Field Service Mechanic

Nelson, New Zealand

Reference: 5320760

  • Work with a variety of hire plant
  • Customer-facing role providing on-site assistance
  • Great team environment

Our team are looking for a Field Service Mechanic based in Nelson who's either trade-qualified or has significant relevant experience to assess, repair and maintain our equipment at a variety of sites around the Tasman/West Coast area. If you enjoy being out on the road and want to develop your existing skills and product knowledge, we'd love to hear from you.

What you'll do:

  • Diagnose and carry out repairs and preventative maintenance to heavy hire plant including: excavation, compaction, generators, pumps and access gear
  • Attend breakdowns/scheduled maintenance on customer sites (sometimes out of hours and occasionally overnight)
  • Provide expert assistance to colleagues in-branch

What we can offer:

  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • A great team-working environment
  • You'll be working for one of the most recognisable names in the Hire industry

What you need:

  • A full driver's licence (other classes and endorsements an advantage)
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical information
  • Basic to intermediate computer skills and good record management techniques
  • Ability to work unsupervised in the field and spend time away from home when required

Who we are:

Hirepool was established in 1955 and over that time we've grown to become the national leader in the hire industry. Our equipment ranges from lawnmowers to 30-tonne excavators, portable toilets to 40metre marquees, cars to 10-tonne trucks. It means we provide our services to a really diverse customer base; everyone from big names in infrastructure and construction to independent contractors and first time DIY-ers all the way from Whangarei to Invercargill.

Join Hirepool direct from school or study

In 2019 Hirepool was asked by Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) to take part in a video case study about the Auckland CBD Jobs & Skills Hub (  The Hub connects people (including school leavers) with employers and jobs and career pathways that match their skills and interests.  Watch the video below and hear from two of our team who joined Hirepool direct from school/study.