We continue to be available to service your electrical engineering and contractor needs. Given the ever-changing situation, we continue to put increased hygiene and protective measures in place to help keep customers and staff safe, including the latest requirements.

Industrial Automation


From the initial control system design through to final commissioning, Obrien Electrical Engineering and Contracting Ballarat is able to provide your complete Industrial Automation solution from machine safety, variable speed drives through to advanced SCADA and reporting.

Our Engineers and Technicians have a diverse background providing a range of skills encompassing most industry sectors including

  • Food & Beverage
  • Mining
  • Manufacturing
  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Water & WasteWater
  • Flour and Feed Milling
  • Agriculture

Our long and close relationships with the leading Industrial and Automation Suppliers in the country ensures that the team at O’Brien Electrical Engineering & Contractors Ballarat are always up to date, trained, and experienced with the latest trends and technology in the industry.

Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Programming

O’Brien Electrical Engineering & Contractors Ballarat have been involved in the installation and programming of Industrial PLCs for over 40 years.  Our team has experience in programming all the leading brands of PLC including:

  • Schneider (Modicon/Telemecanique)
  • Rockwell (Allan Bradley)
  • DirectAutomation (Koyo)
  • Siemens
  • Texas Instruments
  • Hitachi
  • Omron
  • Mitsubishi

O’Brien Electrical Engineering Contractors are Certified Alliance Partners with Schneider Electric.

HMI/SCADA Programming

Modern Manufacturing required more information from its processes than simple lamps and buzzers.  O’Brien Electrical Engineering & Contractors Ballarat can provide custom touchscreen and SCADA interfaces for your equipment.

Touchscreen Human Machine Interfaces (HMI’s) provide local control and monitoring of your process or machine by an operator.  They can provide setpoint control, recipe management, Alarming and trends right on the Shop floor.  Our experience team of Engineers can develop a HMI solution for your needs using industry leading brands like Schneider, Rockwell and Siemens.

Modern day SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) Systems provide not only a graphical user interface (GUI), Alarming and Trending of your Plant, but can also be the gateway between your factory equipment and high level databases and reporting systems, providing real time metrics and charts of your manufacturing processes.

O’Brien Electrical Engineering & Contractors Ballarat have Engineers Certified in the development and integration of AVEVA™ Plant SCADA (CitectSCADA) system, but are also well versed in FactoryTalk and WinCC.

Your automation process is in safe hands with the team of NER registered engineers at O’Brien Electrical Engineering & Contractors Ballarat.

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