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Hire Fitter Technician

Role:                              Hire Fitter/Technician

Location:                        Dublin

Type:                              Permanent

Our client is the market leader in the builder’s merchanting industry in the Republic of Ireland.

Principle Objective

To work closely with the Hire Department Manager to ensure a high level of service to our customers while also adhering to high work standards.

Knowledge & Experience

  • Comprehensive product knowledge with experience in the Hire industry
  • Proven experience in a busy hire department

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintenance and service of our large plant items to include;
  • Mini Excavators
  • Mini Dumpers
  • Road Compressors
  • Vibrating Rollers


Maintenance and service of our small plant items to include:

  • Cement Mixers
  • Concrete Power Float
  • Plate Compactor
  • Poker Vibrators


Maintenance and service of our electrical tools to include: Angle grinders, Circular saw, Hammer drills, Breaker, Sanders.


Maintenance and service of engine types:

  • Honda 4 stroke petrol
  • Lister / Yammer 4 Stroke diesel
  • Partner / Makita / Husqvarna Petrol 2 stroke


Assisting in the general / day to day running of a busy hire department:

  • On site repairs and breakdowns.
  • Ensure safety standards are met and safe working practices adhered too.
  • Test and run for small fleet (pat test)
  • Maintenance and light repair on small tool fleet
  • Safeguard the assets of the company
  • Ensure all company policies are implemented accordingly
  • Be responsible for the safety of staff and customers
  • Responsible for the upkeep of the shop and warehouse
  • Assist in entering data onto the hire computer system


Essential Competencies

  • Effective team working
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer-facing skills
  • The flexibility and willingness to learn
  • To enjoy working with people
  • Dynamic, motivated & driven to achieve targets
  • Excellent organisation and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage and anticipate change
  • IT literacy and the ability to handle analytical data


Key Relationships

  • Branch Colleagues
  • Branch Manager
  • Regional Director
  • Area Hire Manager
  • Commercial Manager
  • Support Office Team
  • Customers & Suppliers

Our Client has requested that all applicants should hold citizenship of EU or EEA member state OR have permission to reside/work in the Republic of Ireland without the need to obtain, renew or change the status of a Critical Skills Permit/VISA.



Caroline Donlon is the point of contact for this role. To have a chat or to ask any questions you may have, get in touch with her via e-mail at, or via phone +353 1 9630264



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