Title:  Plant Mechanic

Job Posting Date:  29 Mar 2024
Company:  Coates
Position Type:  Permanent Full Time

About us

Coates is proudly Australian owned and has a long history of supporting customers to deliver major projects. We provide end-to-end solutions across five key areas: Equipment Hire, Engineering Solutions, Industrial Solutions, Power & HVAC, and Training.


Your new role in Hume awaits

As a Plant Mechanic you will assume responsibility for the efficient and effective servicing of our extensive range of hire equipment and machinery, 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 a strong commitment to safety you will also need to have:

  • Relevant trade qualification
  • Troubleshooting, diagnostic, and preventative maintenance skills
  • Experience with petrol and diesel motors and hydraulics pneumatics
  • A forklift ticket (highly regarded but not essential)
  • Exposure to electrical fault finding highly regarded but not essential


Need more reasons to join Coates?

At Coates, we know that people, organisations and communities thrive when everyone feels valued and included. We’re proud to be implementing our second Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP); and we are committed to improving gender representation and developing our people including our future female leaders with our successful annual LEAP program.

Across Australia we’re investing in renewable solutions, including rolling out our branch solar power initiative, which will help us to achieve our net-zero greenhouse gas emissions goals.

We are proud to support charities at both a national and local level through The Coates Foundation, including the Humpty Dumpty Foundation, TIACS, Mission Australia and the Clontarf Foundation, while also supporting RUOK?


At Coates, we understand that we’re nothing without great people. So, you don’t just work for us, we work for you.


What are you waiting for? Apply today!


We welcome candidates from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to apply. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and equitable workplace, where every individual's unique contributions are valued and respected.


Coates. Equipped for you