Brightwater is a multi-disciplined engineering company operating across multiple industry sectors throughout New Zealand. We have branches in Nelson, Auckland and Greymouth.

We undertake a variety of challenging and interesting work for our clients, providing a complete range of industrial engineering services from engineering design through to machining, fabrication, blast and paint, electrical & automation and site works.

 

~People are our Greatest Asset~

 

At Brightwater Engineering we truly believe that our people are our greatest asset. We want hard workers but also believe you should have the time to play hard too, and understand that flexibility is important. We are a family oriented business and encourage spending time with your family or any of your other interests. However if overtime is an incentive and you’re motivated to get ahead, we’ve got that covered too.

We constantly provide opportunities for our staff to upskill and grow within the business.

We are always on the lookout for enthusiastic, motivated tradesmen and engineers and will post specific vacancies below.

If you can’t see a suitable vacancy but think you’d be a good fit for Brightwater Engineering, then why not email us a copy of your CV and we can keep you in mind should something arise.

Vacancies

Fitter / Welder – Nelson


May 16, 2022

Fitter / Welder – Nelson

We are looking for highly skilled and experienced Fitter / Welders to help us drive improvements and growth.  We are willing to pay extremely attractive rates, sign on and relocation packages for the right people. If you believe you can tick the below boxes, get in touch to discuss the exciting career opportunities as part of the Brightwater team.

  • Hard Working
  • Commitment to safety
  • A good fit within our great team
  • Quality driven
  • Solution focussed
  • Proven experience with a broad range of fitting skills
  • Relevant Trade Qualification 
  • Ability to gain necessary welding tickets
  • Available to travel

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Fault finding and diagnostic skills
  • Inspecting and servicing equipment
  • Fabrication, welding, site maintenance, site installs, breakdowns & callouts.

You must be physically fit with the ability to pass a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol test.

How to apply:

Send your CV and Cover Letter to charlotte.bidlake@brightwater.co.nz 

Applicants will only be considered and acknowledged where they have a New Zealand or Australian passport.

Industrial Electricians – Auckland


Apr 14, 2022

Industrial Electricians – Auckland

  • Auckland based but prepared to travel for site based work
  • High Voltage (HV), Industrial Experience preferred
  • NZ registered with current practicing license

Our Electrical team manage the execution of all on-site electrical project work including installation and maintenance. Working on a broad range of activities you will work closely with other in-house project delivery and engineering disciplines including mechanical and civil trades along with Electrical Engineers and project managers. We offer interesting work with long standing key clients and competitive wages with penal rates. The successful candidates will possess skills in the following areas:

  • Demonstrated practical knowledge of health and safety
  • New Zealand registered Electrician, with current practicing license
  • 5+ years of Industrial or High Voltage experience preferred
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve onsite as required
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strength both technically and practically to execute and deliver project, installation and maintenance work to the expectation of all stakeholders
  • Hold a current NZ driver’s license

We are looking for people that excel on a construction/industrial site and understand the dynamics of working within a project/construction team.  You will be physically fit with the ability to pass a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol test.

How to apply:

Send your CV to charlotte.bidlake@brightwater.co.nz

Applicants will only be acknowledged where they have the immigration status to legally live and work in New Zealand and have a current NZ electrical practicing licence or able to gain one immediately  

Heavy Fabricators and Fitters – Auckland


Apr 14, 2022

Heavy Fabricators and Fitters – Auckland

We are looking for highly skilled and experienced Fabricators and Fitters to help us drive improvements and growth in our Auckland Operations. We are willing to pay extremely attractive rates, sign on and relocation packages for the right people. If you believe you can tick the below boxes, get in touch to discuss the exciting career opportunities as part of the Brightwater team.

  • Hard Working
  • Commitment to safety
  • A good fit within our great team
  • Skilled Fabricator or Fitter
  • Quality Driven
  • Solution Focussed
  • Proven experience running successful workshop jobs an advantage
  • Heavy Fabrication Level 4 qualified or significant experience

This role offers an exciting opportunity to grow your skills and further career progression at Brightwaters Auckland division as we continue to expand this operation.

About Us:

Brightwater Engineering has an established and expanding operation in Auckland. We have a unique proposition to the market providing both mechanical and electrical services to industry. With branches and employment opportunities in Nelson, Greymouth and Auckland our facilities include large well equipped workshop facilities, mechanical and electrical in-house design, Project management and delivery. The work we do is varied and interesting with many established clients throughout New Zealand and a high degree of repeat business.

Brightwater Engineering has a strong focus on the Health and Safety of its people.

How to apply:

Send your CV to charlotte.bidlake@brightwater.co.nz

Applicants will only be acknowledged where they have the immigration status to legally live and work in New Zealand