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Lead Maintenance Technician

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Date: Sep 15, 2021

Location: Manassas, VA, US, 20109

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 49058


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.

Summary: Responsible for the troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of manufacturing equipment, building, and grounds, working closely with engineering and manufacturing personnel. The focus of this position will be HVAC and facility systems with cross training in other facility needs. Guides, directs, and coaches other members of the maintenance team. Works with maintenance leadership to prioritize and distribute work. May assume responsibility of certain maintenance KPIs. Provides performance feedback to the maintenance leadership group. Works directly with operations to identify scheduling/support needs and arranges adequate coverage.



• Leads efforts and directs junior technicians on complex or larger repair activities

• Performs preventative maintenance and identifies new PM activities or modifications to existing PMs to drive improved equipment reliability

• Performs equipment repairs and recommends solutions to reduce downtime and drive continuous improvement

• Serves as a subject matter expert for HVAC

• Provide training and coaching to junior associates

• Troubleshoots and identifies equipment/mechanical problems and resolves or engages others to bring resolution

• Plans and executes installation of new equipment or tools

• Works closely with manufacturing to assess current operations, training others to ensure the equipment and facility systems are maintained and operating properly

• Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges

• Works with external contractors to support facilities and operations projects

• Engages engineering to help resolve complex operations or equipment issues as needed


Working Conditions:

• Job may require working at extended heights, in tight spaces; occasionally works outdoors in all weather conditions, in refrigerated areas, hot/humid conditions, cleanroom.

•Occasionally works with chemicals, cleaners, and solvents.


Education: Two Year Technical Degree or equivalent experience; Licensure/Technical Certification, or Journeyman


Experience: 5+ years of relevant work experience


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