Title:  Operations Supervisor - Services

Job Posting Date:  27 Mar 2024
Company:  Coates
Position Type:  Permanent Full Time

About us

Proudly Australian owned, Coates has a long history of supporting customers to deliver major projects and an exciting future focused on growth. We provide end-to-end solutions spanning Equipment Hire, Engineering Solutions, Industrial Solutions and Power & HVAC.


The next step in your career starts here…

  • Oversee the coordination & installation of our range of specialised products on customer sites
  • Permanent full-time position
  • Monday to Friday


About the role:


Coates Engineering Solutions is a specialist team of engineers, designers and technical support personal providing turnkey solutions (i.e. equipment and service) to our customers to meet the needs of their temporary works.


Working across high profile projects, the position of Operations Supervisor – Installations will use construction and on-site experience and skills to plan, execute and supervise the installation of our specialist structural and temporary works products, with a primary focus on dewatering whilst working closely with our customers. 


You’ll enjoy variety in your work including but not limited to:

  • Be the Coates representative on site taking responsibility for delivery of client solution, delegate tasks, ensure safety, quality, and monitor productivity
  • Oversee the coordination & installation of our range of specialised products on customer sites
  • Running prestart and tool box meetings
  • Manage customer site conditions, delays, customer expectations and variances to original quote
  • Demonstrate a Safety-First culture throughout the organisation 
  • Build and develop an efficient and effective installation team
  • Working with Coates branches to organise plant, equipment and resourcing 
  • This is a “hands on” role and is not without its challenges! It is busy, requires multi-tasking, managing customer expectations and staff
  • There will be occasional remote travel for work and  work outside of normal business hours

What you’ll get in return

We provide our team with a wide range of perks and benefits, including:

  • Development and career progression pathways
  • Access to our employee discounts, benefits and wellbeing program
  • Purchased additional leave program
  • Novated leasing and salary sacrifice
  • 12 weeks Paid Parental Leave in addition to government parental leave scheme
  • Volunteering opportunities through the Coates Foundation


What you’ll bring to the role


  • Strong construction site experience, with a focus on dewatering; you will have prepared and managed risk assessments and safe work method statements
  • Experience building relationships with customers and sub-contractors 
  • Experience in managing a team, delegating tasks and personnel supervision to meet project timelines.
  • Basic Computer skills, ability to work on MS Word, Excel
  • Experience in project management on multiple sites will be highly regarded
  • Good planning and team leadership skills with the ability to work autonomously and the possession of excellent problem-solving skill
  • Experience in dewatering & water treatment systems will be highly regarded

  • EWP Operators Licence (Yellow Card) would be highly regarded

  • High Risk work licence will be highly regarded for EWP (+11m)/Forklift/Basic Riggers

  • WAH & Confined Space Entry Tickets would be highly regarded

  • Trade qualifications or equivalent experience

  • Excavator Operations licence and experience would be highly regarded

  • Telehandler ticket will be highly regarded


Looking for 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 and are committed to improving gender representation. We also provide opportunities for growth through our leadership and development programs.

But our impact doesn't stop there. Coates supports local and national charities through the Coates Foundation and invests in more sustainable equipment solutions to help create a greener future for all.

Visit careers.coates.com to learn more about our values and opportunities.


Unlock your next career opportunity – apply today!


Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our culture. Coates welcomes candidates from all backgrounds, experiences and perspectives to apply.


Coates. Equipped for you.