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Shift Maintenance Technician - Cobham, Surrey

Chelsea FC
Cobham, Surrey
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

Shift Maintenance Technician - Cobham, Surrey

DEPARTMENT: Facilities

REPORTING TO: Estates and Facilities Operations Manager

JOB FUNCTION: To carry out maintenance and repairs on mechanical and electrical equipment both reactive or planned to high standards


LOCATION: Primarily Cobham Training Ground but may be required to work at other Chelsea FC sites

CONTRACT: Permanent (Shift 4 on;4 off, 10 hour days)

To comply with company procedures & policies, working within in the Facilities team focusing on:                         

  • Delivering a safe and compliant environment for players, staff and members of the public
  • Daily use of mobile CAFM system to capture working time and completion of field notes
  • Ensuring that the electrical and mechanical services/equipment are in an optimum working order through the PPM scheduled tasks
  • To perform repairs or replacements of electrical, mechanical or public health systems and equipment primarily at Cobham Training Ground
  • Carryout general fabric tasks as required by management
  • Operational support for the wider Chelsea FC team and guests
  • Daily use and control of the building management system (BMS)
  • Attend meetings and training as required
  • Ensure that all works is complaint with accepted engineering standards and with H&S guidelines
  • Ensuring that all company H&S procedures are followed
  • Completing logbooks and necessary documentation as required
  • Carryout pool testing as required
  • Other tasks as required as part of the operational delivery requirements


  • To ensure that all repairs and installations are completed to manufactures specifications or industry standards
  • All tasks completed within agreed target times
  • Good levels of communications both written and verbal
  • Positive feedback from team members and customers (Internal or external)
  • Good attendance and punctuality
  • Respect of work environment, keeping areas clean and tidy
  • Carry out instructions as required by members of the Facilities Management team, Helpdesk team, Safety teams


  • Good written & verbal English
  • Neat & tidy appearance
  • Work as part of a team
  • Proactive approach to work
  • Work independently when required



  • Basic H & S awareness
  • C&G or equivalent Electrical or Mechanical qualifications
  • Building service experience


Installation, testing, Fault diagnostics

  • COSHH training
  • Experience in completing PPM tasks as per British Standards
  • Risk Assessment & Method Statement knowledge
  • Manual handling training
  • Understanding of water hygiene requirements incl. pool testing
  • MEWP & Access Tower



  • Working within a maintenance team environment
  • Positive communicator
  • Working in a public facing role
  • Good understanding of BMS & how to interpret and fault find the readings
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and timeframes
  • Worked on HVAC systems and other plant


  • Worked within a stadium or large sports arena and hotel industry
  • Worked with pumps, motors, AHU’s etc.

The Employee must at all times carry out his/her responsibilities with due regard to Chelsea Football Club policies and procedures in particular Health & Safety, Financial Authorisation, Confidentiality and with regard to the Data Protection Act. The Employee must act to protect all young people and vulnerable adults that are in their care or attending the Company's premises. The Employee must report any misconduct or suspected misconduct to the Safeguarding Lead. 

Chelsea Football Club and the Foundation is fully committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults at risk (vulnerable groups) that are in our care or attending our premises. As a consequence, Chelsea FC may require any successful applicants to complete a DBS Check prior to working at our premises. Successful applicants may also be required to undergo other child protection screening appropriate to the post applied for.

The Employee must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relations amongst Employees and customers. 

The above Job Description is not intended to be exhaustive, the duties and responsibilities may therefore vary over time according to the changing needs of the Club.


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