Who We Are

Sippel Development Co., Inc. (Sippel) is a leading site development contractor in Pittsburgh, PA, and the surrounding areas.

With over 35 years of experience in the excavation industry. Doug Sippel founded the company in 1999. Sippel, is headquartered near Pittsburgh, PA and services more than 60 clients throughout Pennsylvania and surrounding areas.

The early days saw exponential growth through strong ownership knowledge and the ability to perform for the customers. Sippel’s business was a small office with 10 employees and rental equipment as needed. Growth came rapidly through customer satisfaction in project quality, under budget schedule milestones, and solid people relationships. Sippel now resides in a state of the art office complex, employing over 75 people and owning nearly 100 pieces of equipment.

Our wide array of services and vast field of heavy equipment allow us to perform virtually any size project as we’ve ranged between $500,000 and $80,000,000. Our success has always been credited to our people. We boast that “the business is the people” and we align that belief with our company mission of top notch service. We believe that we employ some of the industry’s top talent at all levels from field crews through company management.

Meet Our Team

Doug Sippel

Owner / President
724-538-8400 ext 1010

Sharon Sippel

CFO / Secretary / Treasurer
724-538-8400 ext 1009

Dennis Watkins

General Manager
724-538-8400 ext 1030

Barb Buckley

724-538-8400 ext 1003

Jon Schlegel

Director of Sales & Marketing
724-538-8400 ext 1007

Kaylan Nock

Human Resources/ Payroll
724-538-8400 Ext. 1001

Dave Ault

Project Manager / Estimator
724-538-8400 ext 2002

Eric Baker

Project Engineer
724-538-8400 ext 1006

Neal Yoder

Project Manager
724-538-8400 Ext. 2001

Michael Scheller

Shop Manager
724-538-8400 ext 1013

Melanie Malone

Office Manager
724-538-8400 ext 1002

Rusty Porter

Site Superintendent
724-538-8400 ext 1018

Bobby Sippel

Site Superintendent
724-538-8400 ext 1040

Yvonne Rios

Office Assistant