President, Columbia Construction Inc..
As the President, Mr. Placek oversees the day to day operations of Columbia Construction, Inc., a general contractor. Mr. Placek has worked in the construction industry for over thirty-one years with responsibilities ranging from plumbing field technician to supervision of all aspects of a company’s business operations. Integrity coupled with a high level of industry standards has provided him with a noteworthy clientele. Complete customer satisfaction has always been a top priority.
President, Columbia Construction Inc., Portland, Oregon | April 2013 to Present
Supervise the day to day operations of the business, making vital decisions to implement projects from conception to completion. Includes contract negotiations to financial obligations, allowing projects to be supervised and completed in a timely manner. Both administrative and field operations are performed.
Owner, DP Plumbing, Inc., Portland, Oregon | December 1995 to 2014
Supervise all aspects of the business, including contract negotiations and financial obligations. Both administrative and field operations are performed.
President, Gray Bear Construction Company, Portland, Oregon | April 2011 to September 2013
Responsible for establishing the company's goals and strategies and presiding over the entire workforce. Oversaw contract negotiations and budgets and ensured resources were properly allocated.
Journeyman Plumber, Rayborn’s, Tualatin, Oregon | April 1993 to September 1996
Perform skilled work in the installation, maintenance and repair of plumbing and ventilating systems for buildings, plumbing equipment and fixtures.
Plumber, United States Air Force, 7th Bomb Wing CES Squadron, Carswell AFB, Ft. Worth, Texas | October 1982 to July 1992
Perform the full range of journey level plumbing duties such as installing, repairing, and modifying water supply, sewage disposal, gas distribution, oil lines, and similar utility systems and equipment. Honorable discharge, Service Disabled Veteran
A.A.S. in Construction Technology; Community College of Air Force, Ft. Worth, TX 1992
Coursework at Texas A&M Engineering, Waste water operations; sewage works operations; surface water; water works operation; water distribution systems; pump and motor maintenance; confined spaces
Sheppard AFB Tactical Training, Fire suppression systems; backflow systems; natural gas systems
Carswell AFB, Tractor/trailer/heavy equipment certification, (Texas state licensed)
? Licensed Plumber: Oregon/Washington
? Medical Gas Installer: Oregon/Washington
? Oregon Licensed Medical Gas Inspector
? Oregon Excavation Competence Certification
? OSHA30 Certified