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Instrument Electrician - Oneonta, NY

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Date: May 28, 2023

Location: Oneonta, NY, US, 13820

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 47541


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.

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 in many cases. Qualified candidates must be at least 18 years of age and possess a High School Diploma or GED. Our new employees will go through a 90 day probationary period. Production and Maintenance employees are represented by USW Local 1029.


  • Basic demonstration of skills 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.
  • Tests circuits before closing power switch, using electrical testing equipment to avoid damage to installation.
  • Checks operating condition of installation by closing power switch and observing operation.
  • Performs installation, maintenance, and repair work on electrical and pneumatic controls, feedback, or servo equipment.
  • Maintains and repairs electronic and pneumatic steam boiler controllers.
  • Maintains a preventative maintenance program for all plant instrumentation, air-conditioning systems, service equipment, manufacturing equipment, and other systems as required.
  • Plans and lays out own work, coordinating it with work of others, 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.
  • Maintains good housekeeping conditions in working area.
  • Observes safety regulations and practices.
  • Once trained will train others in this group as needed.

Education and Experience:

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


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, 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: Oneonta