Title:  Plant Mechanic

Job Posting Date:  28 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:

At Coates, our Plant Mechanics play a crucial role in ensuring our equipment is safe and ready for hire.

This role based at Port Lincoln will assume responsibility for the efficient and effective servicing, of our extensive range of hire equipment and machinery, ensuring exceptional customer service and a high standard of safety at all times.
 

  • Diagnose and repair mechanical faults across a variety of equipment
  • Ensure appropriate stock levels of spare parts are available
  • Maintain 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.
     

About you:

  • Trade qualifications
  • Current forklift ticket his desirable
  • Experience with petrol and diesel motors, hydraulics pneumatics and basic electrical skills
  • Effective time management and attention to detail
  • Troubleshooting, diagnostic and preventative maintenance skills
  • Your commitment to safety
     

What you’ll get in return

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

  • Monday – Friday roster, Branch operating hours are 7.00am to 4.00pm
  • 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