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Field Superintendent/Manager

Boise, Idaho, United States
September 27, 2018

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Donald Kiggins

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Caldwell, ID ***07



Accomplished, professional with 20+ years’ experience in Project Manager and Superintendent. Proven ability to take failing projects and turn them in to highly profitable ventures. Ability to lead and manage large groups of staff to ensure on-time completion of multi-million dollar projects. Areas of expertise include:

Construction Management

Cost Control

Estimation Software

Material Acquisition

Contract Administration

Business Accounting

Customer Relations

Bid Preparation

Budget Management

MS Office

Human Resource Management

Safety Training

Employee Scheduling

HAZWOPER Certified

Meeting Planning


Superintendent/Site Manager/Project Manager

W.W. Construction – Newport, OR/ Boise, ID July 2017 – Present

Managed a retrofit for a USDA government remodel project - re-use of a 1950’s post frame barn into a fully finished shop/multi-use building.

Make in field design build changes for a 70% design build plan. Solicit and qualify sub-contractors as well as help write contracts. Submittals and billings.

Take over a floundering $800k National Fish Hatchery project, turning it around to a successful build.

Work with sub-contractors during a Chapter 11 BK, to keep subs motivated and on track.


Central Confinement Services - Columbus, NE May 2016 – July 2017

Take over as 3rd Superintendent on a $7.5 million Commodity Barn for a 10000 head Western Idaho dairy operation, making several needed corrections bringing the project back into compliance.

Make in field design build changes to correct plan errors, thus making a successful project.

Build $3.5 million (5) building calving facility.

Estimator Project Engineer Project Manager

Kreizenbeck Constructors – Boise, ID January 2016 – May 2016

Develop estimates for projects up to $18 million, including: Hospital, County Court House & Car Dealership

Utilized Bluebeam estimating software as well as Timberline software

Project Manager/Superintendent

IBK, Inc. – Boise, ID March 2015 – January 2016

Managed design-build restaurant at $3 million, to include the scheduling and oversite of sub-contractors and administrative personnel

Worked closely with architect to make design improvements and cost engineering suggestions

Successfully and efficiently used Smartsheet, project management scheduling software

General Estimator Project Manager SSHO

Tommer Construction Company – Ephrata, WA April 2014 – December 2014

Estimated concrete and Earthwork projects up to $5 million

Won HAZWOPER project and allocated training for all personnel

Prepared estimates and bids for all contract work and developed and maintained strong customer relationships

Oversaw quality control, safety, RFI’s, C.O.’s and pay apps

Outside Sales Estimator Project Manager

Craig’s Backhoe Services – Soda Springs, ID March 2013 – September 2013

Acted as general estimator and prepared bids and estimates for contract work

Provided outside sales for a variety of services, including sales to Agrium and related clients for water jetting, porta-potty’s, crane work, excavation and construction services, road sweeping/maintenance and contract labor

Project Manager Superintendent

CMS Developer Service – Bend, OR (site at 29 Palms Marine Base, CA) May 2012 – November 2012

Took over a struggling project and turned into a successful, moneymaking endeavor

Reviewed contracts, budgets, safety requirements, submittals, material requisition and equipment procurement needs

Lead and managed employees while focusing on worksite safety, by conducting safety meetings and insured that government regulations were being adhered to

General Manager Superintendent Project Manager

Kiggins Concrete and Construction – Pocatello, ID May 1992 – May 2012

Supervised 3 departments (Estimating, Trucking and Equipment Allocation) and managed up to 45 employees

Drafted and implemented company policies and procedures

Simultaneously managed several projects and conducted project estimation, contract administration, material acquisition and equipment allocation

Oversaw accounting department, including accounts payable/receivable, Federal payroll and budgets

Supervised and maintained fleet of 15 heavy equipment units and 20 vehicles including lubrication, hydraulics, pneumatics, welding and basic electrical troubleshooting

Ensured safety was in check with utmost attention to safety quality codes, sanitation and environmental protection on all projects

Design Engineer

US Transformer – Pocatello, ID May 1991 – May 1992

Redesigned large substation power transformer takes to allow for modern performance

Drafted and designed blueprints through CADD

Oversaw all shop fabrication and operated overhead cranes

Drafter Engineering Assistant

Double L Manufacturing – American Falls, ID May 1989 – May 1991

Drafted blueprints and minor design work through welding and fabrication

Created parts cost by tracking labor and materials with burden


Current certifications:

OSHA 10-Hour

OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER Certified

OSHA 8-Hour Supervisor HAZWOPER

MSHA 20-Hour

Site specific:

Agrium Chemical 8-Hour HAZMAT

Keiwit 4-Hour Mine Safety

Simplot 8-Hour HAZMAT

Technical / Equipment



Welding / Fabrication


Bridge & Road Construction

Design / Drafting

2” – 8” pumps

Concrete projects

Trenching/ pipework

Basic Electrical


Heavy Equipment Operation


Idaho State University – Pocatello, ID

3 years completed in Structural and Civil Engineering

DeVry University – Phoenix, AZ

1 year completed in Electrical Engineering

“Don wore all hats with equal ability. He showed exceptional leadership in keeping the project on schedule and quickly addressed all concerns and issues throughout the project in a timely manner.” - Adam Neff, R2H Engineering

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