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Syracuse Sheet Metal Apprentice Recognized for Hospital Work

Published Date – Jan 18, 2017

Ryan Stanton has been recognized as this month’s Apprentice Highlight. Ryan is an apprentice working with the Sheet Metal Workers Local 58 in the Syracuse, NY area. Ryan is currently working with Danforth on Crouse Hospital which services Central New York.

The Crouse Hospital project is Ryan’s first with the Danforth Team. Ryan and his crew have been working on the new mechanical room for the hospital. This has given Ryan the opportunity to learn about his trade and how to connect heating, ventilation and air conditioning duct to the equipment.

Ryan was nominated for the Apprentice Highlight by his fellow tradesmen on the Crouse Hospital project. He made a name for himself onsite for his proactive attitude towards learning new skills. Ryan has a knack for retaining the information and training given to him by the journeymen on the job and consistently produces high quality work. When challenged with a short deadline, Ryan goes above and beyond his normal duties to help the team complete project milestones on time.

Ryan has excelled during his young career at Danforth. He attributed some of that success to the support he receives in the field saying, “I know when I arrive onsite, the foreman and project manager always have the right tools to accomplish the task at hand safely and efficiently.” Ryan also sees the value in working for a leadership team that allow him to experience a wide-variety of tasks onsite that he said will help him down the road to become a well rounded sheet metal tradesman.

Ryan’s future with the company is bright. He has already made a positive impact in the Syracuse market for the Danforth team. Ryan aspires to apply the training that he is receiving now and develop into a leader in the field.

About the Apprentice Highlight

Since our inception as a company in 1884, our strength has been our skilled tradesmen in the field and fabrication shops. Our company has grown stronger from generation to generation for over 130 years. This is due in large part to our comprehensive mentoring programs.

We believe in preparing our employees for their future through mentorship. Our apprentices are the future of our labor force and will become the leaders on our jobsites and in our fabrication shops. Our comprehensive hands-on training program gives our apprentices the opportunity to learn from our skilled journeymen and foremen on keynote projects across New York State.

The Apprentice Highlight is an honor bestowed upon up and coming tradesmen who display leadership and pride in their work. Those recognized as the Apprentice Highlight show a passion for their trade, Union and Danforth. The Apprentice Highlight is someone who is not only a student of the trade, but also someone who leads and teaches other apprentices on the job-site.

We are proud of the Union tradesmen that we employ across New York State and beyond. These fine young men and women are at the core of our success and will continue to be in the future. Our Apprentice Highlight program is something that is important to identifying and growing the leaders of the future.

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