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Seattle Genetics

Seattle Genetics

Seattle Genetics was a new construction project of a pharmaceutical research lab within an existing shell and core. Auburn was responsible for the design-build RO/DI plant, controls and BCF facility distribution; design assist for IQ, OQ, PQ, and SOP development; and an FDA validated system.

Facts:

  • General Contractor: GLY Construction
  • Design-Build
  • New Construction

Highline Medical Center Pharmacy

Highline Medical Center Pharmacy

The Highline Medical Center Pharmacy project was a complete remodel of 2015 SF of the existing building. Auburn’s scope of work included installation of air-handling units, exhaust fans, ductwork, new plumbing, water hydronics, controls, and balancing.

Facts:

  • General Contractor: GLY Construction
  • Plumbing
  • HVAC
  • Remodel

F5 Tower

F5 Tower

Auburn Mechanical is the plumbing contractor for multiple projects on the nearly completed F5 Tower.

  • The primary focus of the project is a 44 floor, warm-shell high rise with core utilities to support future office tenants on the upper floors. The tower also includes nine levels of parking as well as tenant amenities. The shell-core tower construction is pursuing LEED certification.

  • The hotel tenant improvement on levels 1-16 included 189 guest rooms, a commercial kitchen and restaurant, conference rooms, and a hotel spa.
  • The project also includes a new 7-floor parking structure for the adjacent Rainier Club as well as a valet office to support that property.
  • Last but not least, Auburn Mechanical was the plumbing contractor for the renovation of the First United Methodist Church next door to the new tower. The work consisted of a full seismic upgrade of the existing structure as it was converted into the hotel’s event space. Architectural elements of the building were preserved throughout construction.

Facts:

  • General Contractor: JTM Construction
  • Plumbing
  • New Construction and Renovation

SECO Southport

SECO Southport

Auburn is the design-build plumbing contractor for this 72,876 SF office campus. The project consists of six levels of parking and three nine-story towers.

Facts:

  • General Contractor: Exxel Pacific
  • Design-Build
  • Plumbing
  • New Construction

Starbucks Tre

Starbucks Tre

Auburn was the HVAC and plumbing contractor for this 15,000-SF roasting facility and coffee bar located in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. This was the first premium-roasting restaurant in Starbucks’ brand. Tom Douglas’ Serious Pie restaurant was also included in the scope of the project. The most challenging and interesting part of the project was the historical nature of the project

Facts:

  • General Contractor: JTM Construction
  • Plumbing
  • HVAC
  • Tenant Improvements

Don Shelton
Piping Superintendent


Don Shelton

Piping Superintendent

Don has over 19 years of experience in the mechanical industry. He has a wide variety of experience ranging from complex rigging work to technical chemical/nuclear projects including numerous projects with The Boeing Company.


Jordan Guthrie
Plumbing Superintendent

Jordan Guthrie

Plumbing Superintendent


Jordan has been part of Auburn’s team since 2005, first as a field foreman and then over ten years as a superintendent providing extensive experience on tenant improvement and new construction projects. His outstanding leadership ability, industry expertise, and experience working on complex projects are invaluable to project teams

Jim Reynolds
VP HVAC

Jim Reynolds

Vice President, HVAC Design & Construction


Jim began his career in 1977 and began working at Auburn in 2015. He has played a key role in a variety of Seattle’s landmark projects, including Class A high-rise office buildings, historic remodel projects, performing arts theaters, local high-tech campuses, life sciences facilities, and laboratories. One of Jim’s project highlights is the Court-in-the-Square project, a retrofit of two historic buildings in Seattle’s Pioneer Square area.

John Payne
VP Service

John Payne

Vice President Service Divison


John joined the Auburn Mechanical team in 2012 and has been in the construction and facility services field for more than 25 years. He specializes in partnering with building owners, property managers, and tenants to help them efficiently operate buildings, develop customized preventive maintenance programs that lower energy costs, lower downtime, and prolong equipment and asset life. His responsibilities include overseeing daily operations of the Service Department, expanding services and capabilities, and developing business opportunities.

Kim Johnson
Executive VP

Kim Johnson

Executive Vice President


Kim joined Auburn Mechanical in 1992. With numerous roles in the company as both project manager and estimator; his main position as materials manager plays a strategic part in the success of our projects. With minimizing the risk of price inflation, standardizing materials, and researching new products, he keeps within budget and on schedule by overseeing the schedule of deliveries. A graduate of the University of Washington, Kim has a BA in Business Administration and has been certified through the MCA Project Manager Program.