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Senior Building Surveyor

Date: 12-Aug-2019

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Step up into a Senior Role!
  • Unique, Newly Created opportunity!
  • Central Auckland location!

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Join our Building Inspections team in a new, senior role where you will be critical to the success of our service delivery across the region. 

Based in Central Auckland, we have an opportunity for an experienced inspector to take a step up into a Senior Building Inspector role. 

As a Senior Building Surveyor, you will be an integral part of the day to day business operations of the inspections team. You will be a key support to the Team Leader in a highly demanding, challenging and rapidly growing construction sector. You will assist with the allocation of workflows, technical decision making and improving the overall efficiency of the inspection process.

You will undertake a wide variety of field inspections on all building work including commercial and residential buildings to ensure building work is completed in accordance with the approved building consent.

A critical component of this role is to work with the team to coach and mentor your colleagues through the complexities of building compliance. You will have the opportunity to enhance building control performance by developing knowledge and experience through training and mentoring inspections staff.


He kōrero mōu: About you

You will have extensive experience in a regulatory-related environment this includes a high level of familiarity with relevant legislation and policies including the Building Act, RMA, LGA, and Auckland Council Bylaws. You will have sound and broad knowledge of all building-related fields, including technical knowledge of design and/or construction principles and practice. 

You will be a natural communicator with mentoring and coaching skills. You will have the ability to develop excellent relationships with customers, homeowners, developers, designers, consultants, community groups and organisations as required.

You must hold a current New Zealand drivers licence. If this exciting opportunity reflects your next career move, apply today!

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

Auckland Council is one of the largest local authorities in the South Pacific providing essential services and facilities to nearly 1.5 million people. We are dedicated to making Auckland the best place in the world to work, study, invest and enjoy an outstanding quality of life.

Applications close Monday 19th August 2019, at 10.30pm

This position is deemed a safety sensitive position and will require pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.

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.