Trades Assistant

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Erskine Park, New South Wales
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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. 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

About the role:

The Tradesperson is responsible for assisting with the safe and efficient repair, refurbishment and fit out of our extensive range of Portable Buildings. In addition to ensuring our Portable Buildings are ready for hire and providing exceptional customer service, it is essential that you demonstrate a safety-first attitude. The role is predominately based at Erskine Park however you may be required to assist from time to time with Installation and Maintenance works on customer sites.

About your responsibilities:
•    Demonstrate a safety-first attitude
•    Undertake general maintenance, carpentry works and some welding tasks as required
•    Assist with managing stock levels of consumables
•    Maintain service records
•    Demonstrate a clear and open communication with management
•    Possess a flexible approach to changes in requirements

About you: 
•    A Current Driver’s Licence and White Card (MR/HR Truck licence advantageous)
•    Forklift Licence, EWP Ticket and Working at Heights are all an advantage
•    Advanced Carpentry Skills
•    Intermediate Welding Skills
•    Effective time management, attention to detail and sound communication skills
•    A positive, can-do attitude

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)
•    Flexible working arrangements to help you balance your work life with your home life
•    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.

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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


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