Paul Cotterell

Email address

+61 03 8554 7072

+61 (0)421 404 681

Mechanical Project Engineer

Office: Melbourne


Paul’s expertise is in the provision of mechanical engineering and project co-ordination for commercial, retail, residential and healthcare projects including feasibility and due diligence phases for projects.

Paul’s experience includes property and site technical audits, mechanical design, refurbishments, essential services, contractor management, operational trouble-shoots and services upgrades. Paul also provides services input into town planning, feasibility, design and construction phases of projects. Experience covers mechanical, electrical, fire and hydraulic services.

What will you bring to a project

I enjoy providing full project support to my clients and engineering solutions to suit their needs. I also provide an experienced point of view to the project and with that approach can protect and support the client in relation to complicated project issues.

Outside work

Paul is married and has a daughter called Lucy.

Paul is an avid tennis player and is still playing competition regularly. Other hobbies include golf, fishing and improving his garden.


  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical), Monash University

Industry accreditations / bodies

  • Registered Building Practitioner EM 1311(Victoria)

Previous projects

Owen Dixon Chambers Extension,Knox Private Hospital,250 Spencer StreetA 4500m2 6 storey extension to an existing 20,000m2 occupied office building that is owned by Barristers Chambers Limited.,A $ 45 Million hospital extension including new 60 Bed Ward, Imaging Areas, Supply and Kitchen facilities.,A $ 500 Million residential, retail and hotel precinct including the new Ritz Carlton Hotel.

Client testimonials

We have worked with Paul Cotterell, our original and key contact at Wood & Grieve Engineers, on a number of projects and held him in high regard.

Their proposal stood out for its thoroughness and perceptiveness. The representatives presenting all appeared excellent in their field of expertise and it was an outstanding presentation.

Importantly, those presenting were also those remaining as the key operatives on each of the engineering elements.

In addition they have worked extremely well with our architects, GrayPuksand, in all respects including the integration of the documentation on the Revit 3D CAD system.

This has not been an easy project and as we approach the completion of the project we can only be thankful that we made the choice we did. They understood our needs as a client, which are by no means standard, they understood the working building environment, they were responsive and produced excellent outcomes for us.

Their capacity or skill was not vital not only in the design but also in the negotiation with authorities as is always crucial in achieving the desired outcome.

We are expecting to complete the project on time and within budget and part of the credit for that result must rest with them.

Edwin Gill, Barristers' Chambers Limited