"You really won't find a family owned company like James D. Morrissey, Inc. They are very supportive to their employees, and offer great employment opportunities."
James D. Morrissey, Inc.
- Building Construction
- Construction Management
- Civil Engineering
- Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation
- Heavy Equipment Operations
For almost 100 years, the name James D. Morrissey, Inc. along with Eureka Stone Quarry, Inc. and JDM Materials Co. have been synonymous with quality construction and superior construction materials. It is this dedication to integrity and quality that has allowed the group to remain one of the most respected and trusted vertically integrated, privately owned and managed construction and construction material supply companies in the country.
Q&A with James D. Morrissey, Inc.
HOW DID YOUR COMPANY FIRST CONNECT WITH PENN COLLEGE?
We hired a Penn College graduate. When Keith started with us, he was a laborer on the job site. He worked his way up and was promoted to Superintendent. He can be found working on various high-profile projects.
HOW HAS ENROLLING AS A CORPORATE TOMORROW MAKER ENHANCED YOUR PARTNERSHIP WITH PENN COLLEGE?
WHAT QUALITIES OF PENN COLLEGE STUDENTS MAKE THEM STAND OUT FOR YOUR OPERATIONS?
WHAT ASPECTS OF YOUR COMPANY ATTRACT OUR STUDENTS AND FUTURE STUDENTS TO JOIN YOUR OPERATION?
Our company has been in business for over 80 years. We are family owned and operated. Our company ownership can be found out in the field every day. This has a huge impact on our company’s success.
WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU SHARE WITH HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS (AND PARENTS) WHO ARE CONSIDERING PENN COLLEGE?
Penn College will prepare you and help you to succeed in your career choice. Don’t be afraid to reach out of the box, even if that means working in a different area that varies from your major.
Whether you’re drawn to the technology behind residential construction or have an interest in rising to management, there’s an opportunity waiting for you.
Take the lead in the boardroom and on the job site, running all types of construction projects from small to large.
Civil Engineering & Surveying
From community parks to high-traffic bridges, you'll play a vital role in creating and maintaining the infrastructure where we live, work, and play.
Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation
Dive into power-packed programs with specialized training that employers want most.
Heavy Equipment Operations
Take the driver’s seat in this comprehensive program. Train to become a heavy equipment operator and you'll dig into everything from tools, hardware, and safety to site engineering and layout.
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