Workshop Mechanics - (1 x Heavy Diesel & 1 x Small Engine)

Christchurch City, New Zealand

Reference: 5320871

  • Opportunities for further training & the chance to develop new skills
  • Generous staff hire policy
  • A great team & working environment
  • Monday - Friday

At our workshops we maintain and repair wide variety of gear and we're currently looking for two mechanics to join the team in Christchurch.

  • Heavy Diesel - to work on heavy plant including compressors, excavators, rollers, loaders and other small and heavy diesel machinery
  • Small Engine - to work on small engines and power tools

These are busy roles with a fluctuating schedule of work so no two days are the same. Both are a great opportunity to learn new skills and develop your existing product knowledge.

What you'll do:

  • Diagnose and carry out repairs and preventative maintenance to hire plant
  • Provide expert assistance and guidance to colleagues and customers either in our workshop or on customer sites as required

What you need:

  • A full Driver Licence (other Classes and Endorsements an advantage)
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical information
  • Basic to intermediate computer skills and good record management techniques
  • Either a trade qualification or significant relevant job experience

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.