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Allan Myers Overview

Worcester, PA
1001 to 5000 employees
1939
Company - Private
Construction, Repair & Maintenance
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Allan Myers is the largest heavy civil construction company and materials provider in the Mid-Atlantic with seven regional offices and 15 asphalt and aggregate plants. With a workforce of more than 2,000 hard working men and women, and our own extensive fleet of vehicles and ... Read more

Mission: Three words, sixteen letters: Better. Faster. Safe. That’s the foundation of all that we do at Allan Myers. It's our credo, and it inspires us to boldly accept challenges that expand our limits. This calls us to constantly work towards perfection while ... Read more

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    Express Mobility Partners Joint Venture Awarded Transform I-66 Outside the Beltway - Allan Myers

    Today, Governor McAuliffe announced the selection of Express Mobility Partners, a joint venture of Cintra, Meridiam, Ferrovial Agroman US, and Allan Myers to build express lanes on I-66 Outside the Beltway. Express Mobility Partners will finance, design, build, maintain, and operate the northern Virginia project. The project is expected to begin in ...

  • Allan Myers is proud to have moved up 10 spots on the ENR Top 400 Contractors list for 2017!

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Allan Myers – Why Work For Us?


OUR ATTRIBUTES

We possess the qualities that drive us to constantly live up to our calling to be always better, faster and safe. These are the characteristics that make us who we are and what you can expect to see from every employee on every project.

TEAM WORK
Complex challenges require an extreme level of teamwork and collaboration, the kind found only among people who share a powerful ethic, who rely on one another, trust and support each other, and work, fight and win as one.

HARD WORK
Some say it’s drive, others say it’s a calling; no matter what you say, the truth is clear: We are 100 percent dedicated to working hard to build our communities. We do the heavy lifting and intense planning, and we’re motivated because we’re helping people by providing the infrastructure needed to improve lives.

SAFETY
We’re safe — always — because of care, concern and a personal commitment to sending you home safe tonight. For us, safety is a way of thinking, a code of conduct, a culture — this is an organization that takes great steps to look out for the lives with which we are entrusted.

PROFESSIONALISM
Professionalism is built into our DNA. It encompasses integrity, persistence, perseverance and an overwhelming drive to do things the right way, despite the temptation of shortcuts or those dark moments when things don’t go as planned.

HERITAGE
We know our industry: the ins and outs of the job, the obstacles and solutions, customer needs and demands, what it really takes to do quality work. And we leverage our wisdom to advance new thinking and a progressive, visionary view.


For more than 75 years, we've been building the infrastructure that defines the Mid-Atlantic. Where we were once the three separate brands of Allan A. Myers, American Infrastructure and Independence Construction Materials, we are now unified under one name – Allan Myers. We are Allan Myers; we're bigger and stronger, ready to march forward with an insatiable ethic and unmatched determination.

We are a team of hard-working men and women as strong as the structures we build. With Myers on your helmet, you'll be part of an elite team, bonded by their determination, committed to building the face of tomorrow, today.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

At Allan Myers, you’ll conquer unique challenges that require brain and brawn. You’ll accomplish more than you ever thought possible, push yourself farther than you ever dreamed and reap rewards more valuable than you expected.  As the elite men and women of our team, you’ll spend every day building the future of our country and rest every night knowing you made a difference. Through it all, you’ll enjoy an atmosphere that allows you to grow and learn so that no matter the project you’re working on, in the end, the main thing you’re building is you.

CONTINUOUS LEARNING: THE ALLAN MYERS WAY

We’ll equip you with the tools you need to do your job safely and effectively from the start, and provide you with resources to grow with us and watch your opportunities expand. You get to build the road to your future – bridges and all – with our state-of-the-art and award-winning Allan Myers University.

In addition to established training development programs that keep operations running smoothly, Allan Myers University offers more than 50 separate courses covering everything from field operations and safety to management and leadership development.



INTERNSHIP AND CO-OP OPPORTUNITIES

Exciting projects, an elite team and work that lasts a lifetime. Co-ops and interns are Allan Myers are vital team members in projects that shape the face of the Mid-Atlantis. Students working at Allan Myers step out of the classroom and earn experience in a variety of areas related to their majors.

Our Internship program allows for students to support a crew, project, or plant team in the planning, scheduling, execution, and controlling heavy civil construction projects. The program has a particular focus on developing the skills required to successfully manage projects - operationally, financially, and in an incident- and injury-free environment.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:

  • Meaningful, fast-paced work with the region's largest heavy civil construction and materials company
  • Exposure to project throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region
  • On-the-job learning led by talented, passionate member of the Allan Myers team
  • Unmatched exposure to engineering, construction operations, and planning in the construction and materials industry

"Before graduation, I knew I wanted to work in an environment that was exciting, challenging, and would allow me to develop as an individual. When I learned about Allan Myers and their projects, and after speaking with the amazing people there I knew it was the right choice. The company is constantly growing and advancing, giving the same opportunity to the hard working people they employ.”

–Brian Lawn, Senior Project Engineer - Penn State, Class of 2011

FAST TRACK YOUR CAREER

There's no such thing as an entry level when you're building roads, bridges, and infrastructure people rely on every day. That's why we hire the best recent college graduates with the expectation of excellence. The Accelerated Development Program (ADP) at Allan Myers takes high-potential new hires and places them on a track to hit the ground running.

PROGRAM DETAILS

  • Breadth and Depth: Broad experiential learning under the direction of talented leaders committed to helping you hone your expertise
  • Tangible Results: Get regular coaching and feedback, with a detailed career plan individualized to help you meet your professional goals
  • Continuous Learning: Pair on-the-job training with 12 structured, engaging courses meant to prepare you to excel through the toughest challenges

COURSE EXAMPLES

  • Contract Basics, Terms and Conditions: Develop skills to procure work and subcontracts
  • Professional Presence and Networking: Honing soft skills to deliver a message with impact
  • Bonds and Insurance: Adding knowledge to your risk management tool kit
  • Listening and Having Tough Conversations: Explore communication styles and skills

 


SOUND LIKE YOU? WE WANT TO KNOW

If you’re a recent graduate or current student and either of these opportunities sound like a right fit, we want to hear from you. Contact our recruiting team today or visit us when we’re on a campus near you!

HARD WORK, REWARDED


The Allan Myers benefits package includes the following benefits as part of a total compensation package.

  • Medical Plan
  • Dental Plan
  • Prescription Drug Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Credit Union
  • Pre-paid Legal Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Incentive
  • Direct Payroll Deposit
  • Career Development
  • Paid Vacations
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health Advocate
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Wellness Program

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    Pros

    Plenty of work, large focus on safety, modern equipment and technology

    Cons

    Lots of pressure, increased focus on safety deters from production

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Allan Myers Interviews

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    I applied online. I interviewed at Allan Myers (Baltimore, MD) in February 2017.

    Interview

    I applied online and then about two weeks later I was offered a webcam interview. Then I never heard back from them, but I know many other people who went on to formal interviews and had offers.

    Interview Questions

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Allan Myers Awards & Accolades

  • Training Top 125, Training, 2012
  • Training Top 125, Training, 2009

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