Industry

Allan Myers

  • Architecture & Sustainable Design
  • Building Construction
  • Civil Engineering & Surveying
  • Collision Repair & Restoration
  • Construction Management
  • Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation
  • Heavy Equipment Operations

With ever-changing tools and technology, preparing tomorrow’s workforce can be a complex undertaking. Thanks to the Corporate Tomorrow Makers program at Penn College, the relationship between industry and education is mutually beneficial. Students get scholarship opportunities and hands-on experience with equipment just like they’ll find in the field. Plus, industry partners get skilled professionals to fill in-demand positions. It’s a win-win for the future.

 

Allan Myers

Meet Our Partner

Allan Myers is the largest civil construction and materials company in the Mid-Atlantic with seven regional offices, 19 asphalt plants and 5 aggregate quarries. With a workforce of more than 2,200 hard working men and women, and an extensive fleet of vehicles and equipment, there's no job they can't tackle. They build careers and provide a pathway to the American Dream. They are your neighbors, working every day to improve the world around us, making it better, faster, safe. If you want more out of your career than just a job, consider starting your career in heavy civil construction with Allan Myers.

Industry Partnerships

Q&A with Allan Myers

HOW DID YOUR COMPANY FIRST CONNECT WITH PENN COLLEGE?

Allan Myers has had an ongoing relationship with Penn College for over 20 years. We’ve recruited and hired from many of the construction-related programs and have come to believe the caliber of students at Penn College are an excellent fit at Allan Myers. There is a long list of entry-level hires who have excelled into leadership and senior leadership positions over the years. We are committed to finding future leaders of our company who will carry on the tradition of better, faster, safe.

HOW HAS ENROLLING AS A CORPORATE TOMORROW MAKER ENHANCED YOUR PARTNERSHIP WITH PENN COLLEGE?

Our partnership with Penn College has greatly enhanced since becoming a Corporate Tomorrow Maker. The most valued benefit is the ability to build quality relationships with students which allows us to provide more opportunities for graduates. It has also allowed us to build stronger relationships with faculty and staff, which has broadened the impact we can make at Penn College for future students and the industry.

WHAT QUALITIES OF PENN COLLEGE STUDENTS MAKE THEM STAND OUT FOR YOUR OPERATIONS?

Penn College students are determined, excited, knowledgeable about our field of work, and are eager to learn. Students from Penn College have learned from experienced instructors and industry professionals who have prepared them for our operations.

WHAT ASPECTS OF YOUR COMPANY ATTRACT OUR STUDENTS AND FUTURE STUDENTS TO JOIN YOUR OPERATION?

Allan Myers is the largest heavy civil construction and materials contractor in the Mid-Atlantic region. And we believe we’re the best, too. Your training will begin the first day you join our team. You’ll have opportunities to move forward in your experience and move up in your career. We offer exceptional pay and benefits. And most importantly, our industry-best employee safety program ensures you go home safe every night.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU SHARE WITH HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS (AND PARENTS) WHO ARE CONSIDERING PENN COLLEGE?

Common ways to describe Penn College graduates are professional, hardworking and capable. Penn College prepares students to make them successful in their line of work. With a wide array of program offerings, students are able to explore their interests and immerse themselves in their passion. Penn College provides a structured, fun, and welcoming environment where students are given the chance to learn from industry professionals and enter the workforce with confidence.

WHAT PROFESSIONAL ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE PENN COLLEGE STUDENTS TO BETTER PREPARE THEM TO JOIN YOUR TEAM?

Jobs in heavy civil construction will always be in demand because infrastructure must be constantly maintained, replaced, or expanded to keep up with normal wear-and-tear, as well as population growth. You will put your skills to work at asphalt plants and quarries, and on large construction projects, building and improving the infrastructure we all depend on every day. This is work that matters. Allan Myers is dedicated to their employees, and provides best-in-industry benefits. We provide opportunities for career growth, a safe work culture, and excellent pay. If you are looking to start your career in heavy civil construction, there is no one better to look at than Allan Myers.

Industry Connections

"Allan Myers' relationship with Penn College and its students is invaluable. We look for the best and brightest, and the environment at Penn College cultivates the next generation of students who can live up to that challenge."

Curtis Wargo

Senior Project Manager

Programs

Architecture & Sustainable Design

Make a lasting impact designing all kinds of spaces with industry-leading software including AutoCAD, Revit, Trimble Sketchup, and Adobe Photoshop.

Building Construction

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.

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.

Collision Repair & Restoration

Whether you enjoy working with modern cars and trucks or prefer vintage vehicles, our programs lend the theory and specialized training to fuel your future.

Construction Management

Take the lead in the boardroom and on the job site, running all types of construction projects from small to large.

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.