Electrical Maintenance Technician

Job Locations US-AL-Fort Payne
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(7/12/2024 3:01 PM)
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At ADS, no idea is off limits, and we celebrate creativity and bold moves.  For more than 50 years ADS has been manufacturing a variety of innovative and environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional materials.  Headquartered in Hilliard, Ohio, we are a multi-billion dollar stormwater management company, manufacturing pipe and ancillary products. What does that mean? When it storms, we capture rain with our drain basins, convey it with pipe, store it using chambers and finally treat it with our water quality products, before safely returning water back to the environment. We handle, what we call, the entire lifecycle of a raindrop. Our products help prevent flooding, which increases quality of life for people living in large cities, suburbs, and rural towns. We also believe in creating a circular economy and are the largest plastic recycling company in North America. We use plastic shampoo and detergent bottles to create pipe, diverting over 500 million pounds of plastic from landfills every year. ADS operates a global network of over 60 manufacturing plants and 30 distribution centers. 


We have amazing stories to tell, and we need your help getting our story out there. To learn more about ADS, please visit our website at www.adspipe.com.


Performs a variety of electrical maintenance work in machine wiring and control panel building.  Will work closely with other technicians and engineering disciplines while building, wiring & troubleshooting of new & used equipment and processes.
Primary Job Responsibilities:

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

  • Conceive, design, build, and integrate machine controls for extruders, corrugators, extrusion die controls, motor controls, and downstream equipment.    
  • Contact, specify, and order all control components from suppliers.
  • Assist Engineering Electrical with drawings and code issues.
  • Design necessary mechanical mountings and guarding for control integration.
  • Work on a daily basis with manufacturing plant personnel to troubleshoot operating and safety issues with production machinery.

Job Skills:

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • UL508A,NEC, and NFPA 79 codes.
  • An understanding of the function of all ADS production machinery.
  • Proficient in AutoCad.
  • Proficient in electrical formulas and mechanical math.
  • Proficient in MicroSoft Excel and  Word
  • Expert control runoff and machine set-up
  • Machine mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical integration.

 Educational Requirements:

  • College level electrical, hydraulics, and pneumatics or equivalent in work experience.
  • Basic PLC and Drive training

 Preferred Experience:

  • 10-15 years electrical systems and controls

 Physical Requirements:


  • The employee will lift and move heavy items, which will require the ability to repeatedly lift 50 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
  • Employee will be required to operate and supervise employees operating machinery and must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • 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.


EEO Statement

ADS supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience, and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. ADS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.


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