Power Systems Engineer

Date: Nov 5, 2023

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870 Charlotte, NC, US, 28216 Durham, NC, US, 27712

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 61529


Locations:  Corning, NY; Durham, NC; Charlotte, NC


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. 

Corning’s businesses are ever evolving to best serve our customers, industries, and consumers. Today, we accelerate and transform life sciences, mobile consumer electronics, optical communications, display, and automotive markets. We are changing the world with: 

  • Trusted products that accelerate drug discovery, development, and delivery to save lives
  • Damage-resistant cover glass to enhance the devices that keep us connected
  • Optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions to carry information and ideas at the speed of life
  • Precision glass for advanced displays to deliver richer experiences 
  • Auto glass and ceramics to drive cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation 


Scope of Position:

Power industry professional with direct experience in Industrial power systems applications and process power equipment design. Will report directly to the manager of the Electrical Power Engineering group. The focus of the position will be on process electrical power system and equipment design, analysis, and commissioning.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Scoping and execution of power engineering projects to Corning’s divisions and plants, both for new construction and existing facilities
  • Design, specify, review, analyze, and/or commission process electrical systems and equipment
  • Specify, review, analyze, and/or commission facility electrical systems and equipment
  • Perform and/or review power system studies, load flow/short circuit analysis and relay coordination studies for Corning’s facility-utility interconnection and internal power distribution systems
  • Conduct failure analysis of power system equipment
  • Oversee equipment installation, commissioning and/or decommissioning of electrical systems and equipment.
  • Interface with Corning Program Managers, equipment suppliers, facility managers, and other project stakeholders
  • Report directly to group manager, and interface with group director and customer organization management


Required Skills & Experience:

  • 10+ years of relevant experience in the power field, 5+ years managing capital projects
  • Knowledge of electrical power system and power control design and analysis, including solid-state components
  • Experience conducting short circuit current ratings (SCCR) for industrial control cabinets and/or industrial machines
  • Experience designing, building, and analyzing industrial control panels or industrial machinery
  • Knowledge of medium-voltage and low-voltage power systems
  • Experience conducting short circuit current calculations, protection and coordination studies, Arc Flash analyses, and system reliability calculations
  • Knowledge of safety control circuits: design, verification, and validation
  • Experience with power quality measurements, analysis, and corrective actions
  • Expert knowledge of National Electric Code (NFPA 70)
  • Expert knowledge on the topic of electrical safety and electrical safety management
  • Experience guiding, mentoring, or coaching engineering or scientific employees


Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of power system reliability calculations in combination with system automation, maintenance programs and operations
  • Proficiency in failure analysis of electrical equipment
  • Knowledge of national and international standards and equipment (NFPA 70B, NFPA 79, IEC 60204-1, GB 5226.1, IEEE 493, and similar)
  • Proficiency with EasyPower, SKM, or ETAP software
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications
  • Proficiency with SISTEMA software
  • Ability to multitask between projects and other activities, address and operate within ambiguous situations and conflicting objectives and constraints
  • Project Management Skills (scoping, budgeting, leadership, implementing)
  • Capable of managing workload of junior engineers, contractors


Education / Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering required
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • P.E., or willing to obtain licensure within 5 years


This position does not support Immigration sponsorship

The range for this position is $98,424.00 - $135,333.00.  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 accommodations@corning.com .

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