Aug 11, 2020
Nampa, Idaho-based Prefab Logic hired Hylton Mockler as a business development leader. Mockler has over two decades of expertise in business development and process optimization in construction, design, manufacturing and management consulting. He is based in Northern California. Prefab Logic specializes in modular preconstruction consultation for high-density housing and hospitality projects.
Construction giant Skanska is holding its annual Bricks & Books fundraising event online this year due to the pandemic. The now month-long event benefits Seattle nonprofit Rainier Scholars, which provides low-income students of color with equitable access to a quality education. Last year's auction raised $287,000 for Rainier Scholars and Skanska has raised over $1 million through Bricks & Books over eight years. This year's campaign runs through Sept. 4. Donations can be made at http://www.tinyurl.com/SkanskaRS.
Boeing awarded VECA Electric & Technologies with a 2019 Supplier of the Year award for safety. Boeing selected 10 companies from over 12,000 suppliers to recognize them for high-quality products, services and value. VECA is based in Seattle with branches in Bellingham, Everett, Mukilteo and Wenatchee.
The Green Electronics Council and managers of the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool recognized Department of Energy offices and several Hanford Site contractors for their efforts to purchase products that protect the environment, conserve energy and reduce costs. The contractors included CH2M Hill Plateau Remediation Co., HPMC Occupational Medical Services, Mission Support Alliance, Washington River Protection Solutions and Wastren Advantage. This is the first year that DOE has won the award and the fourth straight year that the contracting team has won it.
Aug 04, 2020
In Kirkland, Compass Construction promoted Kait O'Neill to senior project engineer, and Reid Bullock and Tom Toomey to senior estimators. O'Neill has been with Compass since 2016 and is starting on her third project with the firm. Bullock joined the company in 2016 as a project manager and transitioned to the estimating team a year later. Toomey has over 12 years of industry experience and joined Compass in 2018 as an estimator.
The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Environmental Management named Brian Vance as permanent manager of the two offices that supervise cleanup of the Hanford Site. Vance has been temporary manager since early 2019 of the Richland Operations Office and Office of River Protection. He has over 30 years of nuclear industry experience, including a role as project director for removal of contaminated soil at Hanford and as a Navy nuclear submarine officer. Joe Franco continues as deputy manager of Richland Operations and Ben Harp as deputy manager of River Protection. Both are responsible for daily operations of each office.
Jul 28, 2020
Burlington-based Trico Companies promoted Jeff Downs, Chris Green and Kevin Prentice to superintendents. Downs has over 25 years of experience with residential, civil and commercial construction, as well as a recent specialization in medical projects. Green has over 30 years of construction experience, beginning his career as a Navy Seabee and then moving to residential and commercial construction. He recently completed his first year as an instructor with the Construction Industry Training Council of Washington. Prentice has over 25 years of construction experience, early on earning his journeyman card as an ironworker and then expanding his trade knowledge to all aspects of commercial construction.