New Zealand Carpenters and Joiners

roofer ,carpenter working on roof structure at construction site

Migration Associates’ strategic partner New Zealand Skills in Demand are seeking qualified Carpenters and Joiners for roles across New Zealand.

They are looking for both permanent and temporary positions, for jobs all over New Zealand. Opportunities are on-going and start dates are flexible – New Zealand Skills In Demand will provide you with relocation advice including visas, shipping, banking, money transfer and support before you arrive in New Zealand. 

If you are interested, take a look at the latest roles shown below, read more about what is required of a New Zealand Carpenter, and fill out our free initial visa evaluation form.


Latest Carpenter positions


New Zealand Carpenters and Joiners - job overview

New Zealand Carpenters and Joiners construct, erect, install, renovate and repair structures and fixtures made of wood, plywood, wallboard and other materials, and cut, shape and fit timber parts to form structures and fittings.

Tasks that you will be required to do are the following:  

  • studying drawings and specifications to determine materials required, dimensions and installation procedures

  • ordering and selecting timbers and materials, and preparing layouts

  • cutting materials, and assembling and nailing cut and shaped parts

  • erecting framework and roof framing, laying sub-flooring and floorboards and verifying trueness of structures

  • nailing fascia panels, sheathing roofs, and fitting exterior wall cladding and door and window frames

  • assembling prepared wood to form structures and fittings ready to install

  • cutting wood joints

  • may construct concrete formwork

  • may repair existing fittings

  • may work with plastic laminates, perspex and metals

Qualifications and Work Experience Required
Applicants must have a trade qualification and/or three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications.

Apply Now
If you can carry out the tasks listed above and meet the qualification and work experience requirements, please complete our free initial NZ visa evaluation and upload your CV. Once completed one of our Licensed Immigration Advisers will be in touch with you and we will forward your details to a Candidate Manager from New Zealand Skills in Demand.


Take the free visa evaluation form

If you are interested in living in working in New Zealand, fill out our New Zealand free initial visa evaluation form so our advisers can assess your eligibility for a visa. It’s the first step towards moving to New Zealand.


Keep up to date, on the go

We regularly post tips, advice, news and interesting articles about life in New Zealand across our social media pages and blog. To keep up to date whilst on the go follow our blog, or our FacebookTwitter, or Pinterest accounts.