ChemTech Electical Mechanical Maintenance

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Date: Jun 26, 2024

Location: Concord, NC, US, 28026

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 61992


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. 

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.


Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and maintain Pollution Abatement processes and equipment which include critical systems responsible for life safety and compliance with environmental permits.
  • Utilize active trend analysis to aid with quick problem identification and drive to solutions. 
  • Flawlessly execute on equipment switchovers through thorough equipment monitoring and excellent communication with personnel in the field. 
  • Drive activities such as routine and preventive maintenance. 
  • Assist with the installation, maintenance, inspection, repair, and testing of heating and mechanical systems, to include pumps, fans, make-up air heaters, scrubbers, and bag house. 
  • Assist with critical preventative and repair maintenance, lubrication, and inspections. 
  • As required by job tasks, wear proper PPE including fall protection harness, respirator (full or half face), or chemical resistant suit.
  • Work hands on with Mechanics and Electricians to resolve issues impacting equipment performance and functionality. 
  • Perform work in accordance with established plant safety & environmental procedures. 
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.


Required Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities

  • A two-year related technical degree or a minimum of 2 years of relevant technical experience. 
  • Sound understanding of using common repair tools and mechanical equipment.
  • Candidate must possess knowledge of mechanical equipment including, direct drive and belt-driven fans, pumps, motors, bearings, gears, and various types of valves. 
  • Good communication and analytical skills 
  • Candidate will be required to work a rotating 12-hr shift.  
  • Candidate will be required to work during inclement weather lock-ins and scheduled shutdown periods.
  • Candidate will be required to work in extreme temperatures.
  • Candidate must complete all safety training requirements including the respirator physical and fit test.
  • Computer skills such as proficiency with Microsoft Office software. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with others and participate in teams. 


Desired Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities:

  • A two-year related technical degree with a minimum of 2 years of relevant electrical experience. 
  • Experience with industrial systems such as fans, blowers, scrubbers, baghouses, chillers, vacuum systems (operation, troubleshooting, and repair) 
  • Root cause analysis techniques. 
  • Read PFD and P&ID, work from specifications, and follow instructions both written and oral.
  • Electronic instrumentation/Controls or electrical experience.



  • High school diploma or GED


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


The range for this position is ​$31.50 hourly rate - $35.00 hourly rate.  Starting pay for the successful applicant is dependent on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, pension plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, and PTO.


​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. To request an accommodation, please contact us at

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

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