Our Work

At WGE we are passionate about delivering strong and proactive engineering services. We’re specialists in all disciplines from civil to acoustics and sustainability and have extensive experience in a range of sectors such as health & aged care, retail and sports, culture & the arts.

Within the industry we are abreast of new opportunities. Opportunities to transform, to innovate and to reimagine the way we do business. We use advanced Building Information Modelling (BIM) and modular construction techniques to continue to push the boundaries of design on our projects.

This section provides links to each of our engineering disciplines and sector focuses, where you will find more information, key contacts and exciting projects.

Disciplines

  • Acoustics

    Noise in a building can seriously affect the interactions within and around that space. At work, noise can affect our productivity. At play, noise can affect our ability to unwind, rest and relax. At WGE Acoustics, noise is what we know best. Read more

  • Audio-visual

    AV systems use various types of video and audio equipment to ultimately deliver a required message or content to a target audience. Read more

  • Civil

    It’s more than just turning dirt. Civil engineering is one of the oldest engineering disciplines in the world and WGE have been practicing it for well over 50 years. Read more

  • Electrical

    Electricity is something most of us take for granted. We don’t ever really think about it, until of course, we don’t have it. At WGE we think differently. Read more

  • Fire Engineering

    Building fires cause millions of dollars of damage each year. The two major causes are electrical fault and human error. That’s why the Fire Engineering team at WGE take their job very seriously. Read more

  • Fire Protection

    We give you peace of mind. Whether you’re building a football stadium, a tunnel or a commercial building, protecting people in the event of fire, is an absolute priority. Read more

  • Hydraulics

    Buildings are complex structures requiring the skills of many engineering disciplines. Yet there’s one discipline that’s vital to keeping the whole building operational and the people in that building healthy – hydraulics. Read more

  • Mechanical

    It's about comfort not mechanics. We get the solution right from the outset.There really is no project too challenging or too demanding. We thrive on challenges! Read more

  • Property Asset Management

    There are plenty of engineering consultants out there willing to give advice. But how do you know if it’s the right advice or even the best advice? You look for a team with a great track record and who are highly recommended like the WGE Property Asset Management team. Read more

  • Specialist Lighting

    There’s no doubt that lighting affects the ambience of a building and its surrounds. A great ambience makes for a positive experience and happy people. That’s why it’s important to consider the WGE Specialist Lighting team before you start work on your next project. Read more

  • Structural

    It’s about your vision – we think beyond the structure. Every great design requires a great structural engineering team behind it. No matter how large, complex or unusual your project may be, the hallmarks of a great structural consultant are the ability to deliver innovative, commercially viable and highly buildable solutions. Read more

  • Sustainability

    It’s no longer an option to be sustainable, it’s an expectation. That’s why the companies serious about doing the best they can for the environment are turning to the WGE Sustainability team. Read more

  • Underground Power Design

    It’s more than just power. We’re experts at telecommunications and NBN services, urban lighting, solar power lighting, power generation, infrastructure master planning and so much more. Read more

  • Vertical Transportation

    Getting people from A to Z. Whether it’s a lift or an escalator at a school, retail precinct, commercial building or a hospital, there’s nothing our specialist VT team hasn’t tackled. Read more

Sectors

  • Commercial

    Outstanding commercial buildings require an outstanding design and construction team to make your vision a reality. That’s why many of Australia’s developers work with the WGE commercial engineering team on their projects. Read more

  • Education

    There’s a transformation happening in the world of learning and education. It’s no longer just about cultivating enquiring minds. It’s about providing a learning environment where the world’s social and environmental problems can be solved. That’s where our education specialists at WGE come in. Read more

  • Health & Aged Care

    Caring for the sick and the elderly is something that all Australian’s aspire to do well and with compassion. State of the art facilities backed by state of the art design enables health professionals to do their job well and give optimal care. That’s why WGE are the first choice for health and aged care projects. Read more

  • Hospitality

    Behind the finer things in life, there’s a fine engineering company like WGE. Whether you’re enjoying the beautiful facilities of a five star hotel or an exquisite meal at your favourite restaurant, chances are one of our engineers is behind it all. Read more

  • Industrial

    Behind every industrial complex is a highly industrious engineering team. From Perth to Sydney and everywhere in between, WGE has been the powerhouse behind many of the countries industrial sites. Read more

  • Infrastructure

    Behind every exceptional city and town there’s an exceptional engineering team that built the infrastructure to service it. While the fruits of our efforts are often buried, our impacts are tangible. Read more

  • Land Development

    Land development is what we do very well at WGE. In fact, we’ve been partnering with Australia’s largest private and public land developers on hundreds of projects since we first opened our doors in 1961. Read more

  • Residential

    Places to go, things to do, people to see. The modern lifestyle is a busy one indeed. That’s why, at the end of the day, people and families seek a sanctuary in their home. And that’s why residential developers choose WGE Residential as their engineering team. Read more

  • Retail

    Building a successful retail shopping centre that will attract the best tenants and high traffic is a highly complex job. That’s why many of Australia’s leading developers, such as AMP, Colonial First State and Stockland, choose the WGE Retail engineering team. Read more

  • Sports, Culture & the Arts

    We’re a nation that loves our downtime. If we’re not at home entertaining family and friends, we’re out entertaining ourselves watching our favourite football team or visiting the latest art exhibition. Entertainment is what Australians do well and it’s what WGE love to do. Read more

  • Technology

    Modern business relies on the ability to reliably retrieve, store, aggregate and disseminate data to service customers and make solid strategic, forward-thinking decisions. It’s the engineering behind this technology that keeps the wheels of industry turning. That’s why WGE have put together a team of experts specialising in technology. Read more

BIM & Modular Construction

Technological advances in the construction industry are creating opportunities for WGE. Opportunities to transform, innovate and reimagine the way we do business. Building Information Modelling (BIM) and modular construction are two significant advances that are changing the design process and the speed of construction. WGE are at the forefront of these technologies, shaping the way we use them in our industry. Click below to read more about our knowledge and experiences.

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News & Articles

News January 23, 2017

Tips for going with a geothermal air conditioning solution

Geothermal air conditioning systems are becoming a popular choice for new developments as they provide a more energy efficient result   than traditional air cooled systems. WGE’s Alex Deluca says that geothermal systems offer a read more »

News January 12, 2017

Subsurface Utility Engineering – upgrading the standards

Rob Sansbury, WGE’s National Underground Utility Manager, is working with Standards Australia and Engineers Australia to improve the approach to the management of underground utilities like gas, water and electricity. One of the key read more »

News January 09, 2017

WGE working to achieve new standards for residential air conditioning

Air conditioning is vital for ensuring homes are comfortable for residents – especially given the extremes of the Australian climate. Though there are currently best practice guidelines in place for air conditioning suppliers and read more »