Founded in Ketchikan, Alaska by Hugo H. Schmolck in 1926, Schmolck Mechanical Contractors has become a leading supplier and contractor for major plumbing, heating and commercial projects from Metlakatla to Napaskiak.
We continue to be locally owned and operated and maintain a philosophy and practices that ensure exceptional customer experience and the best value in the industry. We do this with the combination of our highly skilled union work force, professional and courteous inside staff, Southeast Alaska’s largest inventory of parts, appliances and fixtures, and design technologies that streamline processes for efficiency and customer savings.
Our projects range in scope from the smallest residential service jobs to $11 million commercial projects. No matter what size or scope, Schmolck Mechanical is your best choice when you want your job done right and on time.
Gary R. Smith
Gary has been in the Mechanical Contracting business since 1994, initially as a field technician and later as an estimator and project manager. In 2002 Gary became Vice president and then President in 2010.
As the president of SMC, Gary oversees the various company operations teams and works with Dave (his business partner) to continually streamline company processes and monitor financials.
David W. Trudeau
David has been in the Mechanical Contracting business since 1992, initially as a field technician for Ketchikan Dray Heating Co. In 2010 with the purchase of Schmolck Mechanical David took on the role of Owner/Vice President.
Vanessa D. Head
As head of Schmolck Mechanical Contractors’ finance department, Vanessa plays an instrumental role in formulating and executing SMC’s capital allocation strategies. She leads all of SMC’s corporate financial functions including accounting, internal audit, credit management and insurance.