Aug 26, 2014
PSF Mechanical hired Rick Wardrop as HVAC service technician, Helen Hodges as junior marketing coordinator/graphic designer, Gaye Schmidt-Larimer as VCM sheet metal detailer and Joshua Summers as project design engineer. Wardrop has nearly 30 years of experience with a variety of industry-related companies. Hodges recently earned a bachelor's degree in visual communication design from Cornish College of the Arts. Schmidt-Larimer has been with the Local 66 International Sheet Metal Workers Union for 29 years and holds an associate's degree from Milwaukee Area Technical College. Summers recently graduated with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Santa Clara University.
The Tacoma office of Adolfson & Peterson Construction hired Roy Kennedy as director of preconstruction and estimating for AP Integrated Systems, an A&P subsidiary, and Amy Patten as accounting specialist. Kennedy is focusing on APiS's prefabricated light-gauge-steel wall panel system used for multifamily, hospitality, student housing, healthcare and senior housing projects. He has more than 20 years of industry experience. Patten has more than 10 years of industry experience in accounting and accounts payable. She is responsible for subcontractor relations and prequalifications.
Walsh Construction Co. promoted Angella Hould to assistant project manager in Seattle. Hould joined the company in 2009 as a project engineer and was promoted to field operations coordinator in 2012. Her new duties include estimating, value engineering, job costing and schedule monitoring.
The Construction Industry Training Council of Washington hired Blanca Lizaola as apprenticeship records assistant. Prior to joining CITC, Lizaola worked as a paraeducator and in the hospitality industry. She holds an associate's degree in special education from Renton Technical College, and is earning a bachelor's degree in hospitality management from South Seattle College.
Hammer & Hand won Custom Builder of the Year at the recent 2014 Green Building Awards held by Earth Advantage in Portland. Hammer & Hand builds residential and commercial projects in Portland and Seattle.
Aug 19, 2014
The Seattle office of Lease Crutcher Lewis hired Sara Angus as project manager, Marshall Kennedy and Aaron Ullrich as project engineers, and Bree Brewer and Sheryl Byrne as operations assistants. Angus was a project manager at Lewis from 2005-09, has been in the industry since 1998 and lectures in construction management at the University of Washington. Kennedy has been in construction since 2008 and holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Oregon State University. He is working on the 1915 Terry renovation. Ullrich has been in construction since 2007 and holds a bachelor's degree in construction management from Washington State University. He is working on the Neighborcare Meridian Center for Health project. Brewer has eight years of administrative expertise and attended Green River Community College. Byrne has more than 10 years of administration experience in the engineering, consulting and testing industries. She holds an associate's degree in business administration from South Seattle College.
The Seattle office of Andersen Construction hired Craig Holt as senior project manager, Mike Pace as safety team lead, Cody Castellano as project engineer and Ron Huffman as project manager in the Special Projects Division. Holt has nearly 30 years of construction experience with a focus on health-care. Pace has 15 years of experience in construction safety. Castellano has a decade of logistics and management experience, and is changing careers to construction management. Huffman has been working in construction for nearly 10 years.
Mortenson Construction added Trent Rehfeldt as project development manager in the Portland office, where he is leading the business development team. Rehfeldt has more than 14 years of construction management and business development experience. Prior to joining Mortenson, he was senior project manager at a commercial real estate firm in Portland.
Gig Harbor-based Washington Patriot Construction hired Aaron Ngwashi as IT administrator and Kari Beck as administrative assistant. Ngwashi is maintaining the company's IT network, servers and security systems. He holds associate's degrees in networking and convergence technologies from Tacoma Community College and ITT Technical Institute. Beck is supporting the company's accounting department, as well as marketing, estimating and project management functions. She holds an associate's degree in accounting.
Sequoyah Electric hired David Kertzman as senior estimator. Kertzman has more than 27 years of experience in pre-construction, estimating and project management in the electrical construction industry. He is working out of the company's headquarters in Redmond.