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Industrial Electrician

Company:  Ball Corporation

Whitby, ON, CA, L1N 7C1

Date:  Mar 10, 2023
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req. ID:  27028

Being part of Ball is:

  • Enjoying competitive benefits
  • Being part of a sustainable project that is essential for the future of our planet
  • Having a career filled with challenges and opportunities to grow!


Are you the INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICIAN that we are looking for?  You've always wanted to work for a company that focuses on sustainable development and infinite recycling?


A Ball industrial electrician is responsible for troubleshooting, problem solving, repairing, and maintaining equipment in a timely manner. Work will consist principally of tasks and projects related to corrections of safety issues and improvements to workplace safety. Working with safeguarding equipment.


Essential Functions:

  • Complies with established job safety practices, policies and procedures as specified in plant and corporate directives for the safe performance of the work assignment, in accordance with the guidelines of the food safety system. This includes initiating and reviewing standard operating procedures (SOPs) for area of responsibility as directed.
  • Installs, troubleshoots, repairs and maintains high-speed, industrial process equipment for can and/or end making, power, lighting, control, and PLC logic controls for all production process and control equipment. This includes: all electrical power (24 to 600 volts), automation controllers, VFDs, transducers, proximity sensors, and inspection devices.
  • Identifies and designs process improvements for inefficiencies and potential electrical problems and coordinates through supervisor to implement.
  • Diagnoses causes of malfunctions and corrects through field measurements and programmable logic control software. Ensures efficient equipment operation through proper line control programming and proactively suggests methods to improve line performance.
  • Maintains effective communication and documentation through review of and entries to daily log books, updates to wiring schematics (paper and ACAD), and computer program change forms, (whether maintained on paper or Microsoft Office  formats), as well as shift turn over meetings.
  • Complies with environmental regulations when using, dispensing, or handling hazardous and non-hazardous materials and wastes. Recognizes waste streams and minimizes waste generation through prudent use of materials, proper disposal and segregation as directed during training or by the EC, EFP/EM. Understands and practices proper accumulation and storage requirements for wastes.


Position Requirements:

  • Requires 442A Electrician’s license
  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through technical trades or vocational school, equivalent  apprenticeship program, or work related experience.
  • Job-related experience for 3 years minimum.
  • Work assigned schedule or 12-hour shifts, 4ON/4OFF rotating days and nights, Monday through Sunday, working hours may vary as specified by management. Incumbent must be able to work overtime on a regular basis and/or be on call as directed by management.
  • Rockwell PLC experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of the following areas:  nomenclature of all assigned equipment; industrial automation controllers, electronics, electrical-mechanical devices, transmission systems, interface units, AC motors, wiring diagrams and schematics, computers and inspection and digital devices.
  • Ability to apply standard evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard electrical/electronic techniques, procedures, and criteria.
  • Possesses an interest in and an aptitude for mechanics, electronics, and electrical.
  • May require ability to operate a forklift and aerolift.
  • Must display competent ability to wire, assemble, and layout electrical/electronic systems in an extremely neat and professional manner and conform to Ball wiring specifications.
  • Must be able to withstand high ambient temperature at times.
  • This position is exposed to occupational hazards, including but not limited to, high noise levels, physical obstacles, exposure to chemicals, etc.


We look forward to discussing your future career with BALL!


SALARY: 40,26$/hour (Probation 90 days) - 42,38$/hour + premiums




Ball Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively encourage applications from everybody, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, faith, ability, or orientation.


When you join Ball you belong to a team of over 22,000 members worldwide. Our products range from infinitely recyclable aluminum cans, cups, and aerosol bottles, to aerospace solutions that enable our customers to have a deeper understanding of our planet and the universe.


Each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion which is the foundation of our culture of belonging. Everyone at Ball is making a difference by doing what we love. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference


Please note the advertised job title might vary from the job title on the contract due to local job title structure and global HR systems.

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