Access Mechanic

Dunedin, New Zealand

Reference: 5323541

  • Further training & opportunity to develop new skills
  • Generous staff hire policy
  • Work with a wide variety of plant

We are looking well-rounded Access Mechanic/Technician to join our team to start a new project recertifying access equipment. This exciting new role will need attention to detail, a passion for self-satisfaction and a love of refurbishing plant. This is major inspection of access equipment from the ground up supplied from all over our network of branches within Hirepool; you'll be completely stripping the equipment, replacing any substandard parts, then reassembling to the highest of standards to ensure we give the best operational equipment to our customers.

What you'll do:

  • Ensure all equipment and machinery meets company and manufacturers safety standards
  • Maintain workshop and ensure all inventory is recorded and stored safely
  • Work closely with our management team to ensure continuous improvement of processes and practices
  • Attend repairs and breakdowns as may be required

What you need:

  • A full driver licence (other Classes and Endorsements an advantage)
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of diagnosing faults - mechanical, electrical and hydraulic
  • Relevant trade qualification or significant experience of mechanical and engineering practices
  • Good computer skills
  • Well organised and can prioritise workloads with attention to detail

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.