Seattle Bridge Builders, LLC 2010-Current

  • steel fabrication
  • project management
  • site superintendency
  • site surveying
  • evaluation of blueprints
  • creation of shop drawings
  • project time estimation
  • job costing
  • working experience with private, county, state and federal clients
  • working knowledge of building codes
  • safe working practice both in the shop and on site


Sahale LLC, 2006-2010, Bridge Builder

During four years with Sahale LLC., Mr. Gilman participated in the design, fabrication, and installation of bridges throughout North America. During his tenure, Mr. Gilman rose to the level of site superintendent, and was responsible for all phases of running an installation crew in a Wilderness area. Skills developed and expanded at Sahale include:

A comprehensive list of projects executed while at Sahale LLC is available upon request. Sahale LLC. dissolved in 2010 following the death of its founder and Principal, Carroll Vogel.

Gilman Iron Arts, 2001-2006, Owner

Ken Gilman has been running his own metalworking business since 2006.  His work is diverse, ranging from railings, beams, and bridge components to custom art pieces.  He is also part owner of Seattle Bridge.

Gulassa & Co., 1996-2001, Wood and Metal Shop Fabricator

Seattle Children`s Theater, 1995-1996, Wood and Metal Shop Fabricator