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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


Sep 29, 2018 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

Hermanson foreman Tony Landru has been a plumber for almost 30 years. He started his plumbing career straight out of high school when his best friend’s dad asked him to help out at his residential plumbing job. They visited multiple job sites a day and Tony really enjoyed the freedom to move around and travel that the trade provided. After plumbing houses for about 11 years, Tony joined the union in 2000 and started working at Hermanson shortly after in 2005. Since joining Hermanson, Tony has made a name for himself as a hardworking, knowledgeable team member and a valuable asset... Read More


Aug 31, 2018 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

After Marcus Fox graduated high school, he called up his Uncle Dean for career advice. Dean Fox (recently retired Partner and Corporate Superintendent) had spent his entire mechanical career with Hermanson and encouraged Marcus to join the trades and enroll in the Local 66 apprentice program. That was ten years ago and Marcus has been a valuable member of the Hermanson family ever since! Marcus is currently working in Silverdale on the Harrison Hospital job as the project’s sheet metal foreman. He enjoys the planning, coordinating and teamwork aspects of his job. According to Marcus, “efficiency is key” at work and getting... Read More


Jul 27, 2018 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

A lifelong mechanic, Joshua started his career as an automotive diesel technician. He has always enjoyed the process of taking raw materials and transforming them into working machines. Knowing this, a close friend of his encouraged him to join the trades to satisfy his love of fabricating and also make him some money in the process! It took a bit of coercing, but he eventually enrolled in a seven-year apprenticeship with the Local 32 Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Union. Upon graduation, he immediately started a fulfilling career in the trades working as a pipe fitter. Joshua has been a foreman with Hermanson... Read More