James Vercoulen

Email address

+61 3 8554 7047

+61 (0)499 087 020

Hydraulic Project Engineer, Principal

Office: Melbourne

Fire Protection, Hydraulics

Starting his career in 2008 while living in Perth, James has successfully worked as Hydraulic & Fire Services Engineer across multiple states.  James’ extensive project experience reaches across many sectors including high end residential, health and aged care complexes, education facilities, theatres, public venues, industrial facilities and large scale retail. James has been responsible for the design, documentation and delivery of hydraulic systems.  He consistently provides economical and tailored solutions for a range of technical issues.  His ability to liaise with authorities to achieve timely results and positive outcomes at critical times is one of the many key traits that allow him to ensure the successful delivery of his projects. James takes a technical and logical approach to problem solving and enjoys understanding building projects in their entirety.  James is fully committed to leveraging his innovative approach, in depth knowledge, and commitment to excellence to deliver the best service possible for his clients.

What will you bring to a project

Enthusiasm, diverse experience and an open minded, out of the box approach to engineering allow me to deliver cost effective and efficient solutions to your project. I am approachable and encourage open communication to ensure the best outcome for the client and project at all times.

Outside work

Be it camping in the Grampians, 4WDriving across the Simpson Desert or hiking to Everest Base Camp, the great outdoors is James’ idea of a great trip away. James enjoys playing squash along with go karting and even the odd game of golf a go when time permits.


  • Diploma of Civil and Structural Engineering

Industry accreditations / bodies

  • Member, Association of Hydraulic Services Consultants Australia

Previous projects

Previous projects James worked on prior to joining WGE include:

  • Barry Parade Apartments, Fortitude Valley – $150 million
  • St Vincent’s Hospital, Werribee – $100 million
  • Werribee Plaza. Werribee – $400 million
  • Bendigo Theatre, Bendigo – $30 million
  • Empire Apartments, Melbourne – $100 million
  • Cranbourne Park, Cranbourne – $90 million
  • Mushroom Exchange, Nagambie – $60 million
  • Eastland Shopping Centre, Ringwood – $600 million

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