Facilities Technician

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Date: Apr 19, 2024

Location: Winston-Salem, NC, US, 31520

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 62591


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. 

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.


Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Perform ongoing preventive maintenance and repair work on facility mechanical, electrical, and other installed systems
  • Maintain, operate all HVAC systems and associated equipment, electrical equipment, plumbing systems, building management system, generators, air compressors and building repairs
  • Perform facility inspections and report on condition affecting operations
  • Respond to emergency calls
  • Prepare and submit summary reports of conditions in buildings and recommend actions to be taken
  • Review and understand equipment and methods of operation, BMS system, fire/life
  • Safety equipment such as fire suppression, alarm system, etc.
  • Comply with all safety procedures and requirements
  • Maintain compliance to City, County, State ordinances and codes
  • Support afterhours building needs and activities as needed


Requirements Skills/Competencies:

  • Basic mechanical and electrical background
  • Must be able to work indoors or outdoors
  • Perform or provide assistance in all operations of maintenance and facility.
  • Fork truck License and valid driver’s license (desired)
  • Good interpersonal skills and supports team environment
  • Ability to multitask and delivers results on established tasks and goals
  • Accountable for objectives/goals and follows up on tasks
  • Flexibility in work hours
  • Anticipates problems and takes action to resolve
  • Has methodical and logical approach
  • Basic computer skills including Excel, Word and Maximo (desired)
  • Observes all safety and housekeeping regulations Qualifications



  • High School diploma and Certifications
  • Current Refrigeration Certification
  • 2-10 years of related experience
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Experience with computer and basic software packages such as MS office and Maximo or similar (desired)
  • Communicate effectively both orally and written
  • Maintain detailed and accurate reports
  • Establish and maintain a good working relationship with peers and contractors


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.  

The range for this position is ​$25.25 hourly rate - $29.63 hourly rate.  Starting pay for the successful applicant is dependent on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, pension plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, and PTO.


​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 accommodations@corning.com.

Nearest Major Market: Brunswick

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