Small Engine Mechanic

Penrose, New Zealand

Reference: 5929742

  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • A great team-working environment
  • Wide range of employee benefits including free staff hire in our DIY fleet

Do you really want to work with a team that makes a difference? Do you want to work in a business where no two days are the same? Do you want to work with a wide range of plant that will test your skills? Do you want to be part of team with a diverse set of skills who make a real difference to the success of our business?

We need someone who can make that difference.

Our team is looking for a Branch Mechanic who's either trade-qualified or has significant relevant experience to work on a variety of hire plant (both Petrol and Diesel). It's a busy role with a fluctuating schedule of work so no two days are the same - it's a great opportunity to learn new skills and develop your existing product knowledge. There's always a lot going on in the branch so you need to be prepared to help out your team with whatever gets the job done.

What you'll do:

  • Repair and maintenance of a wide variety of hire plant
  • Provide expert assistance to colleagues and customers in the branch
  • Attend breakdowns/scheduled maintenance on customer sites
  • Support and guide newer team members

What you will need:

  • A Full Class 1 Driver Licence (other Classes and Endorsements an advantage)
  • Basic - Intermediate computer skills
  • A can-do attitude

About Us:

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 and our specialist generation division. 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.