Prior to Auburn Mechanical, Stephanie was the controller at an underground-power cable-rejuvenation company since its founding in 2003.
Auburn Mechanical has hired Stephanie Andersen as chief financial officer. CFO is a new position for Auburn Mechanical and is an important step forward as the company continues to anticipate steady growth throughout the next several years. Stephanie is responsible for overseeing Auburn Mechanical’s financial strategy, as well as managing the day-to-day activities of the Finance/Accounting, Human Resources, and IT departments.
“My philosophy as CFO is to be the champion of responsible, profitable growth while recognizing that people are the driving force behind a company’s success,” said Stephanie.
This mixed-use project includes affordable housing of studio, 1-bedroom, and 2-bedroom apartments. The roof includes a unique community space with dog-friendly amenities. Auburn Mechanical provided mechanical, plumbing, gas, and boiler services.
Helios is a 400-unit, 40-story apartment building in Seattle. The base of the tower features retail space with the podium of the tower facilitating four floors of above-grade parking located right above the retail level. Auburn Mechanical’s scope of work included design-build and plumbing.
The Kaiser Permanente facility in Burien is a design-build, plumbing and HVAC project that included the new ground-up construction of a single-story, 23,000-SF medical office building. Mechanical work was completed for the labs, pharmacy, imaging, procedure rooms, exam rooms, offices, and common spaces. The scope consisted of a sanitary waste/vent, storm drain, variable-refrigerant-flow (VRF) system, domestic water systems, natural gas, exhaust, and associated ductwork.
Auburn was the full-mechanical contractor for the retrofit and work was done throughout the facility with an emphasis on office space and the industrial rubber manufacturing room. The rubber manufacturing room included open facing ductwork, so the room required master craftsmanship and an aesthetically pleasing installation. Plumbing was also updated throughout the building for bathrooms, etc.
The University of Washington’s Mercer Hall provides studios, 2, 3, 4 and 6-bedroom apartment units for over 900 students in five wings over a common parking garage. The seven-story concrete and wood-frame structure includes central courtyards, meeting spaces and a coffee shop.
Auburn Mechanical was responsible for plumbing, including boiler work, on the Anthem on 12th Apartments. The new-construction project resulted in a six-story building that has 120 apartments, including low-income housing. The building also includes commercial space on the ground floor.
Auburn was the owner-direct mechanical contractor on the Westland Distillery, Process Cooling System Retrofit. Westland was using domestic water to cool the distilling process, which was not economically or environmentally viable. By installing a dual system cooling tower/chiller, they are saving 13,000 gallons of water per day, and increased the efficiency by about 80% (compared to a chiller alone).
Jason brings seven years’ experience as a superintendent to Auburn and over 20 years of commercial HVAC experience. Jason has expertise in detailing, tracking hours, managing and installing commercial projects. He is extremely skilled in all aspects of running projects of varying sizes and is capable of communicating with customers, contractors, and management.