Assistant Mechanic

London, UK
Full Time
Competitive
27 / 05

To assist the Head Mechanic in the efficient day-to-day maintenance of the Grounds Department machinery and tools both at the Training Centre and Stadium.

Full description

Job description

Founded in 1882, Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is an English Premier League Club, based in North London.

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 operates across multiple sites, including a world class Training Centre, where the position of Assistant Mechanic is based.

The Training Centre is the main location for the Club’s First Team training and coaching activities, and its impeccable presentation is one of the many features that have led to it being recognised as one of the best training facilities in Europe.

JOB PURPOSE

  • To assist the Head Mechanic in the efficient day-to-day maintenance of the Grounds Department machinery and tools both at the Training Centre and Stadium.
  • To show proactiveness and be able to work well within a team to deliver exceptional standards.
  • To pay attention to Health and Safety procedures in order to work safely.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To assist the Head Mechanic with the routine maintenance of the Training Centre and Stadium machinery and the organisation of the Grounds Maintenance Building (GMB) and yards
  • Keep records of any repairs/maintenance
  • To assist with the maintenance and sharpening of cutting units, rotary mowers, hand tools, hedge cutters and shears
  • Uphold cleanliness and tidiness of GMB/yard
  • Any additional duties as required by Line Manager

MAIN JOB REQUIREMENTS AND PERSON SPECIFICATION

Specific Experience:

  • Experience and understanding of landscape equipment
  • Suitable qualifications in mechanical engineering
  • Three years previous experience in a similar environment desirable
  • Full driving licence

Abilities/Skills/Knowledge:

  • Hard working and enthusiastic
  • Thinks ahead, generates ideas and thinks of creative solutions to problems
  • Values & respects others, builds relationships, collaborates
  • Gets things done, delivers to high standards, takes responsibility
  • Proactive, energetic and self-sufficient

Safeguarding is fundamental to the success in all that we do. Successful candidates are subject to an enhanced DBS check with child’s barred list

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

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