Senior Power Engineer

Date: May 13, 2023

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 59705


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.

We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.  Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 

Corning's Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering division (MTE) is recognized as the leader in engineering excellence & 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 create and sustain Corning’s manufacturing as a differential advantage.


Scope of Position:

Power industry professional with direct experience in Industrial power systems applications and process power equipment design. Will report directly to the manager of the Electrical Power Engineering group. The focus of the position will be on process electrical power system and equipment 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.

• Design, specify, review, analyze, and/or commission process electrical systems and equipment.

• Specify, review, analyze, and/or commission facility electrical systems and equipment.

• 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.

• Oversee equipment installation, commissioning and/or decommissioning of electrical systems and equipment.

• Interface with Corning Program Managers, equipment suppliers, facility managers, and other project stakeholders.

• Report directly to group manager, and interface with group director and customer organization management.


Travel Requirements:

• 50% domestic and international travel


Required Education:

• BS in Electrical Engineering or Power Engineering required, MS or MBA preferred.

• Professional Engineer (P.E.) licensure or the ability to see licensure within 2 years.


Required Skills & Experience:

• Minimum of 15 years of relevant experience in the process electrical power field.

• Experience with the design of process power equipment for material melting applications, including knowledge of power cabinet design, overcurrent protection, solid-state components, etc.

• Experience designing transformers, busing and cabling systems, overcurrent protective devices.

• Experience with short circuit current, coordination, Arc Flash, and protection & control studies.

• Experience with power quality measurements, analysis, and corrective actions.

• Knowledge of medium-voltage and low-voltage power systems and knowledge of international standards and equipment.   Experience with electrical safety practices.


Desired Skills:

• Useable knowledge of power system reliability in combination with system automation, maintenance programs and operations.

• Proficiency with EasyPower, SKM, or ETAP software.

• Proficiency with MS office applications.

• Ability to multitask between projects and activities, deal with uncertainties and conflicting objectives and constraints.

• Project Management Skills (scoping, budgeting, leadership, implementing).


Soft Skills:

• Good oral and written communication skills with employees, customers, and MTE leadership

• Working capability in multilingual, multicultural environments.


This position does not support immigration sponsorship


Corning Puts YOU First! 


We are committed to supporting your health, financial, career development, and life goals as you grow professionally and personally to achieve your highest potential. All benefits begin as soon as you start your career at Corning. 


  • Our monetary peer-to-peer recognition program is tied to our Values and celebrates you and your colleagues’ contributions. 
  • Health and well-being benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid parental leave, mental health/substance use, fitness, and disease management programs.  
  • Financial benefits include a 401(k) savings plan with company matching contributions and a 100% company-paid pension benefit that grows steadily throughout your career. 
  • Companywide bonus and attractive short- and long-term compensation programs are available based on your role and responsibilities.   
  • Professional development programs help you grow and achieve your career goals. 


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


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.

Nearest Major Market: Corning