Instrument Electrician

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Date: Apr 19, 2024

Location: Oneonta, NY, US, 13820

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 61570


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. 

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.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Basic demonstration of skills below is required.
  • Installs, maintains, adjusts and repairs electrical and electronic equipment such as power lines, lighting fixtures, electric motors, power distribution panels, electrical and electronic recording, regulating, control, and sensing equipment.
  • May also perform a variety of lower level trades work including maintenance, repair, fabrication, installation, and remodeling work on plant facilities, manufacturing, and service equipment, runs power lines to any production or service equipment outlet, selecting proper size and type conductor according to established tables and safety codes.
  • Use electrical testing equipment to test circuits.
  • Perform installation, maintenance, and repair work on electrical and pneumatic controls, feedback, or servo equipment.
  • Maintain and repair electronic and pneumatic steam boiler controllers.
  • Maintain a preventative maintenance program for all plant instrumentation, air-conditioning systems, service equipment, manufacturing equipment, and other systems as required.
  • Works from sketches, blueprints, written and oral instructions.
  • Maintains spare parts inventories in areas of responsibility.
  • Keeps records, initiates purchase requisitions as necessary. Maintain good housekeeping conditions in working area.
  • Observe safety regulations and practices.
  • Once trained will train others in this group as needed.


Education and Experience:

  • Journeyman Electrician or Associate degree and 5+ year’s relevant experience.


Additional Requirments:

  • Corning Incorporated interviews applicants for self-managed teams and we are looking for individuals that possess a strong work ethic and substantial interpersonal and team participation skills.
  • Candidates must be available to work weekends and holidays.
  • Overtime is required.
  • The qualified candidate must be at least 18 years of age and possess a High School Diploma or GED.
  • New employees will go through a 90 day probationary period.
  • Production and Maintenance employees are represented by USW Local 1029.


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


The starting pay for this position is ​$33.46 hourly rate.  Compensation and benefits available for this position are dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.


​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

Nearest Major Market: Oneonta

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