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Maintenance Repair Technician in Waterloo, IA at Advanced Drainage Systems

Date Posted: 3/30/2019

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Job Description


Headquartered in Hilliard Ohio, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of water management products and drainage solutions.  Our innovative products and superior drainage solutions are used across a broad range of end markets and applications, including residential, non-residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications.  We have established a leading position in many of these end markets by leveraging our national sales and distribution platform, overall product breadth and scale, and our manufacturing excellence.  Founded in 1966, we operate a global network of 3,700 employees, 63 manufacturing plants and 31 distribution centers.  In July, 2014 we became a public company traded on the NYSE®.  To enable our continued growth, we are looking to add top talent to our dynamic organization.


Performs maintenance services in two or more skill areas including welding/fabrication, plumbing, machine assembly, machining, control wiring, and painting for the purpose of servicing, repairing and/or rebuilding production machinery and tooling.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Possesses and applies an advanced knowledge of the machinery repair trade.
  • Inspects components from outside vendors to ensure conformance to engineering drawings , standards, and specifications
  • Provides technical support on machinery and tooling repair projects following engineering drawings and OEM manuals
  • Make decisions based on knowledge and experience in determing the best methods for completing the tasks.
  • Completes all job tasks in accordance with established company policies and governmental codes and procedures as defined by NEC, OSHA, JIC, etc.


Job Skills:

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • Ability to plan , lay-out, and build assemblies from engineering specifications, drawings, and sketches using a high degree of precision.
  • Joins surfaces, fabricates or repairs metal parts applying the proper methods and techniques for the specific materials, such as Arc, Mig, or Tig welding , brazing , or silver soldering
  • Capable of precision alignment of machinery to insure proper operation
  • Installs, tests, and repairs basic electrical circuits and equipment.
  • Produces parts according to engineering drawings using machine equipment such as lathes, mills, grinders, and drill presses
  • Ability to troubleshoot and correct mechanical and electrical equipment malfunctions
  • Capable of hand machining procedures such as drilling, tapping, reaming, and polishing
  • Able to properly interpret precision measurement devices such as micrometers, dial calipers, and scales
  • o    Prepares and paints machinery and equipment

 Educational Requirements:


  • High School Diploma or GED

 Preferred Experience:


  • Minimum 2 – 4 years

EEO Statement

Advanced Drainage Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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