At WT our Defence team provide an independent national multi-disciplinary approach which recognises and adapts to changing delivery models. We pride ourselves in providing proactive advice to ensure unnecessary costs are eliminated and best value is provided within the agreed budget and timeframe.

Our Defence team has extensive recent experience including working on:

Cost Management is the core discipline of our business. We have over 60 years’ experience in providing independent cost advice that is specifically designed to help our clients make informed decisions. We understand the specification requirements associated with a wide range of building types ensuring that cost and risk is considered.

Pre Design

  • Initial Business Case Support Services

Design Stage Services

  • Cost Planning
  • Tender Stage Cost Estimating
  • Cost Engineering of Building Engineering Services
  • First Principle Cost Estimating of Civil Infrastructure
  • Value Engineering
  • Probabilistic Cost Estimating
  • Whole of Life (WOL)
  • Net Personnel & Operating Costs (NPOC)
  • Constructability, Risk and Value Management Reviews
  • PWC Hearings

Delivery Stage Services

  • Trade based Cost Plans
  • Bills of Quantities
  • Bid and Tender Evaluation
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Progress Claim Valuations
  • Claims Analysis
  • Contract Variations
  • Final Accounts
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Cost Verification Audits
Our Sustainability team provide independent, commercial solutions to Defence’s ‘Green’ challenges whilst ensuring that we share Defence’s vision.  We have extensive recent experience as Independent Commissioning Agents (including building pressure testing) on the $1b Moorebank Unit Relocation project.

We work collaboratively and can seamlessly integrate our services with other WT service offerings.

Our team provides advice on the condition of assets and facilities and the approach to their efficient management whilst ensuring that our Client’s imperatives are the primary focus.
We provide a comprehensive service in establishing and implementing Facilities Management (FM) strategies that are linked to the Clients key business objectives whilst ensuring that any funds spent on building maintenance are seen to return the best possible value.
We have acted in Client side and Bidder side roles on circa $20B of Public Private Partnership projects helping our Clients achieve the best commercial outcome. We offer multifaceted advisory services including commercial bid support, government advisory, Lender’s Technical Advisor (LTA), independent reviewer and financier’s certifier.
Our Project Delivery team act as the Owner’s representative to protect the Client’s and project’s goals. We provide independent cost control of projects during the construction phase through independent advice, monitoring and assurance of compliance.

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