Dec 10, 2019
Graham Construction & Management hired Josh Tocheny as senior project coordinator for the 707 Terry tower project, Robert Crook as superintendent for the Ivy Apartment job and Colleen Parris as project controls advisor in the Seattle Operations office. Canada-based Graham builds multifamily, retail, health care, life science, education and office buildings.
In Seattle, the Northwest Wall and Ceiling Contractors Association hired Rick Miller as executive director. Miller is responsible for collective bargaining and member services. He previously was executive officer of the Master Builders Association of Pierce County and COO of the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties.
Since 2014, PCL Construction has donated more than $500,000 to food banks across the country to help eliminate hunger and food insecurity experienced by over 30 million adults and children. This year, the company's U.S. operations contributed $55,000 to 15 food banks across the country, including Food Lifeline and Northwest Harvest in Seattle.
Dec 03, 2019
The Design-Build Institute of America honored Tim Graybeal, a design-build manager at Lydig Construction in Spokane, with a 2019 Distinguished Leadership Award. Graybeal won in the Industry Professional category. He has completed over $750 million in design-build projects over the past decade and serves on the project review committee of the state Capital Projects Advisory Review Board.
Everett-based Sage Homes Northwest earned kudos for systems integration as part of the 2019 Oracle Construction and Engineering Awards. Sage switched from manual data entry to Oracle's Primavera cloud platform to connect project management with accounting. Mike Brown, Sage's business systems and process manager, spearheaded the move. Data analysis consulting firm ProvenBI helped integrate Sage's accounting software with Primavera.
Auburn-based Guardian Roofing is holding its second Guardian Halo Project, which provides a free major roof repair or replacement to a homeowner in dire need. The company is seeking nominations until Jan. 31 and will announce a winner on Feb. 4. A Brown’s Point family won last year’s contest. More information is at https://tinyurl.com/Guardian-Halo.
Nov 26, 2019
In Seattle, Lease Crutcher Lewis promoted Geoff Anderson to vice president of project planning and delivery. Anderson joined the company 24 years ago as a project engineer and rose to project manager and then director of preconstruction. He continues to lead the preconstruction group while overseeing cost control, scheduling and project management in Washington.
Mortenson's Seattle Operating Group hired Jeremy Holland as market executive for its environmental and infrastructure projects. Holland has 23 years of engineering experience, serving as project principal, technical advisor, project manager and design engineer. He comes from HDR, where he was vice president and water client development leader in Oregon. He is based in Portland, but travels around the Pacific Northwest to Mortenson projects.
In the Puget Sound area, Graham Construction & Management added several staff: superintendent Kimo Cambra and senior HSE coordinator RJ Kiesel Kauhane to the 1200 Stewart project in Seattle; construction manager Patrick Webber and senior project coordinator Ray Pinney to the 707 Terry project in Seattle; superintendents Mick Sheedy and Buck Loshbaugh to the First Light project in Seattle; senior project manager Shelton Burch, superintendent Michael Racek and project coordinator Kyle Snyder to the Alexan Central Park project in Redmond; senior project manager Dave Schroeder, superintendent Travis Rea, senior project coordinator Michael Cunningham and foreman Harrison Humphrey to the Alexan Shoreline project in Shoreline; superintendent Curtis Gilley to the Ballard Blocks II project in Seattle; and superintendent Jason Schmidt, project coordinator Phoebe Mayer and senior project coordinator Esther Yuen to the Waterfront Place Central project in Everett.
In Seattle, Skanska raised $287,000 for Rainier Scholars at the seventh annual Bricks & Books Auction. Rainier Scholars helps low-income students of color gain access to quality education. Skanska also sponsors Rainier Scholars' annual luncheon and hires interns and full-time employees from the program.