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Date: Jul 24, 2022

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 48322


Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, building and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems. Corning’s history is filled with breakthrough technologies that have played a meaningful role in the way the world works. We thrive on solving difficult, commercially relevant problems through a creative and collaborative research and development process.


Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, more than 160 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, and a distinctive reciprocal culture. Corning's Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering division (MTE) is recognized as the leader in engineering perfection & innovative manufacturing technologies by providing diverse skills to Corning’s existing & emerging businesses. We anticipate & provide timely, valued, leading edge manufacturing technologies and engineering expertise. We partner with Corning’s businesses and the Science & Technology division. Together we build and sustain Corning’s manufacturing as a differential advantage.


Corning Incorporated focuses on building a diverse global workforce where differences are celebrated, and employees feel safe bringing their “whole selves” to work. Our Diversity Network hosts 18 active and distinctive Employee Resource Groups. Employees have access to Allyship resources, podcasts, an internal video channel, digital learning series and trainings, all focused on building and celebrating global diversity and inclusion. Corning has been recognized as a leader in this regard and has been consistently recognized as a national employer of choice.


Scope of Position:

  • Are you a power industry professional with direct experience in Industrial power systems applications? In this role, you will report directly to the manager of the Electrical Power Engineering group and focus of on electrical power system design, analysis, and commissioning.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Scoping and execution of power engineering projects to Corning’s divisions and plants, both for new construction and existing facilities
  • Specify, review, analyze, and/or commission electrical systems and equipment and oversee equipment installation, commissioning and/or decommissioning when necessary
  • Perform and/or review power system studies, load flow/short circuit analysis and relay coordination studies for Corning’s facility-utility interconnection and internal power distribution systems.
  • Conduct failure analysis of power system equipment
  • Work in collaboratively with Corning Program Managers, equipment suppliers, facility managers, and other project partners, as well as the group director and customer organizations management teams


Travel Requirements:

  • Travel is both domestic and international. Frequency and duration of your travel will vary and can to be up to 50%.


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • Normal Business hours (8 – 5, M – F): however, you will need to work the hours required to achieve your objectives including some overtime, weekend, and off-shift hours


Required Education:

  • MS in Electrical Engineering or Power Engineering required
  • P.E., P. Eng, or willing to obtain licensure within 5 years


Required Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in the power field
  • Knowledge of medium-voltage and low-voltage power systems
  • Knowledge of electrical system design and equipment, including solid-state components
  • Experience with short circuit current, coordination, Arc Flash, and protection & control studies
  • Experience with power quality measurements, analysis, and corrective actions
  • Experience with electrical safety practices
  • Experience designing, building, and analyzing industrial control panels or industrial machinery
  • Knowledge of safety control circuits: design, verification (SISTEMA), and validation


Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of power system reliability in combination with system automation, maintenance programs and operations
  • Knowledge of international standards and equipment
  • Proficiency with EasyPower, SKM, or ETAP software and MS office applications
  • Ability to multitask between projects and other activities, address and operate within ambiguous situations and conflicting objectives and constraints
  • Project Management Skills (scoping, budgeting, leadership, implementing)


Soft Skills:

  • Do you possess strong communication skills that will enable you to collaborate across teams worldwide?
  • Strong analytical skills and an ability to assimilate quickly and produce valuable results
  • We need proven interpersonal skills and someone with the ability to establish relationships with customers, suppliers, and co-workers.
  • Can you collaborate with internal customers around the world to achieve business goals?


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


We prohibit discrimination based on race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.


Nearest Major Market: Corning