Water Treatment

McKay has considerable experience in the water and waste water industries, both in new construction and term maintenance. McKay’s capabilities include:

  • Electrical, automation, SCADA, and HMI design.
  • Software implementation.
  • Electrical and instrumentation installation.
  • Instrument calibration.
  • Preventative maintenance.
  • Telemetry implementation and maintenance.
  • Greenfield waste water systems.

McKay has a long term water treatment contract for the Whangarei District Council.

Street Lighting

McKay has developed specialist skills in streetlight maintenance and currently holds contracts with:

  • Whangarei District Council
  • Waikato District Council
  • Hamilton City Council
  • South Waikato District Council

McKay staff are fully conversant with the systems that asset owners use for street light maintenance. Our staff are fully trained with the use of the RAMM and SLIM system. Our technicians use Pocket PCs to input data directly into RAMM. Similarly we have a balance of registered electricians and registered linesman, to deal with the variety of streetlight faults encountered.
McKay owns specialist equipment for this work including:

  • Elevated platform trucks with 15m reach
  • Hiab truck
  • 1 x 21m JLG all-terrain platform lifter
  • 1 x ‘Ditchwitch’ cable trencher
  • Cable locators and test equipment


Dairy experience

McKay has provided electrical and control installation services to the New Zealand Dairy Industry, either directly or indirectly for many years, and is currently a preferred Fonterra supplier of electrical maintenance services for the upper North Island.

McKay’s project history includes:

  • Greenfield sites such as Fonterra Kauri and the Dairy Goat Cooperative in Hamilton
  • Heat and steam plants
  • Whey plants
  • Lactose plants
  • Separators
  • Re-automation
  • Switchboard replacement
  • Milk treatment
  • Powder plants
  • Packing lines
  • Robots

McKay has a detailed understanding of the tight time frames and specialised working environments of dairy projects.

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Security and Surveillance

McKay has the ability to supply and install security and surveillance systems across the industries.

We have been involved in security / surveillance installations and upgrades on board large marine vessels, Correction facilities, factories and projects such as the Te Matau a Pohe Bascule bridge in Whangarei.

  • CCTV, digital, analogue, fibre, DVR and remote systems
  • Security Alarms
  • Fire Alarms

Commercial Industrial

McKay has a talented team of maintenance electricians who can provide support to all aspects of Commercial and Industrial sectors. Fault finding and new installations of;

  • Changing light bulbs to large industrial motors and drives.
  • Commercial coffee machines and kitchen equipment
  • Fertiliser works to Paper and Pulp Mills to Dairy industry
  • Cranes to Lifts to automatic doors and gates