Travis Argue


Portland, Oregon

Travis’s 30+ years of experience in the trade started out by completing a five-year apprenticeship through Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 290.  Through the years, he has worked on a wide variety of projects as a journeyman plumber and supervisor.  He has an extensive background in hospital construction ranging from tenant improvement and remodels, to new building construction.

An Apprenticeship Instructor for 14 years at the 290 Training Center, Travis saws his role as a privilege to assist those joining the industry.  He is currently serving his second term as the Chairman of the State of Oregon Plumbing Board and has been involved with several workgroups for the Code Review Committee.  He previously served as a panel member involved in interviewing those seeking a position with the Building Codes Division in Oregon.

  • Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Certified Instructor for Apprenticeship Training
  • Chairman, State of Oregon Plumbing Board
  • Local 290 Plumbers and Steamfitters: Business Agent for six years serving members


  • University of Oregon, Hayward Field  |  Eugene, Oregon
  • Oregon Health Sciences University, C Wing Expansion  |  Portland, Oregon
  • Oregon Health Sciences University, 9-16th Floor Eastside Expansion  |  Portland, Oregon
  • Oregon Health Sciences University, 7th Floor CMICU Remodel  |  Portland, Oregon
  • Medford Juvenile Justice Center  |  Medford, Oregon
  • Providence Portland Medical Center/Hospital, East Wing Expansion  |  Portland, Oregon
  • Kiewit Portland, Eastside CSO Tunnel  |  Portland, Oregon
  • UPS Distribution Center, Portland International Airport  |  Portland, Oregon
  • Intel  |  Hillsboro, Oregon
  • TriMet, Eastside Garage Remodel  |  Portland, Oregon
  • Bonneville Dam Domestic Water De-Chlorination  |  Columbia River Gorge, Corbett, Oregon
  • Providence St. Vincent Hospital Remodel  |  Portland, Oregon
  • Good Samaritan Hospital Remodel  |  Portland, Oregon
  • US Gypsum Plant  |  Rainer, Oregon