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History

Backflow Tech was founded in 1985, and the company currently employs four full-time testers with significant field testing and repair experience, and related experience in water distribution, pipefitting and precision tuning and repair of mechanical devices.

Our large and diverse customer base includes many of the largest corporations and multi-location customers in Colorado some of whom entrust us with the maintenance of hundreds of devices in dozens of locations throughout the state. We are honored that they turn to us as a dependable and expert service provider.

Our cross-connection control technicians carry extensive inventories of parts and supplies to minimize out-of-service time and service charges for our customers, and are qualified to work on all types, makes, models and sizes of backflow assemblies; on domestic and irrigation water supplies and on those protecting fire suppression systems.

Backflow Tech is registered as a Fire Suppression Contractor with the Colorado Division of Fire and Safety.

  • Fire Suppression Contractor Certificate
  • Insurance Certificate

Cross-connection Control Technicians

Neal Finkenbinder

Neal Finkenbinder

ABPA Tester Number: 06-0013
ASSE Tester Number: 11784

Neal has been testing and repairing backflow assemblies for Backflow Tech customers since 2000, and has been an ABPA proctor since 2004. With more than 35 years experience in various pipeline and pipe equipment companies, he is exceptionally comfortable working with manufacturing and process industry customers and on large-diameter distribution, domestic and fire assemblies. Neal has completed training in the use of safe confined entry procedures, first aid and in testing backflow assemblies for fire sprinkler systems.

Joe Collins

Joe Collins

ABPA Tester Number: 06-00008
ASSE Tester Number: 12069

Joe has been a technician at Backflow Tech since 2000, and has tested more than 15,000 devices during that time; repairing non-performing devices when necessary. Previously, Joe worked in distribution and field operations for Federal Express and Pepsico. Joe has completed ABPA's OSHA training in confined entry, first aid and Fire Sprinkler Backflow Testing.

Brandon Clarke

Brandon Clarke

ABPA Tester Number: 06-00733
ASSE Tester Number: 18034

Brandon joined Backflow Tech in 2011 and became an ABPA proctor in 2013. He worked previously as a plumber and has completed OSHA confined entry training..

Chane Finkenbinder

Chane Finkenbinder

ABPA Tester Number: 06-00947

Chane became a tester at Backflow Tech in 2015, bringing a wealth of experience in plumbing and mechanical testing and repair. Since he is Neal's son, Chane has been a part of the Backflow Tech family since 2000.

Bjorn Colburn

Bjorn Colburn

ABPA Tester Number: 06-01007

Bjorn has been testing and maintaining backflow assemblies at Backflow Tech since 2016, after a long career in various capacities at King Soopers.

Eric Dorscheimer

Eric Dorscheimer

ABPA Tester Number: 6-1195

Eric is the most recent member of the Backflow Tech testing community, joining the company after three years of work as a cross-connection control technician in Oregon. Eric worked previously in the plumbing equipment and distribution industry for more than 20 years.

Greg Ellenoff

Greg Ellenoff

ABPA Tester Number: 06-00378
ASSE Tester Number: 22897

Greg works primarily in our business office, but has been an ABPA certification as a tester since 2007, an ASSE tester since 2010 and became an ABPA proctor in 2010. He does some field testing and repair work, and coordinates with our plumbing and fire services contractors on new installation and replacement pricing. Greg has extensive operations, marketing and customer service experience in the telecommunications, cable, information processing and healthcare industries.