About Us:

Brooks Hire, established in 1979, is a family-owned company with branches nationwide. With over 5000 pieces of machinery in our hire fleet, we are one of the largest privately-owned companies in Australia. We pride ourselves on being a client-focused organisation, providing top-notch services to the civil and mining industries.

The Role:

We are currently seeking a Full-Time Trades Assistant for our Mackay, QLD Branch. Reporting directly to the Branch Manager, you will be responsible for the cleaning and detailing of our earthmoving equipment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Detail and clean equipment to required standards within tight schedules.
  • Identify and report any issues to your supervisor.
  • Maintain all tools and equipment in good working order.
  • Assist tradesmen with various tasks as needed.


  • Current Driver's Licence.
  • Availability to occasionally work weekends or flexible hours.
  • Previous detailing experience (preferred but not essential).
  • Experience working around heavy-duty equipment.
  • Competence in performing routine maintenance on machines.
  • Mechanically minded with the ability to use hand tools.
  • Forklift / High-risk work licenses (desirable).
  • Understanding of OH&S regulations.
  • Ability to pass a Medical including a Drug & Alcohol test.
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Physically fit and capable of lifting heavy objects.

What We Offer:

  • Immediate start for the right applicant.
  • A supportive and great working environment.
  • Career progression opportunities.
  • Employee Assistance Program

If this sounds like you, hit the "apply" button now. For more information, please contact us.

Brooks Hire is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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