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Advanced Drainage Systems Plastic Fabricator Basic in Mount Airy, Maryland

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.

Manufacturing Fabricator – This is an entry-level role in the Fabrication Dept. with a great opportunity to learn the business and be part of a growing organization. On-the-job training will be provided. Day Shift hours 7:00-3:30 While in this role the employee will be actively pursuing next level qualification and certification.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

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

  • Abide by all safe practices and procedures.

  • Independently conducts quality audits

  • Continuous involvement in Fabrication/Plant programs and Lean initiatives

  • Extrusion welding – all fittings through 24”;

  • Hot plate welding – multi-miter bends and tees

  • Actively pursuing Plastic Fabricator - Advanced

  • Material handling and scrap management

  • Engage in cross-functional training

  • Material preparation and product finishing

  • Adherence to all quality standards and conducts quality audits.

  • Practice proper forklift operation and preventive maintenance

  • Communication with the Fab Support Group

  • Understand and practice ADS Core Values

Job Skills:

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • Safety Oriented

  • Strong housekeeping skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Mathematics – Tape Measure, Drawing interpretation

  • Hand and Power Tools

  • Decision making and problem-solving abilities

Educational Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Experience:

  • Carpentry or trade apprenticeship or experience

  • Metal fabrication or welding.

Physical Requirements

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

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

  • 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.

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

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: 2020-7172

External Company URL:

Street: 1030 Deer Hollow Drive

Remote Work Opportunity: No