Articles in Foreman Focus

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

Mar 30, 2018 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

DAVE CURLEY HAS BEEN IN THE MECHANICAL CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY FOR OVER 30 YEARS. Originally from Southern California, Dave transplanted to Washington State at the age of nine. His formative years were spent in the Pacific Northwest, but at age 21, he moved south again to stay with his cousin who owns a plumbing shop. There, he was introduced to the trade and his cousin helped get him into the local union’s apprenticeship program. After completing the 5-year curriculum, he moved back home to Renton, transferred to Local 32 and the rest is history! Dave has been one of Hermanson’s leading plumbing and... Read More