20191016_064115 - Samuel VanValkenburgh II-1

Sam V.


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.