Building Made Simple

We are committed to providing our clients with high quality service, communication and workmanship.



Our Services

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Civil & Specialist Works

SJ Mitchell building can provide specialist concrete works, foundations and retaining walls. We are experienced in fuel sites, airports, bridges and all other infrastructure and civil works.

Building Repairs & Maintenance

From foundations to roofing, we do it all. We are a full service contractor, offering building repairs and maintenance services, including on-call and emergency work.

Hard Landscaping and Driveways

We can tackle all of your landscaping projects, decks, fencing, and driveways, including small excavator/earthworks. We have it covered!


General Building

With 31 years experience, we can manage any project and have a full team of sub contractors backing us up. Servicing South Canterbury, North Otago and the Mackenzie regions.

Building Reports & Project Management

We can offer a full range of building reports for pre-purchase of properties etc. Our services include project management, maintenance and building consultation.

Built to last.

End of story.

About Us

We, Deborah and Scotty are SJ Mitchell Building Ltd. As a community orientated company, we believe in supporting local and are continually supporting and sponsoring local charities, sports clubs and events, and are continuously fundraising and volunteering our time. We have three sons, 8, 16 & 21. We enjoy getting around this beautiful country in our caravan, riding the trails and seeing the sights.

We run our business on old-school core values: Quality, Safety and Communication. We will communicate with you from start to finish and complete your job in an efficient and tidy manner.

Safety is at the forefront of our business. We run a full health and safety plan, including hazard IDs'/JSAs'. We have the qualifications to complete your project, including Current STMS, Working at Heights, Confined Space, and EWP.


Our Qualifications

We have undergone a large range of training/qualifications to ensure that we have the flexibility, skills and knowledge to complete every project with confidence.

  • NZ Cert in Carpentry
  • NZ Cert in Concrete Construction
  • NZ Cert in Bridge Inspection
  • NZ Cert in Bridge Scour and Protection
  • Licensed Building Practitioner
  • Class 2 Heavy Traffic License
  • Class 4 Heavy Traffic License
  • Forklift OSH Endorsement
  • First Aid
  • Frontline Leadership
  • Leadership Communication
  • Time Management/Managing Conflict
  • Transpower Substation Inducted
  • Rigging, Slinging and Lifting
  • Current STMS
  • Competent Heavy Machine Operator
  • WTR Endorsement
  • Control & Management of Spills
  • Advanced Height Safety
  • Elevated Work Platforms
  • Fall Arrest Systems
  • Chainsaw Operation
  • Concrete Saw Operation

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