Building Consents Graduate

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Our Building Consent team have a crucial role in ensuring safe, compliant, and well-constructed buildings by ensuring that construction adheres to codes, safety standards and regulations.

This role will help you understand compliance (or non-compliance) with the building code and the approved building consent specifications.

Your day-to-day tasks will involve assisting with:

  • Site inspections by reviewing the consent and building work across disciplines such as building, plumbing and drainage.
  • Complaint investigation and audits with our capability team.
  • Front of house enquiries regarding building consent services.
  • Providing advice in accordance to the Building act and codes.
  • Processing of building consents.

Each rotation will provide a healthy mix of on-the-job learning, mentoring from experienced professionals and meaningful work.

At the end of the programme, you’ll also be supported in securing a permanent role within Auckland Council entities.

This role is deemed safety sensitive and in line with Auckland Council policy, you will be required to complete pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.

He kōrero mōu: About you

Our Building Consent Graduates showcase initiative, have a strong attention to detail, possess excellent customer service skills with a thirst for learning.

We welcome applications from graduates who have done either a Diploma or a Bachelor level study in the following disciplines:

  • Building Control Surveying
  • Construction Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Architecture, Architectural drafting or technology
  • Building Science
  • Engineering (Civil, Construction, Architectural)
  • Or relevant qualifications that meet regulation requirements listed here:

To be eligible to apply, you must have the following:

  • Be eligible to work in New Zealand, or be eligible to apply for a Post-Study Work Visa
  • A relevant bachelor’s or master’s degree obtained in January 2023 – January 2025
  • Have a valid NZ-restricted driver’s license with the ability to obtain a full licence by February 2025.