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Intern - Plant Services Engineer

Intern - Plant Services Engineer

Job ID 
2018-4022
Job Locations 
US
Posted Date 
1/25/2018
Category 
Engineering
City Name(s) 
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Overview

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.

 

Find out more by visiting us at http://www.ads-pipe.com/en/contact/ads_careers.asp

Responsibilities

This internship will require the successful candidate to participate in one or more facility / process improvement projects at our North American manufacturing facilities. Extensive travel required and all travel expenses will be paid by ADS.
 
Primary Job Responsibilities:

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

  • Assist with project planning & management
  • Assist in installing resin handling systems
  • Assist in rebuilding production equipment
  • Work with assorted hand and power tools
  • Travel and work in a team-environment
  • Assist in installing production and support equipment
  • Provide weekly and end of project reports
  • Assist in installing chilled and tower water piping systems

Job Skills:

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • Must be a self-motivated individual
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • AutoCAD, Microsoft Office suite, and 3D modeling
  • Ability to identify and safely use hand and power tools

Educational Requirements:

  • Have 1-3 years of experience in a technical degree program. Mechanical Engineering, Plastics Engineering or MET preferred.

Preferred Experience:

  • Mechanically inclined
  • Previous mechanical trades experience

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 75 lbs.
  • Work within plant climate conditions
  • Ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time in temperature extremes
  • Available for travel across USA and Canada via commercial air.
  • Ability to secure a passport and travel to Canada
  • Ability to work safely in and around plant equipment
  • Ability to stand and be mobile for a minimum of 8 continuous hours.

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.