Jul 26, 2016
The Walsh Group hired Jay Frazier as project superintendent and Peter Hruska as project engineer for its Seattle office. Frazier is estimating the Sound Transit E320 and Operations & Maintenance Satellite Facility projects. He previously was a superintendent/general superintendent managing heavy civil infrastructure and light rail projects for Kiewit Bridge & Marine and Mowat Construction. Hruska is working on a hangar at JBLM. He is a recent graduate of Montana State University, and previously worked for a home remodeler in Bozeman, Montana.
Tigard, Oregon-based Pioneer Waterproofing hired Steve Parmentier as project manager in the Spokane/Inland Northwest Regional office. Parmentier is handling estimating, field supervision, quality control, scheduling, and relationship development with local contractors, architects and building owners. He has experience in building repair and maintenance. Pioneer specializes in building repair, restoration and maintenance.
Matt Ditty is the new director of business development at Portland-based EC Power Systems, where he is focusing on industrial engine sales. Ditty previously worked in sales and management for Southwest Products Corp. and Pacific Power Products, and served in the Marine Corps. EC Power Systems specializes in sales, service, rental and parts distribution of industrial power products in the western United States. It is a division of EC Co., a privately held Pacific Northwest electrical contractor.
Jul 19, 2016
NC Machinery and Tractor & Equipment Co. promoted David “Doc” James to vice president of services. James started at NC Machinery's Alaska division in 2011 as general service manager and later became general product support manager for Alaska. He is working at the Tukwila branch and is responsible for NC Machinery territories in Alaska and Washington, as well as Tractor & Equipment Co. in Montana, North Dakota and Wyoming. He replaces Don Linn, who recently retired.
Mark Keeler is the new general manager of sales at NC Power Systems and T&E Power Systems in Tukwila. Keeler is responsible for the power generation and engine sales, rental, and engineering departments. He previously worked for another Caterpillar dealer for 13 years and has 20 years of experience in the engine and power generation industry.
EC Co.'s Advanced Technology Division won the 2016 National Electrical Contractor Association Zero Injury Award. The award recognizes companies that have worked a calendar year without recordable incidents. EC also won NECA's 2016 Safety Excellence Award for company-wide performance. EC is a privately held electrical contractor with offices in Seattle and Albany, Oregon.