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Architectural Designer/Technician required for role as Building Consent Officer

Advertiser: Dunedin City CouncilMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
2 Dec 2019
Location
Otago, Dunedin
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Design & Architecture, Other
Dunedin is an amazing place to live and work, and if you were to ask anyone living here, they'll tell you that there's something indescribably special about our city. It's small enough to feel like you're part of a community, but big enough to ensure that there's always something going on. From the great outdoors to arts, culture and education, all within 10 minutes of the city centre. Dunedin has so much to offer, so why not come and feel just how special it is?
Architectural Designer/Technician required for role as Building Consent Officer

Dunedin is experiencing the biggest growth in its economy and the heart of this is a construction boom with large projects by the University and the build of the new Dunedin Hospital. In addition, our heritage buildings are being revitalised, commercial buildings are being upgraded and earthquake strengthening projects are underway.

As a Building Consent Officer, you will be primarily responsible for ensuring that building consents are processed and granted in accordance with the Building Act and Regulations. This includes multi-disciplinary aspects of building design, such as building construction, plumbing and drainage, fire safety and accessibility. To be successful in this role, you will ideally have many of the following:

  • a design qualification and a minimum of 5 years’ design experience (minimum 12 months experience on New Zealand projects)
  • an attention to detail and accuracy when interpreting building plans 
  • ability to problem solve and adapt to changing customer requirements
  • effective communication skills, verbally and in writing
  • ability to balance customer service within a regulatory framework.

You must hold or attain within 3 years of role commencement an appropriate NZQA qualification as per regulation 18 of the Building (Accreditation of Building Consent Authorities) Regulations 2006. Where the Council funds the training of the appropriate qualification, you will be financially bonded for two years post attainment.

If you want to be part of this exciting future, this is your chance to join a motivated, supportive team, in one of the worlds great small cities.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Applications close Monday, 9th December 2019.

Dunedin is experiencing the biggest growth in its economy and the heart of this is a construction boom with large projects by the University and the build of the new Dunedin Hospital. In addition, our heritage buildings are being revitalised, commercial buildings are being upgraded and earthquake strengthening projects are underway.

As a Building Consent Officer, you will be primarily responsible for ensuring that building consents are processed and granted in accordance with the Building Act and Regulations. This includes multi-disciplinary aspects of building design, such as building construction, plumbing and drainage, fire safety and accessibility. To be successful in this role, you will ideally have many of the following:

  • a design qualification and a minimum of 5 years’ design experience (minimum 12 months experience on New Zealand projects)
  • an attention to detail and accuracy when interpreting building plans 
  • ability to problem solve and adapt to changing customer requirements
  • effective communication skills, verbally and in writing
  • ability to balance customer service within a regulatory framework.

You must hold or attain within 3 years of role commencement an appropriate NZQA qualification as per regulation 18 of the Building (Accreditation of Building Consent Authorities) Regulations 2006. Where the Council funds the training of the appropriate qualification, you will be financially bonded for two years post attainment.

If you want to be part of this exciting future, this is your chance to join a motivated, supportive team, in one of the worlds great small cities.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Applications close Monday, 9th December 2019.

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