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Advanced Drainage Systems Fleet Maintenance Technician in Eagle Grove, Iowa

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.

The Fleet Maintenance Technician is primarily responsible for maintaining fleet equipment and ensuring that all over-the-road equipment is legal, safe and road worthy. The Fleet Maintenance Technician must track all jobs and labor hours utilizing a work order system and must effectively operate within the Fleet R&M budget and optimize performance. This position requires the flexibility to work 40+ hours per week and weekends as required. The Fleet Maintenance Technician reports directly to the Fleet Maintenance Manager or Plant Manager.

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

  • Practice proper PPE compliance and maintain a safe working record and environment

  • Manage and properly maintain all vehicle maintenance records and files

  • Immediately communicate unsafe conditions, acts or injuries to Plant Manager

  • Monitor and repair reported issues

  • Practice proper forklift operation

  • Equipment/trailer repairs

  • Maintain Fleet Maintenance Shop housekeeping

  • Ensure PM schedule compliance

  • Maintain and build job skills through company and outside training programs

  • Manage & maintain fleet work order system

  • Minor engine repairs

· Understand and practice ADS CORE VALUES

· Forklift repair and preventive maintenance

Job Skills:

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • Certified welder

  • Organizational and task prioritization skills

  • Certified in brake adjustments

  • Strong time management skills

· Familiarity with DOT operating procedures and requirements

  • Ability to work with little or no supervision

  • Mechanical / Electrical troubleshooting and repair abilities

Educational Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Vocational School / industry training

Preferred Experience:

  • 1-3 years experience in field of repair, maintenance, welding

Physical Requirements:

  • The employee will lift and move heavy items, which will require the ability to repeatedly lift 75 pounds to a height of 6 feet

  • The employee will be working specified shifts and moving around at all times, which will require the ability to stand and be mobile for a minimum of 8 continuous hours

  • Facilities can be extremely hot or cold at times, so the employee must have the ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time in temperature extremes

  • The employee will be handling materials daily, which requires the ability to use hands, arms and legs to physically handle and transport finished goods

  • The Position requires full range of body motion on a daily basis including twisting, bending, reaching, squatting and ability to mount/dismount industrial equipment and vehicles

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.

Requisition ID: 2020-7074

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Street: 100 N.E. 20th Street