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Electro Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Tottenham Hotspur FC

Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is an English professional football that competes in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.

23 Sep 2022
Full Time
Closing date
14 Oct 2022

The Club is seeking an electromechanical maintenance engineer to carry out planned and reactive maintenance on all electromechanical, emergency, and critical systems in relation to the moving pitch. This includes the PLC systems and hydraulics.

As a key member of the maintenance team, you will be responsible for making sure all pitch related equipment is serviced and ready for any event day requirement to move the pitch. The role is wide ranging and diverse and involves the management and supervision of sub-contractors for the specialist equipment as well as the hands-on practical knowledge for day to day fault finding, servicing and repairs

The maintenance team forms a key part of the smooth running of operations at the Stadium and the position will involve working a Monday to Friday shift.

Job Purpose

The ELECTROMECHANICAL role is primarily centered on the monitoring, maintenance, administration of all planned preventative maintenance (PPM), reactive maintenance tasks, relating to the moving pitch and grow light equipment and the supervision of the specialist contracts in connection. Successful post holders will possess/develop strong leadership skills, having the character and presence to help maintain good engineering standards throughout. They will hold the necessary technical competencies and experience to ensure the uptime of this critical equipment. They will also be fully conversant with all site standard and emergency operating procedures and empowered to initiate initial reactions to ensure safe and efficient operation of this plant and essential systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out planned preventative maintenance (PPM) reactive maintenance, condition maintenance, statutory inspection and non-destructive testing as directed on the electrical/mechanical installation of the moving pitch and associated plant, grow lights, machinery, and equipment. Including but not limited to:
  • General maintenance (greasing cleaning, checking, replacing parts)
  • Carry out Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) and identify potential electrical, mechanical or control system problems.
  • Maintaining suitable consumables, critical spares and COSHH
  • Taking oil samples
  • Knowledge of hydraulic fittings, hoses, and seals, reading schematics etc.
  • Manufacturing hoses and repairing / refurbishing hydraulic components
  • Pressure testing and flushing
  • Checking accumulator nitrogen pressure
  • Trouble shoot hydraulic systems
  • Carry out fault finding and repair on the moving pitch control systems
  • Replacing pitch grow lamps
  • Liaise with THFC helpdesk, Groundskeepers, Stadium Management, and other subcontractors to deliver maintenance in accordance with the maintenance schedules.
  • Point of call for daily maintenance of the electro-mechanical elements of the moving pitch and grow lights at the stadium
  • Ensure electrical equipment and installations are compliant with BS7671 wiring regulations.
  • Available as part of the operations team for specialist projects and match day support which may include tasks not aligned to the individual’s technical bias
  • To provide assistance on additional tasks as requested by Maintenance and Operations
  • To be flexible to support stadium events
  • To ensure the correct routines are being followed for Safe Systems of Work e.g., Permit to Work (PTW), Lock Out Take Off (LOTO), confirmation of RAMS etc.
  • To notify required key staff in the event of equipment failures, incidents or other, in accordance with the site escalation procedure,
  • Liaise with and maintain good working relations with all site stakeholders,
  • Create and periodically demonstrate emergency SOPs with wider site team.

Personal Attributes

  • Thinks ahead, generates innovative ideas
  • Values & respects others, builds relationships, collaborates
  • Gets things done, delivers to highest of standards, takes responsibility
  • Logical and methodical, with an exceptional attention to detail
  • Self-driven, “Can do” attitude
  • Flexible and professional approach to work
  • Ability to mentor and develop others
  • Ability to work under pressure, remain calm and focused

Skills & Experience

  • NVQ Level 2-3 (Mechanical Discipline preferably C&G 1788-30, mechanical manufacturing engineering C&G 1712/ 2850-34 or equivalent)
  • Experience of working with Electrical Systems, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and Hydraulic Systems would be advantageous. (C&G 2850-35 or equivalent)
  • Experience with hydraulic systems and pipework
  • 18th Edition
  • At least 5 years’ experience of maintaining electromechanical systems on commercial applications
  • Ability to understand and interpret technical drawings and schematics
  • Thorough knowledge of safe working practises
  • IT and administration skills conversant with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc)


  • Health and Safety training desirable (IOSH/ NEBOSH award)
  • IPAF/PASMA trained desirable
  • NVQ Welding (C&G 2350-30)
  • NVQ Fabricating (C&G 2350-31)

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Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Stadium / Facilities Management

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