Careers with KOA

Every member of our team plays an integral part in our overall reputation. We pride ourselves in staying ahead in the industry, and assist our staff with continual professional development to ensure they are at the cutting edge. We’re always on the lookout for bright talent with the right skills to fit our team, and are not averse to creating roles for exceptional people.

If you’re interested in joining a progressive team, email KOA with your CV.  



KOA are currently looking for all levels of qualified Engineers for our Palmerston North and Wellington offices who have the following to offer:

  • Creativity
  • Ability to think critically with excellent problem solving skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Ability to work with a team with diverse skills, backgrounds and abilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical people
  • Time management skills
  • Excellent technical, IT and analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • A good working knowledge of construction methods, materials and legal regulations in NZ
  • Ability to maintain and develop business relationships with clients

In turn KOA can offer you;

  • Opportunities for professional and personal growth
  • Opportunities to work on a diverse range of structural projects across New Zealand including commercial, residential, light to medium industrial developments, educational and health facilities, seismic assessments and strengthening
  • Career development with technical and professional mentoring from experienced structural, civil engineers and managers
  • Competitive salary
  • A nationwide company
  • A great team atmosphere



Our ideal candidate would hold a diploma (minimum of 5 years experience) appropriate to the above and demonstrate a knowledge of:

  • Light framed timber construction
  • Domestic/light commercial steel construction
  • Simple foundations
  • Civil works
  • Specification draughting
  • Draughting (Revit)
  • New Zealand codes and standards

Please send your CV and a covering letter to 







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