Roy Heim graduated in 1985 from Blue Mountain School District. Had a few construction jobs during High school and then upon his graduation went to work for a Heavy Highway Contractor, Geo. R. Lynn. After working for Lynn approximately 2 years Roy was offered a position in Homer, Alaska to work on a 3 mile tunnel, dam and hydro electric plant project, which he accepted. Roy moved to Alaska in 1988. In 1990 Roy moved back home to Schuylkill County. Even though Roy only worked there for a few years the experience and knowledge was worth 10 years of wonderful construction experience.
In 1990 Roy opened Roy A Heim Construction. Completing sidewalk concrete and remodeling projects. Over the next few years he put on 2 then 3 employees (who still work with Heim Construction today).
In 1994 Roy married Deborah. Roy and Deborah worked together building the business and in 1994 they incorporated their venture, Heim Construction Co., Inc. Roy tried to keep his core values out in front.Always making sure he took the extra step for his customers.
In 2019, a Bronze STEP Award was presented to Heim Construction Company
The Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) program was developed and written by contractors, for contractors. The program provides an organized approach for analyzing and developing safety and loss prevention programs and a valid, objective method for measuring safety program improvements as well as a safety performance.
Of the seventy-seven (77) companies receiving Bronze, Silver and Gold awards, Heim Construction Company earned and was awarded the Bronze level. Awards were presented in a ceremony at the Normandy Farm Hotel and Conference Center located in Blue Bell, Pa. The Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. hosted the event.
Today, Heim employees approximately 65 experienced and dedicated men and women. At this time Heim Construction has two divisions, an Infrastructure division that has completed projects such as Dams, Water Treatment Plants, Streetscapes and Small Bridge Project. The General Construction division has completed projects such as 30,000sf Office Additions, Hospital Renovations, Surgery Centers, Dormitory for a Penn State as well as residential remodeling.
Heim’s newest addition is the Design phase, with 3D renderings to help customers envision their project before they break ground or demolition has started.
As always Roy and Deborah’s goal is to continue to not be the biggest contractor but to be the best contractor.