Adventure Tourism Design
Civil Engineering
Earthquake Assessments
Geotechnical Engineering
Soil Testing
Stormwater Design
Structural Engineering
Wastewater Design

Employment Opportunities at DB Consulting Engineers


Any current vacancies for Engineering positions in Taupo, Waikato, Thames/Coromandel, Auckland or the Bay of Plenty will be listed here. If there are no current vacancies listed please contact us with your CV so that we can keep your details on file for any future positions.

Positions Available

  • Taupo based
  • Be supported to grow your career
  • Residential, commercial and light industrial design


Learn from the best. Enjoy variety of design & drawing. We offer a genuine lifestyle focus for our fun-loving team.


What we offer

Our people are our focus and we pride ourselves on living our values of family, learning, fun and honesty.  We truly look out for one another to achieve the best for our clients and support our people in their development.  Based in beautiful Taupo we encourage our people to get active outdoors and support community and environmental initiatives.  We invite you to join our welcoming, social team that genuinely enjoys each other’s company.



DB Consulting Engineers has earned a reputation as one of NZ’s leading structural and civil engineering consultancies offering design work nationwide and on-site engineering services in Taupo (Head Office), Waikato, Thames/Coromandel, Auckland & Bay of Plenty.  We are seeing strong demand for structural design work, which is why we need you!


The Role

Based in our head office you’ll be part of our multi-disciplinary team including structural, civil and geotechnical engineers.  With a focus on residential, commercial and light industrial development your work will include designs and drawings using timber, steel, blockwork and concrete design.  You’ll benefit from having a dedicated mentor to support your professional development as well as working with our wider team offering exposure to seismic assessment, complexity and geotechnical engineering.



With a minimum of 2 years structural engineering experience under your belt including design, drafting and site work you’ll have proven ability for managing a whole job from scope to final document, including being:

  • An effective communicator with all stakeholders confident to pick up the phone to clarify and record a clear job scope
  • Able to read and create drawings in AutoCAD or by hand
  • Confident completing your assigned design work independently seeking advice as needed
  • Experienced at producing a Structural Report, and
  • Familiar with completing Producer Statements


Priding yourself on your productivity and ability to deliver economical designs to fulfil our clients’ needs you’ll enjoy the satisfaction of delivering quality work on time.  To be successful in this position you will be familiar with working in a fast paced, high volume environment, comfortable prioritising conflicting priorities, thinking on your feet and skilful at managing your time effectively.


It is essential that you offer:

  • Bachelor of Engineering Degree – Washington Accord preferred
  • Knowledge of NZ local authorities and building standards, in particular NZS 3604 and NZS 1170
  • Full, clean, manual driver’s licence
  • Health and Safety focus


To apply please send your CV, cover letter and academic transcript to

Online Payments

DB Consulting Engineers Online Credit Card Payment facility now available. Please go to our Payments Page to make a credit card payment. Your invoice number will be required.
There is a 2.5% surcharge for payments by credit card.


0800 23 22 66