Communication, Control & Instrumentation

Smart, future-proofed systems to support your digital transformation. Our Communications, Control & Instrumentation team specialise in systems design, from design architecture through to physical deployment. We have a strong technology focus and are dedicated to delivering reliable, futureproofed systems.

If your business is ready for a digital transformation process, then we can provide a roadmap to take you from old to new. Our team are more than electrical engineers; they’re tech-advanced, tech-aware designers, with the knowledge and experience to transform your infrastructure.

Communications, Control & Instrumentation services include:

Communications System Design

  • Communications strategy and risk analysis
  • Technical roadmaps and development frameworks
  • Business case development for communication investment
  • Research studies, tendering services, and equipment recommendations
  • Communication system architecture,  equipment specification and procurement management
  • Radio planning and microwave path analysis
  • Design and optimisation for fixed linking and land mobile networks
  • Legacy data network design
  • Hardened ethernet networks and substation network design
  • Fibre optic design and implementation management
  • Low latency high reliability tele-protection systems design
  • Voice telephony systems
  • Site selection and repeater site development
  • Coordination of equipment co-location and site sub-lease
  • Communication system commissioning and testing
  • System fault investigation and analysis
  • End-user training

Control & Automation

  • Control system architecture design
  • SCADA concepts and user requirement specifications
  • Control system upgrades
  • PLC specification and procurement
  • PLC programming to IEC standards
  • Site implementation, testing and commissioning
  • HMI interfaces
  • Bench testing
  • End user training
  • Documentation and code review


Westpower House
390 Blenheim Road
PO Box 6138,
Christchurch 8442,
New Zealand

P +64 3 335 1100


Technology House
Level 4
86 Victoria Street,
Wellington 6011,
New Zealand

P +64 3 335 1100


Level 1, Suite 3
27 Gillies Ave,
Auckland 1023,
New Zealand

P +64 9 300 3530