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Construction Engineer

         Careers with Orkney

We are a tight-knit team who work on renovations, alterations, and new builds across the Wellington region, working on construction, roofing and painting jobs. We take great pride in what we do and strongly believe that people come before profits. These people-first family values sit at the top of the pecking order and as such, are honoured in all interactions with clients, sub-trades, suppliers, contractors, and staff.  


Please read on to find out more about what we offer our employees, and what we require and would expect from you as a potential team member. If your values and vision for the future align with ours, we would love to hear from you.


Send us your CV and cover letter here, along with your answers to the following questions:



Why do you want to join the Orkney team?


Tell us how you provide exceptional customer service and why you believe that working with us would

be good for everyone (you, us and our clients)


Why are you are leaving your current employment?


Please provide two relevant recent references (written or contact details)


Please state your availability

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O  F  F  E  R

  • Opportunities to further your career. We look for opportunities to build on the strengths within individual team members

  • A remuneration package that reflects your experience and qualifications

  • A wide range of interesting projects

  • Branded company clothing

  • A financial contribution towards quality wet weather gear

  • Personal protection equipment provided as required

  • Work boots bi-annually as required

  • Phone plan (depending on position)

  • Company vehicle (depending on position)

  • A paid day off on your birthday

  • A great team environment 


R  E  Q  U  I  R  E

  • That you have previous experience in the role you're applying for

  • That you are passionate about building/roofing/painting to high standards that surpass what is considered the 'norm' in this industry

  • You are English speaking and/or hold a current NZ Work Visa

  • That you hold a full NZ driver’s licence​ (especially for building roles)

  • That you have a great attitude; are honest, reliable, punctual and organised, as well as being presentable and able to uphold the company’s professional image

  • That you are interested in new building/roofing/painting technologies

  • That you are a team player who approaches tasks with enthusiasm and take responsibility for your own decisions

  • That you care about others and are motivated to go the extra mile for our clients and your workmates

  • That you have the ability to use smartphone apps for workplace efficiency

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         Current Vacancies

No vacancies at present but please check back again soon!

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