Instrument Electrician:

Canton Georgia

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.

The Specialty Materials segment manufactures products that provide more than 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics and fluoride crystals to meet demand for unique customer needs. Consequently, this segment operates in a wide variety of commercial and industrial markets that include display optics and components, semiconductor optics components, aerospace and defense, astronomy, ophthalmic products, telecommunications components and cover glass that is optimized for portable display devices.

Qualified candidates must be at least 18 years of age and possess a High School Diploma or GED. Carded Electrical Journeyman status or equivalent.

The following information is relative to Production and Maintenance employment at Corning Incorporated in the Canton, New York Facility:

  • The employment process for all Production and Maintenance positions at Corning Incorporated in the Canton  begins once you attach your resume and submit a completed application.  
  • The next step in the process will be an orientation at a local venue to be determined. 
  • The orientation will be followed by a series of tests and interviews conducted by Corning Incorporated employees. 
  • Upon successful completion of all of the above, the next step will be background checks and a medical exam, to include a physical assessment and a drug test. 

Qualified candidates are included in a pool for Maintenance Associate - Electrical positions and will be called upon as openings occur in our businesses.

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. 

Physical Requirements – Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds on a regular basis throughout the day.

Skills - Basic Demonstration of Skills is required.

Transportation – Must supply own transportation; plants are as far as 15 miles apart.

Work Hours – Varies by plant; probably will be rotating shifts on a weekly basis.  Working holidays and weekends are a must.

Our new employees will go through a 180 day probationary period.  Production and Maintenance employees are represented by USW Local 1026.  No relocation assistance.


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.

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