Title:  Plant Mechanic

Job Posting Date:  14 Jun 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. 

Your new role in Fyshwick awaits.
As a Plant Mechanic you will assume responsibility for the efficient and effective servicing of our extensive range of hire equipment and machinery. Work on various diesel and electric general hire equipment always ensuring exceptional customer service and a high standard of safety. 


You will also be responsible for
•    Diagnosing and repair mechanical faults across a variety of equipment 
•    Maintaining up-to-date service records for all service and repair work 
•    Minimise operational downtime of equipment 
•    Promote a Safety First, Zero Harm culture – champion safety with your colleagues and customers.

In addition to effective time management, attention to detail and strong commitment to safety you will also need to have:
•    Relevant trade qualifications 
•    Troubleshooting, diagnostic, and preventative maintenance skills
•    Experience with petrol and diesel motors, hydraulics pneumatics and basic electrical skills 
•    A forklift ticket (highly regarded)


What you’ll get in return
As part of our team, you’ll enjoy a range of perks and benefits including:
•    Monday to Friday 7.00 am to 3:06 pm
•    Overtime as required 
•    Rotational on call roster – minimum once a month 

•    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.


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