Senior Engineer

at Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc.
Location Hilliard
Date Posted January 15, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified



We're looking for a Senior Engineer to join our team!



Advanced Drainage Systems is seeking an Engineer that has experience in buried structures on a national scale. The Senior Engineer role can expect to engage in a diverse portfolio of projects, build internal & external relationships to drive standards and grow the business, and formulate & execute key strategies. This role will also be hands-on researching and developing new designs and products while overseeing all the activities related to each project.

To be a successful Engineer within our Product Design function candidates will possess and practice effective problem solving, clear & concise communication, a collaborative approach, and an aptitude for managing risk.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

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

  • Assist and consult on the design of high quality products while being financially responsible
  • Interact with internal & external customers to identify needs and market trends.
  • Track designs through the stage gate process and recommend go / no-go decision for products under development from a structural perspective.
  • Collaborate with key partners internally (i.e. Materials Science) to ensure materials are in line with product needs.
  • Analyze existing or future installation to determine suitability from a loading perspective
  • Assist with forensic analysis on structural failure/distress on products.
  • Involvement in ADS activities with ASTM and other standards organizations to develop, modify, and review design standards.
  • Work with outside consultants and contractors as it relates to structural design or analysis.
  • Field oversight and investigations of test installations.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • Strong technical expertise and experience working in high-functioning engineering organizations.
  • Technical understanding of CAD, structural design, and FEA (finite element analysis).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in articulating technical engineering topics clearly to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Statistical and Data Analysis Knowledge
  • Solid organizational skills, including multitasking and time-management
  • Strong client-facing and teamwork skills
  • An ability to prepare and interpret flowcharts, schedules, and step-by-step action plans.
  • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally.


  • 4-year degree in Civil Engineering or commensurate technical degree
  • Experience with structural design of buried structures
  • Minimum 5-10 years industry experience

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to visit construction sites
  • Ability to lift 50lbs


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