Rafn Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages a diverse workforce by modeling diversity in senior management, company ownership, and board composition. As one of the key measures looked at by the Board of Directors, we see diversity as an essential component to the success of our business. Rafn believes that if individuals are empowered by access to learning and development opportunities, they will prosper, and as they prosper as individuals, Rafn will prosper as a company.
Voluntary Benefits including Vision and Other Supplemental Benefits
FSA for Dependent Care
Paid Time Off including Vacation and Sick Time
Life Insurance plus Additional and Voluntary Buy-Up available to Medial Plan Participants
EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
Health and Wellness Program
ORCA Business Passport (50% Employee Discount)
Education Reimbursement & Scholarship Program
Hometown Home Loan Program
Below are a few of the excellent reasons skilled construction professionals should consider joining the Rafn team.
It’s a great working environment, with a team of high-character, hard working and dedicated people.
From the bottom up, employees get a fair chance to implement change in the company.
Rafn is a career-oriented company, encouraging low employee turnover and long tenured careers.
Professional growth and development training opportunities are available to all Rafn employees.
You’ll work on high profile, challenging, fast-track projects throughout Puget Sound.
Outstanding company benefits serve employees’ long-term financial growth and security.
Strong history of job promotion from within the company.
Informal company outings, events, and social gatherings build our strength as a team.
We are a holistically oriented company with strong values, a commitment to the well being of our employees, and a belief in living well-balanced lives.
Construction Industry Training Council
Rafn Company's Carpenter Training Program provides valuable training to a select number of qualified graduating high school students. We offer the opportunity to earn money while working to become a highly skilled carpenter, securing a future in the construction industry.
As a State Certified Training Agent, Rafn has partnered with the Construction Industry Training Council (CITC) to provide comprehensive training to help our students be successful. We hold a high regard for our field force. Our commitment to develop our craftspeople to their fullest potential makes Rafn a superior company to work for.
"All of us here at Rafn are committed to the professional growth of all of our employees. It is because of this commitment that we have chosen CITC as our training partner for our craft professionals. Through this 18 year relationship with CITC, and the use of the Rafn Mentor Program, we have developed a superior team of craft professionals. Many of these professionals have moved into key management positions within the company. It is because of the high success of this partnership that I am proud to serve on the Board of Trustees at CITC. I see a tremendous future for career development of our craft professionals for many years to come." Shawn Rhode - CEO
Rafn Company places high value on the relationships we have developed. Because of this, we are selective of the subcontractors and suppliers we choose to partner with on our projects. If you are a subcontractor or supplier that runs a professional operation striving for continuous improvement, please review our requirements listed below and complete the Subcontractor/Supplier Prequalification Form for approval.
A current copy of your Certificate of Insurance is required before starting any project with Rafn Company. All certificates of insurance are required to be on file for three years after final payment. Some of the provisions required are:
General Liability coverage — General Aggregate limit of at least $2,000,000; Each Occurrence limit of at least $1,000,000; Completed Operations limit of at least $2,000,000. The policy must be on a peroccurrence basis, with a general aggregate limit that applies per project.
Automobile Liability coverage — The limit must be at least $1,000,000 for Combined Single Limit Bodily Injury and Property Damage. This is for all automobiles, owned or non-owned.
Excess Liability (Umbrella) coverage — General Aggregate limit of at least $1,000,000; Each Occurrence limit of a least $1,000,000.
Employer's Liability coverage — The limit must be at least $1,000,000 for each accident, $1,000,000 for each employee, and $1,000,000 for the policy. If your umbrella policy insures over your Employer's Liability limit, this must be stated on the Umbrella policy certificate.
The name of the certificate holder must be “Rafn Company.” Our address is 1721 132nd Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98005.
Rafn Company and Project Owner must be named as Additional Insured for all operations with coverage shown as Primary and Non-contributory with a Waiver of Rights of Subrogation. Be sure to attach a copy of the additional insured endorsement (CG 2037 07/04, CG 2010 11/85, or equivalent), showing completed operations coverage to us as an additional insured.
For residential projects, indication that you do not have a residential exclusion on your policy.
Insurance carrier must have a minimum A.M. Best Rating of A- VII.
Rafn Company is proactive in providing a safe workplace, but your help is required in order to make it work. We require that your field supervisor and employees follow the requirements set forth by WISHA (Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act) and Rafn Company. The work your company would perform has certain safety issues that must be addressed while working on any Rafn project.
Please submit your full safety plan and a sample site specific plan along with your completed Subcontractor/Supplier Prequalification Form to Rafn Company for review. If you have any questions or concerns regarding preparation of your safety plans or the application form, please feel free to contact us at 425-702-6600. We look forward to you joining our team.
Rafn Company is a leading commercial general contractor in the sustainable building industry in the Puget Sound region.
Founded in 1978, Rafn pioneered the negotiated referral based business model that allows us to work as true partners with the developer, architect, and consultant team on all of our work.