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  • Together, our people form our most powerful asset—a rich and diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals. Nothing is more important to us than their safety and well-being. Our vision is that, together with our associates, we will create an injury- and illness-free workplace where everyone goes home safe and healthy each day of their working life.

    This vision means all associates and all contractors are dedicated to helping us achieve zero harm by actively caring for one another and taking responsibility for working safely; making certain each individual knows they make a difference; and ensuring everyone has the knowledge, competence, and desire to work safely.

    Safety is ultimately about people, not numbers. The policies, standards, programs, and targets we set are foundational, but they alone will not deliver our safety vision.

    Leadership remains central to our approach. We expect our leaders to be visible and passionate champions for safety. Each willingly accepts accountability for the safety of everyone working in their teams and consistently sets high standards through their behavior.

    Our leaders seek to create a working environment where team members take ownership of their safety and look out for the safety of their workmates. We empower our associates to stop work if they sense it is unsafe.

    Learning is an essential part of driving improvement in safety performance. By sharing knowledge and learning from others—both within and outside our organization—we help prevent incidents from being repeated.

    At PSF Mechanical, every meeting starts with a “safety share,” a chance for associates to briefly describe any safety-related incident and to benefit from open discussion with colleagues, thereby keeping safety top-of-mind and first on every meeting agenda.

    We go beyond the legally required safety standards to make sure we manage risk effectively wherever we work. This practice is a moral imperative for PSF Mechanical, as well as being good for business.

    Ultimately, we believe that safe organizations are successful organizations. They are workplaces that are productive, that deliver great business results, and where associates feel truly engaged in the safety culture.

    PSF’s commitment to safety is the foundation of the way the company operates. It is our number one value and at the heart of our corporate culture.

    Safety – Everyday. Everywhere. Everyone.

  • PSF would like to extend heartfelt congratulations to Juno Therapeutics on their move into their new headquarters at Alexandria Real Estate Equities’ new building, 400 Dexter in Seattle, WA. The ribbon cutting ceremony took place earlier this week. Juno is occupying nine floors of the copper-clad 12-story building and includes office and research lab space.

    PSF was the design-build mechanical contractor for the Juno TI (as well as the shell and core) and it has been a tremendously successful project by all measures. Congratulations to our project partners as well, it has been a pleasure to work with this exceptional group: Westlake Consulting, Skanska USA, Flad Architects, Precision Electric, and the rest of the project team.

    Click here for more about the 400 Dexter project in our News Feed.

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  • This stunning building—designed to be in the top one percent of office buildings nationally in energy efficiency—will house the Washington State Patrol offices, a portion of the Office of Financial Management, with additional space for other legislative agencies. PSF was the mechanical subcontractor on the project and provided design assistance to WSP, Engineer of Record, to assist in finding efficiencies in fabrication and installation. Other team members include ZGF Architects and Sellen Construction. PSF will have staff on-site for one year to oversee the measurement and verification of systems performance.

    The building utilizes geothermal loops, a heat recovery chiller, and high-efficiency boilers for hydronic heating and cooling with DOAS-style 4-pipe terminal units feeding 100% outside air to each zone. All skids for the close-fitting mechanical room were pre-fabricated in PSF’s shops and arrived at the construction site on a just-in-time delivery schedule. This resulted in the need for very little laydown space at the site, and fabrication and assembly of the equipment was done in a highly controlled and safe environment.

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  • After a thorough and deliberate selection process, PSF is delighted to announce the appointment of Wayne Hale as Chief Executive Officer. Hale’s focus is to improve upon the company’s operational excellence, optimize profitability, and guide it through its strategic growth and diversification plans. “Wayne is an engaging and dynamic leader. We welcome his experience and passion as we navigate the evolving Puget Sound construction landscape,” said Warren Beardsley, Chairman of the Board.

    Hale brings more than 15 years of senior corporate executive experience to his new role at PSF having lead multiple national and international organizations to record levels of productivity, safety, and organizational excellence. Hale most recently served as President and CEO of Gopher Resource, the second largest recycler of lead in the US. “My interests in PSF include the opportunity to lead a company with a compelling vision and solid values, being able to capitalize on great capabilities and opportunities, and working with great people,” said Hale, “and success begins with the expectation of excellence, planning for excellence, and then celebrating excellence.”

    A Puget Sound native, Mr. Hale earned a Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, from Western Washington University, Cum Laude, and a MBA from Ohio University with an emphasis on business analysis, operations, and organization redesign. 

  • As the tenant prepares to move into their beautiful new South Lake Union facility, PSF is proud to report zero injuries and zero time lost during 16 months of production, which includes approximately 85,000 shop and field personnel hours. PSF Mechanical, Inc. was the design-build mechanical contractor for the shell and core, as well as the tenant improvement. 

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