Oct 16, 2018
Mark Reed joined The Walsh Group in Tukwila as senior project manager. Reed has 26 years of construction experience, working at Soltek Pacific, DCK Worldwide/Summit Builders, RQ Construction and Straub Construction. At Walsh, he is working on Building 431 at Naval Base Kitsap.
In Spokane, Bouten Construction Co. hired Joshua Goudge as project manager. Goudge worked for 11 years at Bellevue-based GLY Construction, most recently as project manager. He holds a master's degree in architecture from Washington State University.
Here are the 2018 Washington Women in Trades Award winners: Marci Solomon, Tradeswoman of the Year; Melinda Nichols, Lifetime Achievement; Karen Dove, Active Advocate; Steve Petermann, Instructor; Lisa Marx, Union Activist; Angela Ewen, Josie Dunn Apprentice; and Brittani Cain, Peggy Cook Apprentice. They will be honored Nov. 3 at a banquet in Des Moines.
Eleven Bank of America volunteers joined with Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County to build two homes in Pacific. The effort was part of the bank's broader $1.32 million commitment to advance economic mobility in Pacific and the Inland Northwest.
Oct 09, 2018
In Tukwila, The Walsh Group hired Jack Odell as project engineer and Tony Sippl as assistant project manager. Odell recently earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Arizona, and did estimating for North Coast Iron. He is working on the Hilltop Link Extension project. Sippl was a project manager for Payne & Dolan in Wisconsin for the last five years, and worked at J.H. Findorff & Son and Kiewit before that. He also is working on the Hilltop project.
In Bellevue, Powell Construction Co. hired Tanya Brehm as contract administrator. Brehm has over 15 years of experience in construction, development and real estate, and is a licensed real estate broker.
A University of Washington team is one of nine regional finalists in the 2018 National Design-Build Student Competition. The contest drew 36 teams from 27 universities. Three finalists will be selected from a second phase of competition to make presentations on Nov. 8 at the Design-Build Conference and Expo in New Orleans. The contest is sponsored by the Design-Build Institute, based in Washington, D.C.
AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter won second place in the inaugural AGC-Autodesk Innovation Awards. The chapter was cited for its Educator Externship Program, which addresses workforce shortage challenges. Pennsylvania-based Brayman Construction and its affiliate, Advanced Construction Robotics, won the top prize for creating a rebar-tying robot for bridge projects.