Apr 22, 2014
Abbott Construction hired Jim Parker as superintendent, Quinn Starkey as project engineer, Jenny Saephanh as project assistant and Justin Sinconis as service coordinator. Parker has 30 years of experience, and is overseeing tenant improvements at the Living Computer Museum. Starkey holds a bachelor's degree in construction management from the University of Washington and is supporting various retail and CenturyLink Field projects. Saephanh has extensive project support experience and is assisting the estimating department. In the new service coordinator role at Abbott, Sinconis is working under the Special Projects Division and is managing a variety of small service projects.
The Seattle office of building enclosure consulting firm RDH Building Sciences added Denise Dana as maintenance and planning project manager, Denali Jones as project coordinator, Andrew Dillenbeck as building science engineer, Shawn McIsaac as project engineer, Vira Peterson and Josie Kies as office coordinators, Penny Short as receptionist and Sarah Ferguson as human resources generalist. Dana has more than 10 years of construction experience, and is a registered architect and reserve specialist. Jones relocated from Vancouver, B.C., where he developed air leakage testing equipment for a major manufacturer. Dillenbeck comes from Virginia, where he worked for a building sciences firm. McIsaac specializes in the evaluation, maintenance and renewal of existing buildings. He worked for nine years in Vancouver, B.C., for RDH.
Ferndale-based Imco General Construction promoted Brian Smith to the newly created position of director of technology. Smith joined Imco in 2013 as a senior BIM/modeling designer. He has more than 16 years of design experience in the energy, water, wastewater and structural engineering markets. Imco is unifying its efforts to use technology as efficiently as possible.
Brian Cornish joined Goldfinch Bros. as business development manager in the Residential Division. Cornish is working with architects and builders throughout the Puget Sound region. He has more than 20 years of experience in the high-end residential window industry. Everett-based Goldfinch is a glass and glazing company serving the commercial and residential markets.
Julian Anderson, president of Rider Levett Bucknall's North American practice, was appointed chairman of the firm's international Central Consulting Services group. Anderson is based in Phoenix, and has written articles for the DJC. Rider Levett Bucknall provides project management, construction cost consulting, and related property and construction advisory services. It has offices world-wide, including one in Seattle.
Apr 15, 2014
Seattle-based BNBuilders promoted Andy Stevenson to senior superintendent, Tim Harmon and Jake Cantrell to superintendents, and Jimmy Craig and Steve Gates to project managers. BNBuilders has regional offices in Spokane, San Francisco and San Diego.
Siku Construction added Rob Sorensen as superintendent of the Facility Services Group in Seattle. Sorensen has more than 20 years of construction and facilities experience, and spent the last 17 years at Jody Miller Construction. Siku's Seattle office focuses on construction management and facility services. The company also has offices in Los Angeles, Sacramento, Calif., and Anchorage, Alaska.
Adolfson & Peterson Construction's Pacific Northwest office hired Dave Peterson as senior estimator. Peterson has more than 30 years of construction industry experience, with project management expertise in heavy-industrial, high-rise commercial, federal, senior living, pharmaceutical, healthcare and high-end hospitality projects.
Seattle-based PSF Mechanical hired Paul Bonaci as senior project manager, Pete Maniccia as senior project design engineer, Bunny Lee as junior marketing coordinator and Camryn Growden as office coordinator. Bonaci has 33 years of industry experience, and holds a bachelor's degree in construction management from the University of Washington. Maniccia has nearly 20 years of industry experience, and holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology. Lee has five years of graphic design experience, and holds an associate's degree in graphic design and illustration from Seattle Central Creative Academy. Growden has an administrative background in the HVAC industry, and holds an associate's degree from Bellevue College. PSF is a mechanical contractor specializing in design-build projects in life sciences, high-tech and Class A office facilities.
Doug McIalwain rejoined Canyon Creek Cabinet Co. to head the remodeled Spokane store and showroom. McIalwain has more than 30 years of experience in the building products industry. The expanded Spokane showroom has 13 new displays containing a variety of cabinets, hardware and accessories. A grand opening is set for May. Canyon Creek is based in Monroe.
Auburn Mechanical won a national safety award from the Mechanical Contractors Association of America. Fifty-two mechanical contractors applied for the award in four categories. Auburn Mechanical won Category Three (250,001 to 400,000 work hours). Joe Geist is the safety director at the Auburn-based company.