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Sr. Environmental Engineer

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Date: Jul 18, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 45693


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.


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:

  • Leading projects with a primarily environmental focus (permitting or construction)
  • Technical level Environmental Engineer to support facilities globally (existing; expansions; new construction).
  • Technical level Engineer overseeing Air Permitting and Compliance (eg Title V) program globally.
  • Respond to new environmental information (i.e. government regulations, industry standards or corporate guidance) and support facilities impacted by changes.
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of environmental regulations and provide interpretation to facilities as necessary (air subject matter expert).  
  • Compile, analyze, and interpret environmental statistical data.
  • Work with facilities to set short (annual) and long term (3-5 year) goals for environmental improvements.
  • Provide consultation regarding environmental education and training, support and guidance to facilities to maintain an environment consistent with company policy and regulatory requirements.
  • Understand and communicate environmental permit requirements and data generated to prepare permits.
  • Assist facilities with ensuring the determination of root cause and effective corrective actions in regard to environmental incidents and/or inspection findings.
  • Support projects as requested and collaborate with company and consultant resources to leverage best work practices and to provide additional skill-level support.


Projects involved with:

  • Air permitting and compliance; support existing, renovations and expansions, and new construction globally (Americas, EMEA, Asia Pacific). Role within group: Technical level Engineer within the Americas (but provide globally support).


Required Education & Years of Experience:

  • BS, MS or PhD in Environmental, Civil or Chemical Engineering
  • 6+ years work experience in manufacturing and/or environmental consulting


Required Skills:

  • Title V air permitting expertise; subject matter expert (SME)
  • Minimum of 5 years of supervisor experience
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.)


Desired Skills:

  • Masters or advanced degree
  • Certified Black Belt
  • Experience with risk and statistical analysis


Soft Skills:

  • Ability to communicate with success across diverse communities (workforce, educational, regulatory, commercial, etc.)
  • Understands and demonstrates the characteristics of an effective team member (reliability, trustworthy, active participation, etc.)
  • Ability to motivate others toward a desired vision, drive change and long lasting enthusiasm


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 

  • Normal Business Hours (8 – 5, M – F), however, expected to work hours required to achieve objectives including overtime, weekend, and off-shift hours.


Travel Requirements: 

  • Estimate travel at 30% - 50% depending upon specific project assignment.
  • Domestic and International


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or 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.

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