Turnkey Electrical & Automation Services

Brightwater has an in-house industrial electrical and automation team that allows us to self-execute bespoke electrical projects, through to process upgrades of legacy hardware.

Every project we undertake is based on total transparency and client collaboration at all stages of the process. As an independent integrator, we are not bound to any suppliers; therefore work with a variety of technology partners to develop the appropriate solution. This ensures we always select the best fit for purpose technology to deliver the ideal result for our clients.


With locations in Auckland, Nelson and Greymouth we provide industrial electrical / instrumentation and automation services to a wide range of industries including:

  • Infrastructure Projects
  • Defence
  • Utilities Waste Water / Water Treatment
  • Power Generation
  • Renewable Energy
  • Materials Handling
  • Dairy
  • Manufacturing


Project Management

Brightwater has a team of people including Project Managers, Project Engineers, Electricians, Instrumentation Technicians, Fitters and Planners. Our staff have worked on a wide variety of both small and large scale electrical and automation engineering projects across multiple industries. This depth of experience gives our team the ability to adapt quickly and customise our service delivery to best suit the unique requirements of a client’s project.

Our services include:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Electrical Engineering Design and Drafting
  • Procurement
  • Project Management and Construction Management
  • Construction Supervision
  • Commissioning and Training
  • On Site Electrical Maintenance & Support

Electrical Engineering Services

Our in-house electrical team provides complete end-to-end industrial electrical services from initial design through to procurement, site installation, maintenance and emergency repairs. Unlike many other industrial engineering companies, we are able to self-execute the work. Through this approach we directly control the cost, quality, safety and overall outcome of the project for the client in a collaborative approach.

Our services include:

  • Electrical Engineering Design
  • Control Panel Design
  • Instrumentation/calibration/Installation
  • High & Low Voltage Electrical Inspection & Testing
  • Power System Analysis
  • Power and Lighting Installations
  • Preventative Maintenance and Emergency Repairs


High Voltage Electrical Services

The reliability and performance of High Voltage (HV) electrical assets are critical to an operations success. We provide a full range of industrial HV services nationwide from the construction of a new installation to ongoing maintenance contracts.

Our services include:

  • Earthing Installation
  • Substation Installation
  • Installation of HV Cabling & Equipment
  • Cable Jointing
  • Switchboard Changeouts
  • HV Project Management
  • HV Inspection, Testing & Maintenance

Mobile Operations Support

Our aim is to deliver an end to end service which supports our clients through the lifecycle of their electrical assets. We provide a mobile workforce of electrical engineers and electricians who deliver scheduled maintenance programs as well as emergency repair services.

Our services include:

  • Scheduled Maintenance Planning & Support
  • Rapid Response to Repairs & Faults
  • PLC Programming & Upgrades
  • Electrical Safety Compliance Audits


Electrical Safety Audits & Risk Assessments

With constant changes to regulatory compliance, Brightwater provides peace of mind to clients through our diligence to these changing standards. We provide risk assessments studies and safety auditing services to identify hazards and recommend electrical system modifications. Additionally, we have broad experience in implementing modifications to plant floor machines and control systems to comply with machine safety requirements.

Automation Engineering Services

Our objective is to always engineer a solution that delivers the optimum outcome based on plant quality and productivity, whilst maximising energy and raw material efficiency. We are able to achieve this through a team of engineers who have a high level of capability in automation, visualisation and supervisory control (PLC & SCADA). This combined with our own internal process and instrument design (P & ID) enables our team to integrate operational data into both execution and management systems.

Our services include:

  • Functional Descriptions
  • Safety Programming – Audit & Risk Assessment
  • PLC Programming
  • Remote Management & Support Services
  • Analytical Information & Historical Data Acquisition


Our Approach to Safety

Zero Harm is a core value of Brightwater’s and the Health & Safety of our staff is paramount. Having significant experience in undertaking large and small scale projects has given Brightwater the internal structure, processes and support staff in order to create a strong Health & Safety culture and performance. All work carried out by Brightwater is done in accordance with our stringent H&S policies and monitored by our Health & Safety Advisor. Our safety record translates into lower insurance and liability rates, therefore reduced costs and risks to our clients.

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