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Zone Engineer

Overview
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.
Responsibilities
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.
Responsibilities:
Manage Municipal Agency Regulatory Approval Efforts
Manage HDPE/HP product approval process with City/County Agencies
Assigned approval targets
Support Engineered Product Manager (EPM) and Sales assigned approval initiatives
Work closely with Zone Sales Management to identify and coordinate approval needs
District DOT Offices
Responsible for Texas Department of Transportation District Office product acceptance
Manage assigned District Office relationships to increase acceptance of HDPE/HP pipe
Support EPM and Sales assigned initiatives
Responsible for developing influential high level relationships at DOT District Offices
Sanitary/Water Quality/Retention Detention
Work closely with EPM and Sales on approvals for State DEP, Sanitary Districts, Water Management Districts, etc.
Assigned approval targets
Field Technical Expert
Cross-trained in all major technical areas - pipe design, retention/detention design, material properties, Water Quality, LID, installation, etc.
Responsible for field technical support of EPM's in Zone
Assist in management of major claims and field support issues
Qualifications:
Candidate will be required to live in the territor
Bachelor's degree in civil engineerin
Registered professional enginee
Minimum 5 years related industry experienc
Established reputation within the engineer and public works communit
Strong technical and sales experience
Preferred Qualifications:
Independent, self-motivated, focused, and driven (entrepreneurial in spirit
Hard worker, high energy, and can-do attitud
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.


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