Richard C. Blaska
Mr. Blaska started in the elevator industry in 1984 as an estimator & regional coordinator with U.S.
Elevator Corp. (USEC) at their factory in Spring Valley,
CA. While there he later served as assistant
manager distributor operations before relocating to the
SF Bay Area to the post of new product sales and then
manager of modernization & repair. Blaska
relocated to Honolulu, HI for USEC as branch manager for
two years and then returned to the mainland as a
modernization sales manager for USEC in Sacramento, CA.
Blaska relocated once again for USEC to the San Francisco Bay Area
with the position of construction manager. He also
championed new products sales as a top grosser in the US
for four years. Blaska left USEC, which had been
purchased by Thyssen Elevator, later becoming
ThyssenKrupp Elevator, when he formed RCB Consulting.
Mr. Blaska is an active member or patron of the following
International Association of Elevator Engineers (IAEE)
Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation (EESF)
Association of Elevator Consultants (IAEC)
Northern California Elevator
Industry Group (NCEIG)
Elevator Conference of New York (ECNY)
About our company
RCB Elevator Consulting, LLC was founded in 1999 (originally as RCB
Consulting) to provide elevator drafting & engineering
services, AutoCAD Turnkey setup & training and computer
networking services. We no longer perform the latter
two functions but focus exclusively on providing quality
elevator drafting & engineering services.
Approximately half of our work involves structural engineering.
These services are provided in collaboration with Mr. Ronald
B. Eddington, Eddington Engineering, and others. Mr. Eddington is
a California licensed structural engineer with over 20 years
of experience. Prior to forming Eddington Engineering,
Ron was on the engineering staff of
OSHPD reviewing elevator
submittals for hospitals and nursing facilities.
RCB Elevator Consulting, LLC frequently collaborates with
professionals of various engineering disciplines to bring
our clients a complete and comprehensive engineering
package. These include architects, sound engineers,
electrical engineers, testing agencies, management
companies, material venders, OEM fabricators, and many