Automotive Technician - Performance vehicles

Job Description

Job reference - 660264

  • Work in a brand-new top performance / motorsport workshop
  • Power performance and vehicle enhancement work
  • Skilled automotive technician required

Access 29 years of our client relationships and connections and find your next job.

This is a rare opportunity for a 2 highly skilled technicians who are performance / motorsport enthusiasts to join a top performance shop in Auckland.

The client

Our client has been around for over 20 years and are front runners in the performance industry and have just recently moved into a new, professional facility. Loud noise, engines roaring, and a fun team spirit is what you can look forward to when you join this workshop.

The team pride themselves on the best quality as well as being the best of the best tuners and technicians within the industry. Should you have a tuning / performance background, be an experienced mechanic, and an absolute motorsport fanatic then we want to hear from you.

The role

You will enjoy a variety of duties in your day working on a large range of vehicles including classic American muscle cars, late model Japanese cars, as well as late model european vehicles.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Race, rally, and drag car preparation
  • Attending track days
  • Servicing, maintenance, and set-up
  • Repair work including engine and transmission rebuilds
  • Modifications
  • Upgrades
  • Fabrication and welding
  • Basic electrical work
  • Tuning


The ideal candidate will be a trade qualified technician with extensive performance vehicle experience but non-qualified applicants who possess extensive experience will also be considered for this role.

The successful applicant will have the following skills, experience, and attributes:

  • Highly experienced technician with exposure to performance / motorsport vehicles
  • Extensive knowledge of Japanese performance vehicles and late model European vehicles
  • A trade qualified technician is highly sought after
  • Fabrication and welding experience
  • Basic electrical knowledge
  • Tuning and engine management system knowledge preferred
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Able to multitask and work well under pressure
  • Sound work ethic
  • Solid communication skills
  • Attention to detail and quality workmanship

In return

An excellent hourly rate is on offer for high end skills. You will work Monday to Friday - weekend work is available when you want it. You may sometimes be required to attend events so a genuine interest in the performance / motorsport world is highly essential to this role.

Opportunities to work in the motorsport sector with further training do not come around very often so do not miss out!

How to apply

Unfortunately, due to border closures, we cannot accept applications from offshore migrants at present.

This vacancy is therefore only open to NZ citizens, residents, and those with Open Work Visas.

If reading online, click the APPLY NOW section and submit your application online.

For more information contact the team at Automotive Employment NZ Ltd for a confidential discussion.

Phone during NZ business hours: Freephone 0800 67 57 47 from landline and mobile. The international landline is +64 9 271 3200.

Automotive Technician - Performance vehicles

Automotive Employment (NZ) Limited

Job type:

Full Time

Hours of work:



Auckland City, Franklin, Manukau City, North Shore City, Papakura, Waitakere City


$18.90 - $150.00+ per hour