Plant Electrician

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in speciality 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.

The purpose of this position is: Provide electrical maintenance support for manufacturing operations and facilities.

This position includes significant duties such as:          

  • Perform installation (bending and running conduit), preventative maintenance and repair of all plant electrical system.
  • Have knowledge of 3 phase systems (delta, wye connections)
  • Assist in preventative maintenance and repair on process and facility equipment.
  • Assist in facility upkeep including inside repairs and outside grounds.
  • Purchase equipment, tools and repair parts not in stock with supervisor approval.
  • Assist Maintenance Supervisor and Engineering in the design and equipment specifications for any required electrical work.
  • Know and follow with all safety standard operating procedures while working on the process equipment or electrical work.
  • Proficient in working with blueprints, schematics, sketches, and other forms of equipment documentation.
  • Working knowledge of all hand tools, electrical test equipment such as multi- meter, megger, phase meter etc.
  • Have a working knowledge of all NEC and other applicable codes.
  • Perform other tasks assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor.

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.

Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Licenses & Certifications: Electrical License and/or Electrical Certifications

Experience:  3-5 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, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Full time
Hickory, NC 28602, US