Celebrating Safety Excellence

WA Patriot is proud to announce that we received another Safety Excellence award from the AGC of WA for our outstanding safety program in 2020. Many thanks to our project teams and to our Safety Engineer, Brandon Swaab, for their tireless efforts in making safety a priority at WA Patriot!

WA Patriot Celebrates Bronco Electric as our Subcontractor of the Year for 2020

WA Patriot officially celebrated Bronco Electric of Silverdale, WA as our Subcontractor of the Year for their unwavering support of our projects in 2020. They were a pleasure to work with, and their communication and quality of craftsmanship was outstanding. They were quick to respond, were always willing to go above and beyond to help our project teams, and performed their work with a great attitude and work ethic. We are grateful for their partnership and look forward to a long, mutually rewarding relationship with their team.

2019 Holiday Party – Another Year of Success

The WA Patriot team celebrated a successful 2019 on Saturday, December 14th at our annual Holiday Dinner Party, which was held at the Pt. Fosdick Antique Airplane Airport Hangar at the Tacoma Narrows Airport. On display were some of the historic civilian aircraft that the hangar regularly displays.

The evening’s program included recognition of this year’s PATRIOT Award winner, Andrew Struthers, who was nominated by his peers for his leadership and growth into a supervisory role. We also recognized our craft personnel with Safety awards for their successes in remaining accident-free all year.

Congratulations to our PATRIOT and SAFETY award winners, and thanks to all for making 2019 another great year!

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WA Patriot Celebrates Retirement of Sr. Project Manager

WA Patriot celebrated the retirement of one of our most experienced Project Managers, Mark Zygmontowicz, in January. Mark’s professional journey started with Wade Perrow Construction in 1991, and eventually led him to become an integral member of the WA Patriot team. He is an invaluable team member whose dedication and commitment to getting the job done was recognized by everyone he worked with. Although his retirement is our loss, it is well deserved.

Thank you, Mark, for your many years of service and friendship. Cheers to your retirement!

WA Patriot Receives a 2018 AGC Group Retro Award

WA Patriot was recognized by the AGC Group Retro for being a top performer for safety and claims management. This award is given to the firms that carry the lowest possible EMR (Experience Modification Rate) and achieving the last three years without a time loss or impairment injury. WA Patriot takes pride in our efforts to maintain a safe working environment and awards such as this exemplify WA Patriot’s commitment to safety.

WA Patriot Superintendent Troy McLaughlin Named AGC’s 2018 Superintendent of the Year

WA Patriot is extremely proud to announce that Troy McLaughlin was named the AGC of Washington’s 2018 Superintendent of the Year. As WA Patriot’s General Superintendent, Troy has been an inspirational building block for our teams, our company’s success, and client satisfaction. His has the innate ability to lead and motivate those around him, and we couldn’t be more proud of Troy’s well-deserved recognition!

You can read more about Troy’s award here.

WA Patriot Receives 2018 Safety Excellence Award from the AGC of WA

WA Patriot received its 4th award from the AGC of Washington for Safety Excellence at their annual Build Washington awards banquet on May 30, 2018. WA Patriot is extremely proud of all of our employees for being leaders in safety, and for helping us achieve our safety goals year after year. This award is a tribute to our team’s continued commitment to making safety a top priority.

Read more about this year’s safety award in the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce here.

Cafe Refresh Project Wins 2018 AGC Construction Excellence Award

WA Patriot was awarded a 2018 Construction Excellence award from the AGC of Washington for our work on the Café Refresh project for a private client in Seattle. This project included renovations to an occupied café to increase the size, modernize equipment, and upgrade finishes. WA Patriot’s team was led by Project Manager Zerah Florance and Superintendents Greg Gran and Mike Vose, with support from Project Engineer Kayla Fillion. Helix Design Group, Designer of Record, worked in close partnership with WA Patriot and our client to ensure this multi-phased project progressed smoothly and efficiently.

You can read more about this project award here.

WA Patriot’s 2017 Safety Award and Patriot Award Recipients

The WA Patriot team celebrated another successful year by hosting a Holiday Dinner Party at the Tacoma Art Museum on Saturday, December 9.  The night’s festivities included the announcement of the 2017 PATRIOT Award winners Frank Cross and Alex Powell. These two team members were nominated for displaying great leadership qualities and for their ability to earn the trust and respect from their project teams. We also announced Safety Award winners, which included all craft personnel who remained accident-free all year.

Congratulations to our PATRIOT and SAFETY award winners, and thanks to all for making 2017 another great year!

Safety and Claims Management Excellence Award

WA Patriot is proud to have received a Safety and Claims Management Excellence award for being a Top Performer in the AGC Retro Group for 2017. We are also among a small number of firms in the “2017 Top EMRs at .60.” WA Patriot promotes a safety culture that has enabled us to keep accidents to a minimum, and manage our claims to help injured workers return to work as quickly as possible. Congrats to our safety team!