Why coates hire

If you enjoy working with people who are practical, put your safety first, and that truly believe every customer matters, then Coates Hire is the place for you.

We are a strong and successful iconic Australian company, and we offer opportunity generated by our exciting business strategy.

We look to recruit the very best people and we have a strong track record in growing our own talent into more senior roles within our company. The attractive pay and benefits are only part of the story.

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Our recruitment process

Our hire process revolves around the premise of selecting people based on merit. We give all applicants the opportunity to give us information on why they believe they could successfully perform a job and become part of the Coates Hire team.

Generally all job applicants are asked to complete an online application and will then participate in a telephone interview.

Shortlisted applicants would then have a face to face interview with the recruiting manager followed by reference checking. Depending on the role being applied for, applicants may also be asked to participate in other selection activities, such as assessments and/or background checks.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete a medical including drug and alcohol screening (arranged and paid for by Coates Hire).

If you are successul in being appointed to a role, we will initially make you a verbal offer, followed by a formal letter confirming the offer and the details of the role. The letter will include information on accepting the offer and the details of the role.

The entire process is confidential and we keep applicants informed of the next steps throughout the selection process.

Call 1800 774 507 to speak to one of our recruitment specialists today

Vicky Katsiris
Group manager -HR Service
02 9701 3329 or 0418 193 695

Dawn Porou
Recruitment Specialist
08 9475 8029 or 0409 606 886

Justyn Griffin
Recruitment Specialist
02 9701 3325 or 0408 563 404

Kath Power
Recruitment Specialist
07 3299 9749 or 0409 686 521
Sarah Oakes
Recruitment Specialist 
02 9701 3485 or 0409 097 259

Sarah Nour
Recruitment Specialist 
02 9701 3486 or 0457 611 753

Our Values

who we are

At Coates Hire we believe that our people are the foundation of our success. We employ more than 2,400 great people in Australia & Indonesia, across a diverse range of occupations.

Coates Hire is the largest equipment hire company in Australia & one of the largest globally.  Want to join a market leading company? Let's make it happen.

Care Deeply
Always put safety above all

  • Behave safety first
  • Respect our people, customrs & community first
  • Go above & beyond

Act with integrity
Be honourable and ethical in all your interactions

  • Be honest and ethical
  • Do the right thing
  • Build trust
  • Comply with the code of conduct

Own it
Be accountable individually and as a team to achieve success

  • Be agile & follow through
  • Collaborate & communicate
  • Be decisive & act
  • Be accountable
Determined to win
Be courageous, go hard and chase every opportunity

  • Be relentlessly focused
  • Strive for excellence
  • Leverage our capability
  • Tackle every challenge


Diversity at Coates Hire


Coates Hire is an equal opportunity employer, which respects the individual. Diversity and inclusion is core to our culture. We are committed to increasing our diversity across the workforce and at leadership levels.

You can view our public WGEA reports here

Women and men are encouraged to apply for all current vacancies.