Development Engineer

Date: 11-Jan-2023

Location: Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


He angitūtanga: The opportunity 
Auckland Council’s Regulatory Engineering department plays a critical role supporting land and housing development across Auckland. This includes ensuring that new infrastructure meets local and national standards and delivers good outcomes for our city and our environment. As a Development Engineer, you will apply your technical skills and experience to engineering aspects of Pre-application, Building Consents, Resource Consents, Engineering approvals, inspection including vesting of public assets and 224c process by Council to see the developments through from design to construction and completion. 


You’ll be providing engineering advice on development, building consents, engineering approvals, and infrastructure works. You will ensure the delivery of a customer focussed processing service for engineering assessments and related approvals, which are consistent with Council’s codes of practice, engineering and infrastructure design standards and other relevant frameworks. You’ll also be involved in the processing and issuing of engineering plan approvals, inspections, resource, and building consents specialist input and vesting of infrastructure assets and specialist engineering support for regulatory compliance teams.


He kōrero mōu: About you
A successful candidate will ideally have experience in:

  • Tertiary qualification in Civil or environmental engineering
  • Have at least three years of relevant engineering (Civil/Environmental) experience.
  • You have an understanding and knowledge of the Resource Management Act, District/Regional Plans, Building Act and Local Government Act. 
  • You’ll also have experience in project management and/or design of subdivision and land development activities. 
  • Knowledge of the local government environment would also be highly advantageous. 
  • As you’ll be joining a collaborative team environment, you’ll be a strong communicator. 


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer
As a Development Engineer with Auckland Council, you’ll be working on some of Auckland’s largest developments and will be working collaboratively with a team of experts and designers to deliver high-quality consent applications and buildings for all Aucklanders. Our division facilitates a wide range of development projects, from nationally significant infrastructure projects to houses, apartment buildings, and shopping centres.

We offer flexible working arrangements, competitive salaries, and varied learning and career progression opportunities across the wider Council group. You’ll be joining a team of dedicated and respected experts working collaboratively across the region to contribute to Auckland’s growth and development. We are committed to diversity, have a culture built on trust and valuing individual contributions, and are driven to provide the right outcomes for our customers and our environment.

Ehara taku toa, he takitahi, he toa takitini My success is not mine alone, but the success of many.

Tono Mai: Apply Now!
You can find the position description here:
Applications close: Tuesday 31st January 2023

You’ll also have access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits, including discounted Leisure Centre membership and a range of other partnership discounts!


Our employer Kiwisaver contribution is additional to base salary offered.
Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.


Auckland Council strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.