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Seattle Goodwill JTE Center

Seattle Goodwill JTE Center

The Goodwill JTE is a two-story office space over one level of ground-level parking comprising a total of 60,000 square feet. The building includes energy efficiency and water-conservation features, including a rainwater harvesting and cistern system. For these efforts, the project received the LEED Silver designation. The new building allowed the Seattle Goodwill to increase the number of free education classes they could offer as well as increase the amount of administrative space.

Facts:

  • General Contractor: Foushee
  • New Construction

Willy Kiel
Operations Manager

Willy Kiel

Construction Operations Manager


As construction operations manager, Willy brings over 28 years’ experience in the industry. He oversees the day-to-day operations of Auburn Mechanical and the success of our projects. His involvement with project selection, engineering, detailing, estimating, project support, and leadership has provided a consistent project delivery process. Willy’s goals are to exceed the customer’s expectations while instrumenting the growth of Auburn Mechanical to meet the future needs of our clients and industry.

Jerome LaMear
Insulation Division Manager

Jerome LaMear

Insulation Division Manager


Jerome was hired by Auburn Mechanical in 2007 and has worked in the Mechanical Contracting industry for 20 years. He has had responsibilities and experience in a wide range of piping and mechanical projects including healthcare, industrial, commercial, and tenant improvements.

Brien Lautman
Project Executive

Brien Lautman

Project Executive


Brien’s business experience began in 2006 with Skanska USA Building while being enrolled in the Construction Management and Finance degree programs at Washington State University. He continues today as part of our team involved in some of the company’s most complex and fast-paced projects.

Joe Geist
Safety Director

Joe Geist

Safety Director


Joe is a leader in construction safety. He manages Auburn’s safety program, which includes being onsite and conducting safety inspections, leading safety orientations, and training. He oversees coordination with subcontractors to ensure their employees are working safe, meeting the contract requirements, and monitoring workers and supervisors to ensure compliance with safety regulations.

Samarah Rose
Estimating Manager

Samarah Rose

Estimating Manager


Samarah has 10 years of industry experience and has been with Auburn since 2013. She calculates project costs in conjunction with the overall design objectives of the project. During construction, she will serve as an expense-tracking resource to ensure directives and decision making benefit from real-time construction cost estimating and big-picture financial understanding.

Randy Stabnow
Engineering Manager

Randy Stabnow

Engineering Manager


Randy has worked on a wide variety of projects including, University of Washington Husky Stadium, 400 Dexter Shell and Core, Continental Mills Headquarters, and the Naval Fleet Region Readiness Center. He brings extensive experience in HVAC, piping, and plumbing design. With over 10 years in the industry, he has engineered numerous projects ranging from laboratory exhaust fans to VRF to central plant two-pipe changeover systems. He provides knowledge in code regulations and intent, and industry design standards.

Justin Prichett
Construction Division Manager

Justin Prichett

Construction Division Manager


Justin is Auburn’s Construction Division Manager. He is responsible for managing and supporting project managers, implementing and improving processes, and providing input on short and long-term strategic goals.

Steph Andersen
CFO


Steph Andersen

CFO


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.”
— Steph Andersen