Title:  Labourer

Job Posting Date:  26 Mar 2024
Company:  Coates
Position Type:  Permanent Full Time

About us 

You’ve probably heard of Coates or seen our orange hire equipment on job sites around Australia. But we’re more than just scissor lifts and diggers. We’re an end-to-end solutions company operating across five key areas: Equipment Hire; Engineering Solutions; Industrial Solutions; Power & HVAC; and Training.

We’re proudly Australian-owned, with a long history of supporting customers to deliver major projects, and an exciting future focused on digital transformation, sustainability and growth.

At Coates, we understand that we’re nothing without great people. So, you don’t just work for us, we work for you. We’re here to support and equip you with great training and development, flexible work options and a positive team environment to help you build your career from the ground up or take it to the next level.

 

Your new role awaits:

The position of Yardperson (Labourer) at Dandenong is a key support role responsible for the maintenance of the Branch yard area and ensuring the safe loading and unloading of equipment. You will work with a dedicated team in this busy environment, to ensure the branch yard is always safe, clean and organised.

As well as providing a high level of customer service, you will also need to:

  • Load and unload equipment from vehicles using safe loading & unloading procedures.
  • Perform general yard duties, including cleaning of equipment and facilities to ensure a safe and organised yard.
  • Assist with basic service and repair of non-high-risk equipment in a workshop environment
  • Promote a Safety First - Zero Harm safety culture – talk about safety to your colleagues and customers.

 

About you:

As well as having experience in a similar role, ideally you will have the following:

  • Current driver’s license and own transport
  • Forklift and EWP tickets are desirable, however full training and support will be provided if you don’t currently hold these licenses
  • Mechanical aptitude – you enjoy tinkering with equipment and operating in a hands-on environment
  • A strong knowledge of and commitment to safety


Bring your flexible, positive attitude to work every day and enjoy being part of a supportive team.

 

What you’ll get in return

As part of our team, you’ll enjoy a range of perks and benefits including:

  • Competitive remuneration (because we value great work and believe it should be rewarded)
  • Training and development to help build your career and equip you for success.
  • Purchased extra leave program if you want some more time to do the things you love
  • Discounted hire equipment so you can finally finish that home reno job
  • Supportive and inclusive team culture that empowers you to do your best work
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for professional and confidential counselling and support
  • Volunteering opportunities through the Coates Foundation so you can connect to your community

 

Why Coates?

At Coates, we know that people, organisations and communities thrive when everyone feels valued and included. So, we’re proud to be implementing our second Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) and working to continually improve gender representation and the development of our future female leaders via our annual LEAP program.

Safety always comes first at Coates. Our safety-driven processes and policies aim to ensure all stakeholders go to work and return home safely to their families and communities.

And to deliver on our wider people and planet responsibilities, we’re committed to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and supporting our national charities and local communities through the Coates Foundation.

Curious about our what it’s like to work at Coates? To learn more, visit coates.com.au and read our employees’ stories on LinkedIn.

 

Ready to apply?
If you’d like to get on the path to success, please follow the links or apply via careers.coates.com.au

 

Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our culture. We’re committed to continually increasing the diversity of our workforce, including leadership levels. We actively encourage all people to apply.

 

Coates. Equipped for you