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Date: Sep 10, 2022

Location: Newton, NC, US, 28658

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 57702


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's Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering division (MTE) is recognized as the leader in engineering excellence & 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 create and sustain Corning’s manufacturing as a differential advantage.

The purpose of this position is:

Provide electrical maintenance support for manufacturing operations and facilities.


Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Providing electrical / controls support to facilities equipment.
  • Performing troubleshooting and repair of electrical systems including but not limited to motors, starters, fans, pumps, UPS, VFDs, PLC controls, fire alarm systems, generators, breakers, and medium voltage power distribution equipment.
  •  Calibrating and troubleshooting digital and analog instrumentation.
  •  Providing technical assistance to project teams. • Helping monitor and optimize facilities processes. Applicant Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities


  •  Certified or Licensed Electrician 
  • A two-year electrical or electronics degree with a minimum of two years of electrical industrial experience.
  • This position requires a strong electrical background.
  • Candidate must demonstrate the ability to read and interpret blueprints, block diagrams, piping diagrams, ladder logic, schematic diagrams, electrical power distribution diagrams, P&ID, loop sheets, and motor elementary drawings.
  • Successful completion of plant electrical assessment process.
  • Some familiarity with Dashboard, PI, or SPC.
  • Candidate must be willing to work alternating shifts, including nights/weekends/holidays.



  • Experience with Computer / PLC controls, HMI, & associated components.
  •  Experience with industrial systems such as air compressors, chillers, vacuum systems (operation or troubleshooting).
  • Root cause analysis techniques.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with others and participate in teams.
  • Electrical contractor’s license, NFPA70e electrical safety certified, experience with wire pulling/conduit bending


Working Conditions:

  • Some issues with fumes, noise, oil, dirt, heat and cold temperatures.
  • At times must be able to exert a force of 36 to 100 pounds and lift 5 to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to use ladders and work at heights above 6 feet.


Licenses & Certifications:

  • Electrical License and/or Electrical Certifications



  • 2-5 years of electrical 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.

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