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Date: Jan 23, 2023

Location: Canton, NY, US, 13617

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 53675


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Inst Electrician

  • Performs construction, installation, maintenance and repairs of all plant electrical facilities, power lines, power distribution panels, HVAC equipment, all measuring, recording, and controlling instruments, and all electronic devices.
  • Responsible for other equipment such as temperature controllers and recorders, pneumatic gas controls, draft controls, relays, voltage jacks, brushes, rectifiers, moisture controls, level controls, time checks, pyrometers, frauenthal controls, pressure transmitters and .
  • Installs all the components needed for these systems such as tubing, wiring, sensors, etc.
  • Work from detailed drawings, wiring diagrams and schematics.
  • Cuts openings as needed to install conduit.
  • Attaches leads to terminals.
  • Wires circuits, balances loads, installs and checks a wide variety of equipment.
  • Runs power lines as directed.
  • Diagnoses faulty operation of electrical services/equipment.
  • Indentifies needs to solve problems.
  • Performs repairs, possesses wide knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and HVAC equipment to solve interrelated problems.
  • Performs work on energized lines, circuit breakers, relays, transformers carrying up to 440 volts.
  • Moves and removes wiring in safety with motor starters, removes and replaces fuses, adjusts calibration screws on substation breakers, removes and reinstalls breakers in panel.
  • Makes hot cut-over as needed.
  • Calibrated and adjusts equipment against specified standards.
  • Inspects equipment for proper operation.
  • Detects sources of difficulty, determining repairs necessary.
  • In conjunction with any of the above, may transport materials, supplies, and tools to work location using hand truck or fork lift.
  • Responsible for part time direction of Building & Grounds Keeper, and/or Instrument Electrician Apprentice.
  • Utilizes computer programs to enter labor and work order information.
  • Fill out necessary production or repair records.
  • Can transport parts or equipment components removed from warehoused equipment to the plant as long as the item can be hand carried, not loaded by a fork truck.


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: Massena