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.
Jul 12, 2016
The Seattle office of Abbott Construction hired Aaron Roche as estimator, Matt Koberg as project manager, Sabrina San Filippo as site safety manager and Jocelyne Tsimi as HR assistant. Roche has more than 11 years of experience as a cost estimator and project controls lead. His is a LEED Green Associate and has completed five years as a Certified Cost Technician. Koberg holds a bachelor's degree in construction management from Washington State University and has 14 years of industry experience. San Filippo has five years of experience, and is training on-site crews about safe work practices and ensuring safety protocols are being adhered to. Tsimi is working on an associate's degree in HR management.
University Mechanical Contractors promoted Randy Koetje, PE, to engineering manager and Julianne Mattecheck to project engineer. Koetje joined UMC in 2013 as a senior engineer and was a lead on several notable projects, including Block 14 and 400 Fairview. Mattecheck joined UMC over a year ago as a fab shop coordinator. She has been communicating and coordinating operations with pre-construction groups.
Kent-based Novinium hired Mike Woodmansee as vice president of western operations for North America. Woodmansee is managing finances and optimizing operations. He has more than 30 years of industry experience, most recently as CFO at Horizon Solar Power in California and Snelson Companies in Washington. Novinium has an injection process that rejuvenates and extends the life of cables up to 40 years.