Founded in 1882, Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is an English Premier League Club, based in North London, with a global following of millions.

Led by the late great Bill Nicholson, the Club became the first in England to win the League and FA Cup Double in 1961, and the first in the UK to win a European Trophy two years later. Spurs has since been home to some of the game’s great entertainers, including Jimmy Greaves, Glenn Hoddle, Paul Gascoigne, David Ginola, Gareth Bale, Heung-Min Son and Harry Kane.

In April 2019, the Club opened an iconic new stadium that sits at the heart of a £1billion sport-led regeneration of North Tottenham. The stadium is the largest football club stadium in London and is a multi-use venue with the ability to host a variety of events 365 days a year, including NFL, boxing, rugby, concerts and other major events, plus visitor attractions including Stadium Tours and the Dare Skywalk.

The stadium development scheme has to date created more than 4,000 new jobs for local people, with circa £300m pumped into the local economy each year.

Tottenham Hotspur has:

  • A clear strategy to develop talent from within its Academy, showcased by a strong track record of Academy players graduating to the first-team squad.

  • A £100m state-of-the-art Training Centre that supports the Club’s ambition to attract, develop and retain the best talent.

  • Commercial partnerships with globally-recognised brands including AIA Group Limited (AIA), one of the world's leading providers of life insurance services, and Nike, the world’s leading sports footwear and apparel company

  • A commitment to minimizing its environmental impact across Club operations, being named as the greenest in the Premier League for the past three years. Tottenham Hotspur is a signatory of the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework, committing to halve carbon emissions by 2030 and become net zero carbon by 2040

  • An award-winning Foundation that is renowned for creating opportunities to help enhance the lives of people in its local community through education, employment, health and social inclusion programmes

The Club is seeking an Electrical Maintenance Engineer to carry out planned and reactive maintenance on all electrical systems, lighting, power single & three phase, control gear, emergency and critical systems at the stadium.

As a key member of the maintenance team, you will be responsible for making sure all machinery and equipment runs smoothly at all times. The role is wide ranging and diverse and involves the management and supervision of sub-contractors for specialist equipment as well as the hands on practical knowledge for day to day repairs.

The maintenance team forms a key part of the smooth running of operations at the Stadium and the position will involve working a shift pattern of 4 on 4 off.

Due to the nature of the industry, some out of hours working, including weekends, may be required from time to time to support events.

Tottenham Hotspur Football Club welcomes applications from anyone regardless of age, disability, race, colour or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.


Working as part of a wider team the Electrical Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for maintaining the electrical installation within and around the stadium campus and remote properties.

This is a diverse role which has a bias towards electrical maintenance and requires you to carry out and supervise associated inspection and maintenance activities. Working closely with other departments to ensure minimal downtime to the stadium function. Producing and reviewing method statements and risk assessments. Management and/or delivery of planned and unplanned maintenance activities on electrical equipment. Producing final reports and engineers’ reports for the CAFM system. Collate site and SCADA information to facilitate effective decision making in delivering fault identification and rectification.

On-Call: The Electrical Maintenance Engineer is expected to participate in a call out rota to provide emergency response outside of normal working hours upon meeting and completing call out criteria.

The role also includes the following responsibilities: Support the production and review of relevant THFC procedures, processes, and technical literature. Support as required with other projects of the wider THFC portfolio.

The role on occasions may include the need to perform tasks outside of the electrical field along with the co-ordination of small works and the supervision of contractors. To be active in the energy function, ensuring optimum efficiency and cost savings through all services within the Stadium and Campus.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out planned preventative maintenance (PPM) reactive maintenance, condition maintenance, statutory inspection and non-destructive testing as directed on all electrical installations, plant, machinery, and equipment.

  • Liaise with THFC helpdesk and other subcontractors to deliver maintenance across the THFC estate to a suitable standard in accordance with the maintenance schedules in line with SFG20 or Manufacturers guidelines.

  • Maintain electrical equipment and installations are compliant with BS7671 wiring regulations.

  • Point of call for daily maintenance, electrical faults and other tasks as required.

  • Complete suitable risk assessments and method statements prior to undertaking any work and document in full to ensure safe working practice.

  • Provide support to BMS systems with fault finding and repair on low voltage AC/DC control systems.

  • Available on rotation for out of hours call out if required

  • Support Stadium and Campus events with a flexible approach to carry out other additional tasks, projects and assistance as requested by Operations Management.

  • Complete Pre-Event Action Plans (PEAPs) to support Stadium preparations for each Event as required for the Safety Certificate.

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

  • A relevant electrical qualification (such as City & Guilds 2360, 2365 & 2391) or equivalent recognized qualification at level 3

  • 18th Edition

  • Authorised Person trained for LV systems preferred.

  • A proven track record in maintaining electrical and associated systems in Stadiums or large commercial buildings

  • IPAF/PASMA trained preferred

  • Dali Lighting Controls experience

  • Knowledge of Static Inverters and UPS Systems

  • Hold a Full UK driving licence

  • Health and Safety training (IOSH) desirable

  • Ability to understand and interpret technical drawings and schematics

  • Thorough knowledge of safe working practises

  • High level of IT, administration and communication skills

DBS check, successful candidates are to be reminded that we may review the role and the requirements at a later date which could result in standard background and DBS checks.