Civil Structural Inspector (Auckland / Northland)

At GRIT Engineering, we are driven to understanding our client’s issues or challenges and provide smart, practical and fit for purpose solutions for every Engineering & Asset Management problem (smart, safe, sustainable, durable, economic, you name it). Our team are all about adding value in their areas of expertise and walk the talk every time.


As the Civil Structural Inspector, you will assist with all asset management and durability projects. There will be plenty of opportunities to work with local and remote teams to deliver an extensive range of Infrastructure, Industrial and Oil & Gas projects.

You ‘own the challenge’ and are not afraid to get stuck in.

On top of this, you will:

  • Carry out condition assessments, surveys, and written reports.
  • Carry out independent quality control inspections and/or construction monitoring.
  • Write specifications.
  • Produce Quality Assurance documentation.
  • Work with Leads to develop maintenance and repair scopes, estimates, and resource requirements.


Our team are an awesome collaborative group that are passionate about the work they do. They deliver more than expected and put heart into everything they do.

We are on the lookout for a highly competent, adaptable and reliable Civil Structural Inspector who:

  • Has a minimum of 3+ years’ proven working experience with assessing and repairing aging and deteriorated concrete and steel structures.
  • Has knowledge and experience with protective coatings application, inspection, assessment and repairs. Ideally NACE 1 / 2 / 3 certified. Training will be provided to progress to NACE 3.
  • Can physically carry out the work. A large proportion of GRIT’s project work is on live sites and work can be in confined spaces, at height or in physically challenging locations. Confined space and working at height experience and qualifications would be beneficial.
  • Has strong communication skills with excellent verbal and written English.
  • Is a great relationship builder and team player.
  • Has excellent organisational skills.
  • Is proficient using Microsoft operating system including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, OneDrive etc.
  • Has a sense of humor, an appetite for fun and a laugh along the way.
  • Has a Current Driver License – GRIT team members must be able to drive themselves to sites as part of their roles.


When you work at GRIT, you will be part of a fun, unique and diverse team and have an opportunity to develop and grow faster in a small business with corporate skills and capabilities.

You will also have access to:

• Office location in Marsden Point, Northland or Ponsonby, Auckland.

• A flexible working environment around family and life commitments.

• Annual team day.

• Phone and laptop for work and private use.

• Vehicle [where required] for travel.

• Health insurance.

• Our free Employee Assistance Program for all staff.


Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you have what it takes to be part of GRIT? Click on the Apply button and submit your CV and cover letter, now. Tell us about yourself and what you will bring to GRIT – we are ready to be impressed.

Please note, no overseas candidates will be considered unless there is a current residence visa or New Zealand/ Australian citizenship in place.