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Licensed Journeyman Instrumentation Electrician - Canton, NY

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Date: Jun 13, 2021

Location: Canton, NY, US, 13617

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 46166


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.

The Specialty Materials segment manufactures products that provide more than 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics and fluoride crystals to meet demand for unique customer needs. Consequently, this segment operates in a wide variety of commercial and industrial markets that include display optics and components, semiconductor optics components, aerospace and defense, astronomy, ophthalmic products, telecommunications components and cover glass that is optimized for portable display devices.


Purpose of Role:

  • 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, and various transmitters.
  • 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. Performs repairs, possesses wide knowledge of mechanical 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, figuring out 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.


Required Education & Experience:

  • We require a New York State Journeyman card in applicable trade
  • We are seeking a minimum of 4 years experience
  • Experience in manufacturing maintenance is desired.


Required to sign covenant not to compete


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


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This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


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