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Mason Journeyman

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Date: Jun 30, 2022

Location: Canton, NY, US, 13617

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 54394


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 purpose of this position is to perform work with refractory materials for various departments and product lines within the facility, as well as repair work on plant facilities, and new construction at plant property.

  • Responsible for utilizing a variety of masonary skills.
  • Works from complex three dimensional blue prints, sketches, written and verbal instructions.
  • Reviews work assignments as outlined by supervisor and work orders.
  • Diagnosis problems, determines tools, equipment, material, other personnel and best sequence of operations necessary to perform required work.
  • Fabricates, assembles and installs refractory materials on furnaces, employing a variety of assembly techniques.
  • Constructs furnace crowns.
  • Loads and unloads refractory materials from calcining furnaces.
  • Performs maintenance as required on laydown furnaces, sealing furnaces, and annealing furnaces.
  • Performs buildings and grounds repair and maintenance/new construction utilizing masonary tools, equipment, and materials. In conjunction with any of the above, may transport materials, supplies, and tools to work location using hand truck or fork lift.
  • Utilizes computer programs to enter labor and work order information.
  • Fills 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