Electrical Maintenance Technician (Invergordon)

Employer Information

Balcas

E: hr@balcas.com

T: +44 (0)28 6632 3003

W: https://www.balcas.com/

About Us
With over 50 years’ experience in the timber trade Balcas branched out into renewable energy in 2004, specifically biomass, to pioneer wood pellets for the UK and Irish markets. Since then the company has continued to lead the industry in terms of quality, service, innovation and national presence.

The first Balcas CHP and pellet manufacturing plant based in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, where the company is headquartered, started production in 2004, with a capacity of 55,000 tonnes. The company’s second CHP and pellet manufacturing plant was constructed in 2007 in Invergordon, Scotland with a production capacity of 100,000 tonnes.  The opening of this plant firmly positioned Balcas as the largest wood-pellet manufacturer in Great Britain and Ireland.

Balcas Energy Wood Pellets are manufactured from pure sawdust, a co-product from the sawmills on site and all wood used is sourced from sustainable forests approved by the Forestry Stewardship Council® (FSC®). Both of the pellet production sites are self-sufficient in electricity, displacing energy previously generated from fossil fuels and permits Balcas to sell surplus electricity to the grid.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Purpose of the Job
As part of the Maintenance team the Electrical Maintenance Technician will assist in fault diagnosis and repair activities on key technical process equipment and provide support to production teams on technical process equipment as required. They will work closely with all staff in each area to ensure the smooth running of core business plant, optimising the productivity of machinery, equipment, proactively working to eliminate plant downtime and make improvements to the processes and ensuring the site and facility infrastructure is tested and maintained in accordance with current legislation. 

Hours of Work
Week 1: Mon, Tues, Fri, Sat & Sun – 7am to 7pm
Week 2:  Wed & Thurs – 7am to 7pm
Week 3: Mon, Tues, Fri, Sat & Sun – 7pm to 7am
Week 4:  Wed & Thurs – 7pm to 7am

​​​​​​​More Information 
For more information please contact Human Resources on 028 66323003 or email hr@balcas.com.  Closing date Monday 18th March 2024 at 4.00pm

  • Permanent
  • Invergordon
  • Closing date: Monday 18 Mar 2024
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