Shift Control Technician

Reporting to the Leading Control Technician, the Shift Control Technician will detect and solve electrical faults on various electrical equipment on site. To assist in the Electrical Engineering function within the division in the provision of a safe, reliable Electrical distribution system and to ensure maximisation of plant availability though provision of effective planned and remedial maintenance.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • To detect, localise and rectify electrical faults on plant and equipment throughout the site.
  • Liaise with the Production Supervision on production problems/priorities.
  • Produce diagrams for communication purposes, explaining problems and suggestions for repair.
  • Ensure that logs are kept of shift activities and locations relating to plant, planned maintenance activities and assist in the development of computer based asset and resource management systems.

Skills Essential for the Role:

·         Essential - ONC in Electrical Engineering or NVQ Level 3 in Electrical

·         Working knowledge of relevant electrical engineering principles and practices or relevant industry in engineering and maintenance fields

·         A good working Knowledge of Siemens PLC’s

·         Knowledge and understanding the operation of AC and DC Drives and of AC/DC Motors

·         Experience with Root Cause Analysis, Failure Mode & Effect Analysis tools/techniques


Working Hours:

4 on 4 off working 2 days 6am to 6pm and 2 nights 6pm to 6am




·         Pension matched up to 7%

·         4 x Annual Salary Life Assurance

·         Health Cash Plan

·         Monthly and Annual Company Performance Bonus

·         Attendance Bonus

·         Cycle to Work Scheme

·         Wellbeing Support

·         Ironbridge Gorge Museum tickets for employees and their families


Safety is vital for all jobs in BAL; therefore, all candidates must be able to have the ability to follow and initiate safety practices, policies and procedures at all times.