Meet The Team
- Karl HomolaPresident
Karl started Atlas Plumbing in 2005. He has worked in construction since 1995, and found his passion in plumbing. Karl has been a journeyman since 2001 and has seen all types of construction. His drive and hard work continue to serve him well as his company is being molded into the dream he set out to realize.
- Sarah HomolaChief Financial Officer
Sarah Homola has worked as the CFO at Atlas since 2005. She is accountable for all of our financial operations of the company. Her duties consist of budget management, forecasting needs, securing funding, financial planning, and record-keeping. Sarah also participates in key decisions for the future of the company.
- Ken TikkaGeneral Manager
Ken started at Atlas in mid-2017 and is using his 24+ years of Plumbing/Mechanical experience to help maintain the reputation as one of the top construction companies to work for in the northwest. Ken began his career as plumbing laborer before working his way up to a foreman position and then moving into management. His great interest and enthusiasm in the planning/preparing aspect of business along with the implementation thereof, helps everyone reach their full potential professionally and personally.
- Matt BrightOperations Manager
Matt Bright began his relationship with Atlas Plumbing in 2010, as a lead foreman. He has worn many hats during his tenure with Atlas. Matt is a journeyman plumber, and his time in the field allows communication between general contractors and Atlas employees to be seamless. Matt also heads up all of our design build efforts.
- Jaren KoistinenSenior Estimator
Jaren started with Atlas Plumbing Contractors in the spring of 2013 as a plumber trainee. In the spring of 2014 he was moved into the office to help out with the estimating. He works closely to calculate the costs associated with the project. Jaren’s time in the field allows him to facilitate the communication between the field employees, and the office.
- Darrin StewartProject Manager
Darrin Stewart started plumbing in 2003. He has been a journeyman plumber since 2007. Since then he has acted as a supervisor for six years, and an estimator for one year, before he was hired on as a Project Manager at Atlas Plumbing Contractors in November of 2015. Darrin works hard to plan, budget, and oversee all of his projects, in order to make them run smoothly. Darrin possesses great leadership and problem solving skills which makes him a perfect fit for the project managing position.
- Tim SchlechtProject Manager
Tim Schlecht is a project manager at Atlas Plumbing. His 14 years of plumbing experience has enabled him to implement his knowledge, to make his projects run smoothly. Tim excels at planning and defining the scope of work, developing budgets and schedules, communicating with the foreman on the project, and executing the closure of projects.
- Lisa TapaniAdministrative Assistant
Lisa started with Atlas Plumbing Contractors in June of 2017. She performs duties such as, receiving and directing visitors, creating spreadsheets, data entry, payroll, and many other tasks. Lisa’s software skills, and her consistent professionalism make her a perfect fit for her administrative assistant role.
- Colin KemppainenProject Engineer
Colin has been working with Atlas Plumbing since 2013. He is leading the way in BIM for Atlas and also heads up the total station needs by drawing and loading all of the points using CAD. Colin is an Oregon and Washington Journeyman and has experience running large mixed use projects.
- Riley StapletonShop Manager
Riley works as the shop manager for Atlas Plumbing. He has experience in several different types of welding including aluminum, steel, and stainless. Riley has experience in many areas including mechanic work ranging from heavy equipment to small gas engines, laying pipe, equipment operating, electrical, and hydraulics which makes him the perfect fit for the shop manager position.
- Field Employees
The success of our company depends on a team effort. Our relationship may start in the office, but the relationship between our employees and the general contractor in the field cements our working relationship. Attention to detail and working as a team allows us to be successful on current and future projects. Field employees are the backbone of the company. Their hard work and skilled craftsmanship helped shape Atlas Plumbing into the successful subcontractor it is today.