson’s SODO warehouse, where he works to develop fabrication processes and standards that optimize the mobilization techniques needed to support jobsite success. For Scott, plumbing and mechanical work has been a family affair. He grew up working alongside his father earning extra cash cleaning and sorting tools and fittings. “I was always interested in what dad did and helped wherever I could. I would ask questions when he brought blueprints home while designing and estimating projects. Our dining room table was just an... Read More

Nov 30, 2018 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

Dave Henninger is one of Hermanson’s service foremen specializing in chiller repair and maintenance, with a specialized focus on centrifugal chillers. As a newer member of the team, Dave brings with him over 24 years of experience on the Trane product line. “Having worked for a factory shop for many years, I am happy to leave the corporate feeling behind. Hermanson is beginning to feel like family, which I value and appreciate,” says Dave. And we’re happy to have him! Since joining Hermanson, Dave has completed a number of projects, but his favorite thus far involved rebuilding two chillers at Pier 66... Read More

Oct 26, 2018 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

Hermanson Foreman Cory McGinnity has always liked hammering on things and making a lot of noise, so when his uncle and cousin introduced him to the sheet metal trade, it was a natural fit. The first job he worked on was the IDX Tower (now known as Fourth and Madison) in downtown Seattle. Originally when he was brought on as a material handler, the building was a mere 12 floors, but by the time construction was complete in 2002, the tower was built to 40 stories high – the first Seattle high-rise to exceed 500 feet in over a decade. The... Read More