Operating Since 1979
Brightwater started in 1979 as a small fabrication workshop with five employees and has grown to provide bespoke engineering solutions, industrial installation services and maintenance, fabrication and manufactured products to a number of sectors including Quarry, Industrial Energy, Water Treatment, Dairy, Forestry, Coal and Structural upgrades.
Today, Brightwater is a privately owned company with over 150 staff in three locations (Nelson, Greymouth and Auckland), operating throughout New Zealand and in selected industries in Australia. At Brightwater, we have an innovative, smart yet practical, can do and safe approach to the industries we serve.
Employment and Training
Brightwater may not be the biggest engineering company in New Zealand but we are definitely one of the most interesting! We are a diverse company operating in many sectors. Through this diversity we are able to offer opportunities for our staff who are exposed to a myriad of experiences, all of which positively enhance their chosen careers.
We encourage staff to continue training throughout their career with Brightwater. Regular Health & Safety training is undertaken as well as professional development education. We offer several trade apprenticeships and are proud to have produced some of the top tradespeople in the region through this apprenticeship programme.
For more information on working at Brightwater please visit our careers section.