Corning Incorporated Power Engineer in Corning, New York

Power Engineer

Date: Nov 5, 2018

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14830

Req #: 32718

Corning is one of the world's leading innovators in materials science, with a 166-year track record of life-changing inventions. Corning applies its unparalleled expertise in glass science, ceramics science, and optical physics, along with its deep manufacturing and engineering capabilities, to develop category-defining products that transform industries and enhance people's lives. Corning Valor™ Glass is an example of a life-changing innovation purpose-built to store and protect injectable medicines. Corning is also a global leader in pharmaceutical tubing, manufacturing a variety of clear and amber glass tubing that is converted by our customers into vials, cartridges, ampules and syringes.

Are you passionate about “Life Changing Innovation”? As with Thomas Edison, we have a history of working with the world’s greatest innovators. We solve our customers’ most complex problems that others can’t or won’t. Collaboration, Creative Spirit and Career Development are just a few of the reasons world-class professionals choose Corning Incorporated for a career. We are headquartered in Corning - a dynamic city in Upstate, NY where residents enjoy the benefits of a rich arts and culture scene, one of the fastest-growing wine regions and a family friendly area with affordable homes and quality education.

Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, building and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems.

Corning’s history is filled with breakthrough technologies that have played a meaningful role in the way the world works. We thrive on solving difficult, commercially relevant problems through a creative and collaborative research and development process. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, more than 160 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, and a distinctive reciprocal culture.

Corning's Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering division (MTE) is recognized as the leader in engineering perfection and innovative manufacturing technologies by providing diverse skills to Corning’s existing and emerging businesses.

We anticipate and provide timely, valued, leading edge manufacturing technologies and engineering expertise. We partner with Corning’s businesses and the Science & Technology division. Together we build and sustain Corning’s Manufacturing as a differential advantage.

Scope of Position:

Are you a power industry professional with direct experience in Industrial power systems applications? In this role, you will report directly to the manager of the Electrical Power Engineering group and focus of on electrical power system design, analysis, and commissioning.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Scoping and execution of power engineering projects to Corning’s divisions and plants, both for new construction and existing facilities

  • Specify, review, analyze, and/or commission electrical systems and equipment and oversee equipment installation, commissioning and/or decommissioning when necessary

  • Perform and/or review power system studies, load flow/short circuit analysis and relay coordination studies for Corning’s facility-utility interconnection and internal power distribution systems.

  • Conduct failure analysis of power system equipment

  • Work in collaboratively with Corning Program Managers, equipment suppliers, facility managers, and other project partners, as well as the group director and customer organizations management teams

Travel Requirements:

  • Travel is both domestic and international. Frequency and duration of your travel will vary and can to be up to 50%.

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • Normal Business hours (8 – 5, M – F): however, you will need to work the hours required to achieve your objectives including some overtime, weekend, and off-shift hours

Required Education:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or Power Engineering required, MS preferred.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in the power field

  • Knowledge of medium-voltage and low-voltage power systems

  • Knowledge of electrical system design and equipment, including solid-state components

  • Experience with short circuit current, coordination, Arc Flash, and protection & control studies

  • Experience with power quality measurements, analysis, and corrective actions

  • Experience with electrical safety practices

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of power system reliability in combination with system automation, maintenance programs and operations

  • Knowledge of international standards and equipment

  • Proficiency with EasyPower, SKM, or ETAP software and MS office applications

  • Ability to multitask between projects and other activities, address and operate within ambiguous situations and conflicting objectives and constraints

  • Project Management Skills (scoping, budgeting, leadership, implementing)

Soft Skills:

  • Do you possess strong communication skills that will enable you to collaborate across teams worldwide?

  • Strong analytical skills and an ability to assimilate quickly and produce valuable results

  • We need proven interpersonal skills and someone with the ability to establish relationships with customers, suppliers, and co-workers. Can you collaborate with internal customers around the world to achieve business goals?

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 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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