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Jul 26, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

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. “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 check.” Kolin has spent most of his career at Hermanson working on... Read More


Jun 28, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

June’s Foreman Focus Friday is bittersweet as we recognize an amazing leader while also wishing him a happy retirement. Dave Gordon has spent the twilight of his career at Hermanson over the past eight years. He grew up in a family of tradesmen, including his grandfather and uncle who were plumbers and a pipefitter brother. At age 19, Dave joined Local 32 as a helper and soon finished his apprenticeship. He has spent his entire career working in the mechanical industry. Dave considers communication with clients to be his strong suit and credits support from Hermanson’s Safety Team, Detailing and Shipping/Receiving departments... Read More


May 31, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Feature Photo Credit // John Beck Company News

When Hermanson Service Foreman, John Beck, was growing up he wanted to be an architect.“I soon realized how stationary that job would be, so I turned to HVAC instead,” says John, “I love this trade and have for 20 years!”John considers himself an almost native, having lived in the Olympia area for the last 32 years. He went off to Phoenix to attend Universal Technical Institute to learn HVAC systems for a year, then returned to the Pacific Northwest. John is not afraid to work on anything that heats or cools and considers working on Mitsubishi City Multi, heat pumps,... Read More


Apr 26, 2019 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

At Hermanson we take pride in focusing attention on our hardworking Foreman each month.Occasionally, however, we run across a truly self-effacing character who would prefer the spotlight be shown elsewhere. Such is the case this month, but Joel Nugent offers too much to Hermanson’s success to be overlooked.Joel is a third-generation sheet metal worker. After spending five years in the Marine Corps, where he completed two tours in Iraq, he participated in the Local 66 Helmets to Hardhats program and has worked his way up from truck driver and apprentice to HVAC Lead Foreman. Joel has become an integral part... Read More


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