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Derek Alves

Project Superintendent

  • Seattle

Derek's diverse portfolio includes hands-on experience in wood and metal framing, structural wood and steel installation, structural cast-in-place concrete, site development, and interior finishes, equipping him as a knowledgeable and reliable leader in all types of projects.

Personal Bio

As part of the Abbott Construction team for more than 25 years, Derek provides a seasoned foundation to his work as Superintendent. His responsibilities include overseeing and scheduling subcontractors, materials, on-site safety, and coordination. He is a team player, adept at collaborating with architects, engineers, and owners to ensure each project is completed on schedule and within budget.

Derek's diverse portfolio includes hands-on experience in wood and metal framing, structural wood and steel installation, structural cast-in-place concrete, site development, and interior finishes, equipping him as a knowledgeable and reliable leader in all types of projects. Within his diverse background, Derek has contributed to multi-family, concrete tilt-up, warehouse/industrial, grocery, hospitality, retail, healthcare, restaurant, and mixed-use projects, serving clients such as Whole Foods Market, Walmart, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, EMP Museum, Tacoma General Hospital, Northwest Hospital, JOEY Restaurants, and Bartell Drugs.

Outside of work, Derek enjoys spending time with his wife Kelley and their two sons and daughter-in-law, as well as fishing, golfing, camping, clam digging, and wine tasting.

Abbott's work was performed on-time, on-budget and ultimately resulted in a world-class facility not only for the making of whiskey, but also sharing the whiskey making process with our customers.
Emerson Lamb, President - Westland Distillery