While relatively new to Alliant (and kind of a newlywed), Daniel has been in the business for over 12 years.
What do you like most about your job?
I enjoy coming up with solutions to difficult problems, working with people, different building processes, and team building. Integration of technology into the HVAC world has also been fun and challenging.
I can eat Mexican food every day of my life. Wrap any food in a tortilla and add some jalapenos will also do the trick.
Fishing, target shooting and bow hunting when I have time. With the family, we like to go hiking, backpacking, kayaking, and camping. Anything outdoors really.
I also enjoy building unique items – from wood working to welding. Being crafty is fun.
I listen to a lot of metal music. Always impressed with a good metal drummer and a good sounding guitar riff.
Where did you go on your last vacation?
Took a trip to Las Vegas and spent a few days in the city. Then we drove to Antelope Slot Canyons and the Grand Canyon.
Jacob is also relatively new to Alliant, but he’s been in the mechanical industry for quite a while.
What do you like most about your job?
What did you do before you came to work at Alliant?
I was a service tech and prior to that I was in the US Air Force as an ammunition specialist. I spent time in Oman, Diego Garcia, Kuwait and Iraq.
What’s your favorite restaurant?
Hunting and fishing.
Country, the old stuff.
What do you like to do on the weekends?
Getting out to the lakes and scouting with the wife and kids.
What book are you reading?
I played football, baseball, and wrestled all through high school. Also participated in rodeo. Now I coach softball and baseball for my kids’ teams.
It has been our pleasure this year to focus our community donations to the Raphael House of Portland. In addition to monetary donations, we installed new toilets (thank you to Consolidated for the equipment) and did pro bono HVAC and plumbing work. We raised money and brought awareness to this non-profit through our annual golf tournament, poker parties, an ice cream social, sponsoring Cold Brew Coffee (thank you Percasso for the first keg) during the summer, and jobsite BBQ’s. If you are interested in learning more about Raphael House, their website address is: www.raphaelhouse.com
Alliant Systems worked with Portland Public Schools on a very fast track project during the summer of 2018. The project involved a complete HVAC retrofit of an existing 103,000 SF elementary school in preparation for its conversion into a middle school. Alliant performed all engineering in-house and this project was designed AND constructed within 5 months in preparation for the school re-opening in the fall of 2018.
The Clackamas Fire Department is building two new fire stations. Fire stations #16 and #19 are both ground up builds. These are 12,000 square feet each and will house eight firefighters and a battalion chief. Through the Energy Trust of Oregon’s “Path to Net Zero” program, the project is incorporating energy-efficient envelope design, passive cooling, daylight harvesting, and rooftop solar panels.
Alliant Systems landed at No. 6 in the mid-size company category. This is a tremendous honor for all of us as the results are based solely on an independent employee feedback survey. We have an outstanding group of people; many of us have worked together for more than 20 years!
Alliant’s CAD and BIM group has committed to the use of SysQue software for drafting and detailing. This industry leading software allows us to build precisely detailed models which accurately reflect the final built condition of our designs. With software training completed earlier this year, we are now using these tools to enhance coordination, improve accuracy of designs, and accelerate project timelines.
Alliant was the second place winner in the 2016 SMACNA Safety Excellence Award Program for having an outstanding safety and health record in the 200,001 to 300,000 man-hour category. With a mod rate of 0.57 this year, we demonstrate every day that safety comes first!
After months of dust, remodeling, and moving we finally settled in enough to invite some company over for a little open house. Our new space turned out amazing and we enjoyed sharing it with some of our great clients and vendors. If you missed it, come by our office and we’ll show you around. We’re on the corner of NW 12th and Flanders.
We are excited to announce that our headquarters office has moved to a new location in the Pearl District. We spent the previous 13 years in Beaverton, where we added space and remodeled twice. But, finally, we needed even more space and we also wanted to be in the thick of it downtown. We’re excited to be here!
Originally built in 1927, our building gives us 20,000 sq. ft. right in the heart of the Pearl. Our location has a walking score of 99, a bike score of 97, and a whole lot of restaurants and other places nearby to go for hazelnut lattes.
Our shop is now located at 12378 NW Amberwood in Hillsboro.
Our Eugene/Springfield office remains at the same address.
Alliant Systems is pleased to announce we have expanded to open a new office in the Eugene / Springfield area. The addition of this location follows months of planning and aligns with our goals of supporting current clients and establishing new relationships. Our commitment to excellence, as well as our mission to deliver outstanding customer service, has earned Alliant the excellent reputation we enjoy today.
In August 2010, Alliant Systems became the 33rd contractor in the country and the only contractor in the Pacific Northwest to gain entry into the MSCA GreenStar Program.
MSCA STAR qualified contractors are more than just committed to excellence. They’re continually devoted to environmental stewardship. MSCA GreenStar is an exclusive designation available only to contractors who have clearly demonstrated environmental responsibility by meeting specific and arduous criteria.
Recognized by the HVAC industry’s top green building resource, the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), MSCA GreenStar was developed to advocate MSCA STAR leadership in sustainable mechanical service.
This makes Alliant the NUMBER ONE Mechanical Engineering / Construction / Service firm to work for in the region!
“Receiving this award is especially gratifying because we were chosen by people I greatly respect; our employees,” said John Rozell, Managing Partner. “Having great people tell us this is where they want to work is a real honor, and only strengthens my resolve to be the employer they all deserve.”