In 1981, Warren and Liz Smith, laid the foundation for an engineering business.

As the years passed, the WSce family extended beyond bloodlines, and today, it encompasses over 70 dedicated and skilled individuals.

Amidst our growth, we’ve deliberately preserved the close-knit, familial essence that has always defined us. Many of our team members have stood by us for years, some even decades, imparting their profound expertise to our organisation. Our unity is founded on a shared commitment to excellence and a relentless pursuit of innovation.


Our ethos is characterised by innovation, meticulous attention to detail, and a client-centric mindset.

Our collaborative approach involves cultivating strong partnerships with clients, delving deeply into their unique challenges and aspirations. By taking the time to carefully understand our client needs, we gain a comprehensive understanding of both the form and function of the facilities for which we provide services. This collaborative foundation enables us to tailor customised solutions that meets expectations, delivering tangible and impactful results.

Our unwavering commitment extends to excellence, sustainability, and community engagement. We are dedicated to creating a positive global impact, not only through our cutting-edge engineering solutions but also through our philanthropic endeavours.


Our values reflect the brand’s commitment to driving excellence in its operations, creating a foundation for trust, credibility, and long-term success.


We are driven to continually explore new ideas, technologies, and approaches to advance and improve offerings.


We embrace working together and fostering collaboration, harnessing a variety of perspectives and expertise to achieve superior results.


We uphold the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, and ethical conduct, ensuring a foundation of trust and credibility.


We foster a culture of continuous learning and growth, always striving to improve performance, efficiency, and client satisfaction.


We prioritise our client's needs to ensure their success and build long-term relationships.


We embrace accountability by taking ownership of our actions and decisions, and we ensure a commitment to delivering excellence.


We believe our employees’ experiences shape our service quality and culture, which is the vibrant personality of our business. We’re committed to embedding our cultural standards into every facet of our operations. This ongoing journey spans four transformative years, and remains a fundamental driver of our strategy and client experience.

We live and breathe three core standards

Make it happen

We embody excellence, thriving in challenging situations and delivering technically flawless solutions.

Support your team

Diversity is our strength; we leverage it to drive team success and success for our clients and the wider community.

Embrace the new & different

We harness the power of our global network and innovate with novel approaches to problem-solving, constantly pushing boundaries.


WSce demonstrates a solid commitment to the industry by actively participating in technical advisory roles, collaborating with industry, engaging in working groups to improve Australian standards and fostering community development.

Design guidelines

Co-author of Microtunnelling Design Guidelines for Sewers for the Australasian Society for Trenchless Technology (ASTT).

Contributed to the Australian Health Facility Guidelines for the Australasian Health Infrastructure Alliance (AHIA)

Co-authored and chaired the The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) Design Guide G.

Made significant contributions to Deakin University’s Water Demand initiative, which analyses potable water supply systems for optimisation.

Industry standards

Lead authors in CIBSE Cold Climates Guide design guides for buildings in extreme cold climates.

Contributed financially to support the proposed changes to AS/NZS3500.1 Water Hygiene Australian Standards.

Contributed to TAC/4/8/9 Fire Sprinkler and Hydrant Systems, to enhance fi re safety standards.

Technical advisory

Water Shedding Community of Practice Working Group -Self-Draining Floor Surfaces Subcommittee

HCAA Water Shedding Drainage Working Group

ABCB Waterproofing/Water-Shedding Technical Reference Group

ABCB Sanitary Plumbing & Drainage Pipe Sizing Technical Advisory Committee

ABCB Water Services Pipe Sizing Technical Advisory Committee

ABCB Heated Water Services Technical Reference Group

Property Council of Australia’s NSW Building Reforms & Regulations Committee

Standards Australia Stormwater Working Group 2023
Proposal for Change Water Hygiene – PFC Lead

Australian Health Facility Guidelines – Technical Advisory

International Code Council (ICC) 815 Sizing Water Distribution, Drainage and Venting Standard Consensus Committee – Voting Technical Member

American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) Working Group 99 Thermal Disinfection Heated Water Systems – Technical Engineering Advisory

Committee involvement

Committee members of the Hydraulic Consultants Association of Australasia (HCAA)

Committee members of Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) ANZ Committee Member, past ANZ Chair, and Current Treasurer

Committee members of Society of Public Health Engineers (SoPHE).

Training & education

Played a significant role in shaping the ANZ Hydraulic Services Engineering Training content. Our team also donates 12 days of pro-bono expertise to deliver part of the program.

Development of Engineers Australia Introduction to the Building Code of Australia course for the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), contributing 300 hours pro bono.