“Tyler Hill: Class of 2006 (Red land High School, Carpentry)Alumni Spotlight March 2017

Tyler is a graduate of Red Land High School and CPAVTS’s Carpentry Program. Tyler has been busy since his time here at CPAVTS, continuing his educational training in the carpentry trade and pursing higher education in the management field.

He was gracious enough to take the time and tell us about how his experience at CPAVTS has affected his career in industry.

Here is what he had to say:

Describe the company or industry in which you currently work.

“Lobar Associates Incorporated, which is a commercial contracting company, based in Dillsburg, PA.”


What is your job title and what do you do?

“Job Title: Project Engineer- My job is to coordinate with sub-contractors for new construction projects and to help track costs and schedules throughout the duration of the projects. I am also responsible for all site layout with the company’s total station.”


What other employment have you had related to your program areas at CPAVTS?

“Project Management Internship during the summer between college semesters for a custom home builder in Lancaster, PA. I was also a self-employed remodeling contractor from 2010-2012.”


What additional education and training did you receive after leaving CPAVTS? Where did you receive it? Did you feel CPAVTS prepared you for this?

“Additional education consisted of a four year bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania College of Technology. The training at CPAVTS prepared me for the first two years, which consisted of the technical training. The last two years were the management training.”


How was Cumberland Perry different from your regular high school?

“Much more in-depth technical training.”


How has your industry changed since your time at Cumberland Perry? (technology, equipment, etc.)

“Since graduation “total station” equipment has come a long way.”


What is your favorite CPAVTS memory?

“The friendships that continue to this day.”