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Advanced Drainage Systems (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of innovative water management products and drainage solutions. ADS operates a global network of 61 manufacturing plants and 29 distribution centers through our 3,800 employee team members. 

Why choose ADS?  We seek out the best talent and provide you with resources for career development, support and the chance to lead something big.  We offer tremendous opportunity for individuals who want to advance in the industry through innovation and leadership.  Choosing a career with ADS means joining a great company and being part of a great family.

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The primary responsibility of this position is to open and develop markets for our products by obtaining approval / acceptance for their use in design and construction specifications at the national, provincial, regional, city, and municipal levels, as well as with engineering and consulting firms.  The primary product emphasis is on HDPE & PP pipe for use on storm drainage applications, but also includes sanitary pipe, Stormtech chambers, Nyloplast structures, and water quality devices.



  • 60% - Approvals.  Obtain new /enhanced approvals for ADS/Hancor products from national, provincial, regional, city, municipal, and other agencies within their territory.
  • 15% - Acceptance.  Work with engineering design/consulting firms to get them to approve and specify ADS/Hancor products for their projects.
  • 15% - Sales Support.  Includes site visits, sales/contractor training, field investigations, plan review, technical letters, etc.
  • 10% - Other.  Office time – phone calls, emails, reports, continuing education, etc.
  • Travel (1-2 overnights per week)
  • Product knowledge
  • Presentation of products to government and specifying agencies
  • Develop markets for our products
  • Work with engineering and consulting firms
  • Provide technical support to ADS field sales & engineering team


  • US citizenship & lives in the territory
  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering
  • Registered professional engineer
  • Minimum 5 years related industry experience
  • Established reputation within the engineer and public works community
  • Strong technical and sales experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Independent, self-motivated, focused, and driven (entrepreneurial in spirit)
  • Hard worker, high energy, and can-do attitude
  • Competitive
  • Good social and communication skills
  • Intelligent and well spoken

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.