• Had enough of the tools but still want to work in construction?

  • Bring your building knowledge and join a meaningful organisation with a purpose

  • Contribute to making houses of lower income homeowners warmer and drier 


Mō te tūnga | About the role

This is a rewarding role, joining EECA’s Warmer Kiwi Homes team, which delivers a government programme providing insulation and heating grants to lower income homeowners.

In this role you will:

  • Assist the Warmer Kiwi Homes team, auditors and Installers with technical queries and ensuring best practice is followed
  • Review completed insulation and heat pump installations for compliance with NZS4246 and related standards
  • Provide day-to-day relationship management of EECA’s external auditors, to ensure quality audits of installations are undertaken in a timely manner
  • Oversee Installer audit responses, to ensure timely resolution of corrective actions
  • Identify and investigate quality compliance issues, recommend and provide information for follow-up actions
  • Use your on site experience to assist develop and improve the effectiveness of Warmer Kiwi Homes delivery

He kōrero mōu | Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • A working knowledge of quality assurance processes
  • Solid understanding of residential construction methods and terminology
  • Excellent interpersonal skills


In addition, this role may suit someone who has worked in the insulation industry.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What we offer

An important opportunity to join a government agency with a strong focus on delivery, to do meaningful work with motivated people that has a tangible impact on the lives of New Zealanders.  

  • Free medical insurance through Southern Cross
  • Access to a well-utilised social club
  • An excellent working environment – with a dynamic work culture.

Mō mātou | About us

EECA’s mission is to mobilise New Zealanders to be world leaders in clean and clever energy use. We are Te Tari Tiaki Pūngao – Guardian of the energy. This means we have a responsibility to ensure that all of New Zealand recognises that the energy we save now will be an asset to our future, in a multitude of ways. Our desired outcome is a sustainable energy system that supports the prosperity and well-being of current and future generations.

In order to get there, key strategic objectives are:

  • Energy efficiency first
  • Empower energy users
  • Accelerate renewable energy

You can read more about what who we are at Who we are - About EECA | EECA(external link)

Tono ināianei | Apply now

All applications must be sent by email, and include a CV and Cover Letter to Caishar Haribhai-Thompson at careers@eeca.govt.nzApplications Close: 11.59pm on Sunday 26 May 2024.

Please note: We will be reviewing applications after the closing date and will be in touch as early as possible about status of your application.