Articles in Foreman Focus Friday

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

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