While 2020 was a challenging year for so many reasons, building and construction trades employers’ commitment toward JEVS Human Services’ career training school, Orleans Technical College, did not waver. Companies, large and small, from across the Greater Philadelphia region support the mission of Orleans Tech in a number of ways, including hiring graduates for job openings, advancing graduates into higher positions, visiting classrooms to talk about their industries, and serving on advisory committees to inform changes in training curricula. 

JEVS and Orleans Tech honors Employers of the Month as a thank you and recognition of their contributions to the school. 

Swartley Bros. Engineers, Inc.

Swartley Bros. Engineers, Inc. is a four division Electrical Company that offers Fiber Optics, Data Com, Commercial and Industrial services across PA, NJ, DE and MD. They have been hiring at Orleans Tech for a few years in counting, and works hard with connecting each student’s skills with good positions. 


The BDFS Group, Inc.

The BDFS Group, Inc. offers construction services towards building commercial and residential properties. Their projects range from small scale renovations to large commercial. They are recognized for ‘Building the Best’ through the Greater Philadelphia area since 2008. Orleans Tech provides them with graduates that are ready to maintain their


Post Brothers Apartments


Post Brothers Apartments is a Real Estate developer, nationally known to operate, develop and sustain first-class apartments in Philadelphia. They have hired 9  Orleans Tech graduates due to needing local tradespeople and were willing to start right away with them. This company was able to work throughout the pandemic, giving the graduates a great start on their first job.


Allan Myers Inc.

Allan Myers Inc. serves as the largest self-performing heavy civil contractor and material supplier in the Mid Atlantic area. They have hired over a dozen of our students from our trades classes and offered careers opportunities over the last 5 years of the partnership. They were honored at Orleans Tech’s parent organization, JEVS Human Services’, ‘Strictly Business’ Awards event in 2014. Learn more about the partnership in this video:


Toll Brothers

Toll Brothers is a real estate developer, nationally known for their luxury home building on residential and commercial construction properties with the help of their quality engineered integrated systems. (TIS). Their partnership with us has been ongoing for years and our students have options to start a career journey with them. “One of the reasons we like working with Orleans is that we know their students have a passion for what they’re doing and they come to us with a higher level of skill.” – Toll Brothers. 


Horizon Services

Horizon Services specializes in AC, Plumbing, and Heating operation services. They were honored at Orleans Tech’s parent organization, JEVS Human Services’, 22nd annual ‘Strictly Business’ Awards in 2020 because of the extraordinary track record of 60 Orleans Tech graduates that were employed by them over the last 5 years of our partnership. Learn more about the partnership in this video:


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