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Building Approvals Officer | Residential Builder

Building Approvals Officer | Residential Builder

Job Title: Building Approvals Officer | Residential Builder
Contract Type:
Location: Australia, Melbourne
Industry: Construction
Reference: 3241580
Contact Name: Pippa Rickett
Contact Email: pippa@designandbuild.com.au
Job Published: April 13, 2021

Job Description

The Company

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with one of Victoria's leading volume builders. They are looking for an Building Approvals Officer to join their team of 3, reporting to a supportive and experienced Building Approvals Manager. This would be a great fit for someone who has previously been involved in the drafting or approvals process and would like to just focus on checking the drawings/plans. 

They have a wonderful culture which is reflected in their impressive staff tenure - people don't want to leave!

In return for your hard work you will be rewarded with a family-style team environment, a wealth of support, a genuine and caring Manager and lots of morning teas!


The Role:

  • Assessment and approval of housing design, colours palettes and garden landscape designs in accordance with Design and Siting Guidelines.
  • Liaising with builders and customer if/when plans do not meet the requirements of the guidelines.
  • Issuing approval letters to builders and landowners
  • Participating as required in builder briefing sessions on Design and Siting Guideline requirements.
  • Provide monthly reports, or as required to the Building Approvals Manager on purchaser compliance, volume of approval requests and performance against agreed KPI’s.


About You:

  • 3+ years experience with a residential developer, builder or consultancy
  • MUST be able to read residential building plans and have experience following internal guidelines
  • An understanding of subdivisions or building envelope plans would be advantageous 
  • Be comfortable working in a fast-past, admin-heavy environment. 
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills. 
  • Be a team-player 



For any questions relating to this role or other opportunities with D&B and our clients please contact Pippa Rickett on pippa@designandbuild.com.au or click apply. Your application will be treated as strictly confidential.