Wilson Builders are looking to employ new team members. We have positions available for a qualified carpenter and an experienced apprentice.

We are a small but growing building company who takes pride in completing high quality building projects in Dunedin and surrounding areas. We are passionate about the building process, the finished outcome and endeavour to maximise options for our clients, that promote the inhabitants health and comfort. We continually look for ways we can inform our clients of building methods that will give them a higher build standard based on their budget. We strive to deliver exceptional customer service within a great team culture.


We would love to hear from you if:

  • You have a passion for building and do so to a high standard.
  • You care about others and are motivated to go the extra mile for your customers and work mates.
  • You have an interest in new building technologies and are keen to challenge the status quo.


You need to be:

  • A team player who approaches tasks with enthusiasm and a good attitude.
  • Passionate and committed to contributing to excellence in the business.
  • Honest and reliable.
  • Able to naturally show initiative and are solution focused.
  • Punctual and organised.
  • Presentable and be able to uphold the company's professional image.


We require you to have:

Qualified Carpenter:

  • The ability to work unsupervised, be able to organise yourself and set clear instructions for others.
  • Knowledge in residential construction and have confidence in your quality of work.
  • A Trade Certificate in Carpentry or equivalent and be a registered Licenced Building Practitioner, or be willing to become registered.
  • NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Experienced apprentice:

  • The ability to work unsupervised for some jobs and to organise yourself.
  • Knowledge in residential construction and have confidence in your quality of work.
  • Motivated to progress your career in the building industry.
  • NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

We offer competitive rates reflective of ability and experience

If this sounds like you we would love to talk! Please apply by emailing a recent CV including the following information to

  • Your full name, current residential address, phone numbers and email address
  • Details of your experience, qualifications and other relevant information.
  • 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).
  • Two relevant recent references (written or contact details).
  • Your availability details.
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