Coates careers

At Coates, we know that it’s our people that makes the company great. That’s why we’re always on the lookout for talented, driven people who want to make things happen.

Join the Coates team and you can make it happen - Coates is more than just Australia’s biggest equipment hire provider. We’re an end-to-end solutions company spanning dry hire, temporary works engineering, industrial shutdowns and training. With 150 branches, we offer an enormous number of roles and opportunities right across Australia. Just as importantly, we’re committed to working with each and every employee to map out stimulating career paths and opportunities that help them to reach their full potential. At Coates, you really can make things happen.

We’d love to hear from you

It’s the unique blend of people and the contribution they each make that drives the success of Coates. 'Join Our Talent Community' if you want to be part of a supportive, caring team that is committed to making things happen for you, for our customers and for Australia.

Benefits of working with Coates

  • Competitive pay - You'll be rewarded with a competitive salary, superannuation and salary packaging options.
  • Uniforms - You'll be provided with a company branded uniform if you are customer-facing and PPE if you are an operational team member.
  • Superannuation that can include Income Protection on the Corporate Superannuation Plan (available to eligible members).
  • Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
  • Employee Equipment Hire Benefit
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan as part of the SGH Group benefit offering

We care about your growth

  • Leadership development - We have a leadership development program with a strong focus on culture and management.
  • Apprenticeship programs to support our future workforce needs.
  • Sales Competency training

We care about your family

  • Parental leave - If you are an eligible team member who is a primary carer or non-primary carer, you will receive paid leave to care for your newborn. You'll also be provided with the support and resources you'll need to plan your return to work and manage your career as a working parent.

We care about you

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - As a Coates team member, you and your immediate family members will receive access to short-term confidential counselling through our Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Wellbeing programs - To maintain or improve your health and wellbeing, we run a variety of programs to help employees take care of their physical and mental health.
  • Additional leave - In addition to annual and long service leave, the following leave options are also available to eligible employees – purchase of additional annual leave, carers, study, community service and compassionate leave.  
  • Flexible work arrangements - At Coates, we value work-life balance and as such, offer flexible working hours and work from home options to our employees in eligible roles.


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