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Environmental Engineer

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Date: Sep 6, 2022

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 49942



Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, building and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems. Corning’s history is filled with breakthrough technologies that have played a meaningful role in the way the world works. We thrive on solving difficult, commercially relevant problems through a creative and collaborative research and development process.


Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, more than 160 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, and a distinctive reciprocal culture. Corning's Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering division (MTE) is recognized as the leader in engineering perfection & 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 build and sustain Corning’s manufacturing as a differential advantage.


Corning Incorporated focuses on building a diverse global workforce where differences are celebrated, and employees feel safe bringing their “whole selves” to work. Our Diversity Network hosts 18 active and distinctive Employee Resource Groups. Employees have access to Allyship resources, podcasts, an internal video channel, digital learning series and trainings, all focused on building and celebrating global diversity and inclusion. Corning has been recognized as a leader in this regard and has been consistently recognized as a national employer of choice.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Technical level Engineer overseeing Air Permitting and Compliance program.
  • Leading air permitting projects
  • Understand and communicate environmental permit requirements and data generated to prepare permits.
  • Environmental Engineer to support US manufacturing facilities.
  • Work with facilities to set short (annual) and long term (3-5 year) goals for environmental improvements.
  • Assist facilities with ensuring the determination of root cause and effective corrective actions resulting from environmental incidents or inspection findings.
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of environmental regulations and provide interpretation to facilities as necessary (air subject matter expert).
  • Provide consultation regarding environmental education and training, support, and guidance to facilities to maintain an environment consistent with company policy and regulatory requirements.
  • Perform regulatory and internal inspections and investigations (to include compliance audits and due diligence activities).


Travel Requirements:

  • Estimate travel at 20% - 40% depending upon specific project assignment.
  • Domestic and International.


Required Education and Years of Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental, Civil or Chemical Engineering
  • 7+ years work experience in manufacturing and/or environmental consulting with an emphasis in Air


Required Skills:

  • Air Compliance Program
  • Experience with risk assessments


Desired Skills:

  • Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.)
  • Masters or advanced degree in  Environmental, Civil or Chemical Engineering
  • Consulting experience
  • Experience leading teams and facilitating


Sound like you? Apply now!


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


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.


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


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