About Cornell Engineers

We’re Structural Engineering Specialists

Cornell Engineers is a modern, proactive structural engineering consultancy serving Queensland from our office in Hendra, Brisbane.

We are a team professional consulting structural engineers specialising in residential structural engineering. We have more than 20 years experience in designing and detailing new houses, house extensions, renovations and repairs.

Engineer checking drawings for ahouse
Matt Cornell checking footing drawings for a house

Our clients include

  • Architects
  • Building designers
  • Home owners
  • Builders
  • Insurance companies
  • Government departments

 

About Cornell Engineers

Cornell Engineers was established in 2003 by Matthew Cornell (RPEQ 06598).

Matt started Cornell Engineers because he wanted to make excellent value structural engineering available to everyone who needed honest, straight-forward, plain-talking engineering assistance.

Matt Cornell Structural Engineer
Matt Cornell. Structural engineer. Director of Cornell Engineer. Based in Brisbane Queensland.

Value isn’t always the cheapest price for structural engineering:

  • Value engineering is a comprehensive set of drawings that are easy to understand and easy to build from.
  • Value engineering is prompt after-sale service that backs up the initial design.
  • Value engineering is knowledge of local building practices and product availability communicated openly and honestly.

We are registered for GST as Matthew Cornell Pty Ltd (ABN 71 105 354 327). We trade as Cornell Engineers because that’s who we are and what we do!

We have worked throughout Queensland and have experience working in:

  • Brisbane
  • Gladstone
  • Rockhampton
  • Emerald
  • Mackay
  • Moranbah
  • Proserpine
  • Airlie Beach
  • Bowen

Our Services

Our services include:

  • Design, drafting and certification of:
    • new houses and units up to four storeys.
    • house extensions, house renovations and alterations
    • wall removals, floor beams and roof beams.
    • retaining walls, floor framing and wall framing.
  • Coal mine structures including sumps, conveyor gantries, modifications to CPP and train loadout facilities.
  • Industrial structures such as new portal frame sheds, gantry cranes and shed extensions.
  • Commercial structures including offices, suspended slabs and office upgrades.
  • Insurance inspections and reports on residential damage and failures including damage assessments, conditions audits, slab heave reports and drilling and coring.
  • Recommendations and specifications for repairs and rectifications.

Why You’ll Love Cornell Engineers

You’ll love Cornell Engineers because:

  • We apply our experience and local knowledge to every job so that our designs and reports are easy to use and build from.
  • We use modern communication technology so you can easily contact us when and how you need to. Contact us via video conferencing, email, telephone or in-person communications to suit your preference.
  • We offer fast turn-around times as standard on all of our projects so that your project can accelerate through the  design phase and into the construction phase.
  • We respond quickly to construction queries so that your builder can keep working.

You Need a Great Team

Our director, Matt Cornell, was a paid, on-call retained Firefighter with Queensland Fire and Rescue Service (QFRS) for 14 years until 2013. He served his community in Emerald, Gladstone and most recently Walkerston Fire Station where he advanced to the rank of Lieutenant.

In this role Matt got to see the best and worst things this life can give you; and he formed the belief that having a great team can make the difference between a good and a not so good result.

So if you are building, renovating, extending or repairing your home, office or industrial building in Queensland, get Cornell Engineers on your team.

  • We work hard to make sure your project runs smoothly.
  • We answer the phone after hours to make it easier for you to speak us; and
  • We answer your questions about our drawings and reports for no extra charge to make sure you understand the engineering requirements.

Brisbane Structural Engineers – Call NOW!!

We can’t wait to provide structural engineering support for your next project but you need to be quick.

Get a Quote or Contact Us today! We’re super keen to help!!

 We’re Cornell Engineers. We’re Brisbane structural engineers.

Residential Structural Engineers

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