Meet the Team

    Samuel V.

    Sam VanValkenburgh


    An interview with Sam:

    Which Union are you a Member of?

    Sheet Metal Workers Local 9 in Denver, Colorado

    What's your trade specialization?

    Sheet Metal

    What's your classification?

    Journeyman Sheet Metal Detailer.

    How many years of field work did you have before becoming a detailer?

    I worked in the field for 18 years.

    How many years have you been detailing?

    I'm in my 16th year as a CAD detailer.

    What type of field work have you performed?

    I worked on both commercial and residential fields.

    What company were you last at and for how long?

    I was last with Trautman & Shreve, Inc. for 8 years.

    What are other job roles you have performed in the past?

    In the past, I was a General Foreman, and a Project Lead.

    What passion, energy or excitement do you bring into the workplace with you?

    I love problem solving and finding better ways to get things done.

    What do you do for fun in your off hours?

    I do wood works and metal fabrication. I like to go fishing and camping, and I also enjoy archery.