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Maintenance Mechanic

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Date: Nov 25, 2021

Location: Manassas, VA, US, 20109

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 50214


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.

As a leading developer, manufacturer, and global supplier of scientific laboratory products for 100 years, Corning’s Life Sciences segment collaborates with researchers seeking new approaches to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and compress timelines in the drug discovery process. Using unique expertise in the fields of materials science, surface science, optics, biochemistry and biology, the segment provides innovative solutions that improve productivity and enable breakthrough discoveries.

Responsible for the repair and maintenance of the plant's manufacturing equipment, building, and grounds. Performs work in support of lead technician or more experienced maintenance technicians.

This position includes significant duties such as:

• Troubleshoots and corrects equipment and facilities problems

• Reads and interprets various types of mechanical tables and drawings including mechanical schematics, piping schematics, and pneumatic schematics

• Ensures safe and effective operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance based on schedule

• Follows diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications

• Installs piping and mounts for newly installed machines and equipment such as conveyors, HVAC systems, and steam generation systems

• Tests malfunctioning machinery and discusses malfunction with other maintenance workers

• Replaces faulty mechanical components of equipment such as valves, flow regulators, motors, and HVAC regulating devices

• Mounts and conducts pump and motor alignments, torque checks; sizes O-rings; conducts and documents inspections

• Detects potential failures/issues and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement

• Responsible for general facility maintenance and repair in office and production areas

• Performs routine building repairs such as replacing light bulbs, repairing drywall, painting, fixing plumbing leaks, etc.

• Models safe behavior

• Actively participates in personal development and continuous learning

• Works to achieve compliance goals in a timely manner (training, PMs etc.)


Working Conditions: Somewhat disagreeable working conditions such as dusty/dirty areas, work at heights, in tight spaces, occasionally outdoors in all weather conditions, in refrigerated areas, hot/humid conditions, and cleanroom. Occasionally works with chemicals, cleaners, and solvents.


Education/Experience Requires High School Degree or equivalent. Requires 1-3 years’ relevant experience in a skilled trade or other related mechanical work. Communicates effectively (Verbal, Written)


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: Washington DC