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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


Jun 29, 2018 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

Jeremy Morrison only recently joined Hermanson, but he is already making a name for himself as a trusted and valued member of the team. As the Piping Foreman for the SeaTac Airport North Satellite Expansion project, he is known for his planning and problem-solving abilities. With almost two decades of experience working in the mechanical construction industry, Jeremy can take quick and decisive actions necessary to maintain schedule and efficiency. In 2002, Jeremy’s steamfitter cousin introduced him to the industry and almost immediately he knew this would be his career. For the past 11 years, he has worked in Foreman and Project... Read More


May 25, 2018 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

For Fitting Foreman Mike Stedman, mechanical construction runs in the family! He is third-generation – both his father and grandfather were pipefitters. His brother is also in the trade and two of his family members work for Hermanson – Detailer, Gary Stedman (uncle) and Estimator, Brent Rahm (brother-in-law). Mike has spent the majority of his time recently working at Boeing Everett on the 40-56 IRC upgrade. The project calls for long shifts and lots of overtime, but Mike finds his job to be very rewarding. He enjoys the comradery of working as a team and the challenging nature of his work. Plus,... Read More


Apr 27, 2018 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

When Sam Chedester was 20 years old, he bought a 1949 Harley Davidson motorcycle, but quickly realized he needed a better paying job to restore it. A coworker suggested he go to work for her husband who was a sheet metal foreman. Sam worked as a material handler for a year until his foreman referred him to Jeff Hermanson and he went to work at AccuDuct to start his apprenticeship. Three years into it, he asked to be transferred to gain field experience. Sam started at Hermanson in October 1996 and he’s been with us ever since! Now as a veteran Sheet... Read More