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Facilities Technician - Winston-Salem, NC

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Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: Winston-Salem, NC, US, 31520

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 41948


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.

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.

Essential 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

• Monitor and supervise HVAC preventive Maintenance contracts

• Respond to emergencies

• 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 such as fire suppression and alarm, and other systems

• Comply with all safety procedures and requirements

• Maintain compliance to City, County, State ordinances and codes

• Support any afterhours building needs and activities as required

• Attend training sessions and seminars

• Other assigned tasks as requested.

Requirements Skills/Competencies for Applicants

• Fork truck License and valid driver’s license

• Basic mechanical and electrical background

• Must be able to work indoors or outdoors

• Assistance and functions in all operations of maintenance and facility.

• Technical curiosity

• Good interpersonal skills

• Delivers on established tasks and goals

• Accountable for objectives/goals and follows up on tasks

• Handles more than one priority at a time and shifts priorities quickly

• Flexibility in work hours

• Acts as a change agent to challenge existing processes in a positive manner

• Supports a team environment

• Goes beyond the day-to-day requirements

• Anticipates problems and takes action before required

• Has methodical and logical approach

• Computer skills including people soft and Maximo

• Good work record (attendance, performance, and behavior)

• Self-motivated, accepts responsibility, positive, can-do attitude, wants to help Winston Salem Cabling plant maintain a world-class manufacturing position.

• Observes all safety and housekeeping regulations.


• High School diploma and Certifications

• Current Refrigeration Certification

• 2-10 years of related experience

• Strong mechanical aptitude

• Experience with a computer and iPad

• Communicate effectively both orally and writing

• Maintain detailed and accurate reports

• Establish and maintain a good working relationship with contractors

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of  race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or 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: Brunswick