Prompt Engineering was established in 2009 by Michael Young with his son Thomas, in a joint venture with computer software development company Alltraders. Michael is a chartered engineer with over 35 years’ experience. The group identified an opportunity to provide a ‘prompt’ engineering service at a competitive price, utilising custom designed systems that apply advanced technology solutions to our engineering to deliver results efficiently and effectively to clients every time.

We have built our reputation on providing fast, cost-effective engineering solutions with the added advantage of a team of talented professionals with extensive residential and commercial market experience, who work closely with clients to offer solutions. We have a long established track record of delivering projects within budget and to schedule, and are renowned for our customised service.



The Prompt Engineering team of over 35 professionals includes civil, structural and geotechnical engineers, specialist engineering consultants and a dedicated support team. Our engineers have extensive experience working in Australia and overseas and are experts in the Perth residential and commercial market.

We promote a proactive attitude toward solving problems and focus on providing a positive and supportive working environment. Our engineers are committed to achieving results and continuously striving to improve the level of performance in the market.

Prompt ‘people’ are our best asset and we have created a unique culture that strives to support, encourage and involve our team in the company’s vision. Our successes are recognised and celebrated as a team and we believe that our core values have contributed to having the dedicated team that makes up Prompt. This philosophy carries through to our clients which is why our clients say we are good people to work with.

Michael Young

BEng, CPEng, Reg Builder WA

With decades of proven expertise across a diverse range of projects, Michael has been an integral part of the structural engineering industry in WA and a pioneer in his field. Michael’s technical experience as an engineer specialising in residential, Class 2 buildings and small commercial projects is highly regarded, and his ability to motivate professionals to continuously strive for engineering excellence is his key to success.

Michael’s extensive history as a chartered engineer, registered builder and business owner has led him to be associated with some 300,000 houses and buildings in WA.

In addition to my Michael’s engineering and building qualifications, he is also a licensed commercial helicopter and commercial fixed wing pilot with a class 1 instrument rating, and has been flying since 1977.

Chris Pirie

Director / Business
Development Manager

Chris has been a prominent part of the building industry in WA for the past 20 years and has extensive knowledge of all facets of geotechnical engineering and residential construction. Chris’ technical knowledge is considered the best in the business and his broad area of expertise allows Prompt to provide the tailored service to clients which is considered our point of difference in the WA market.

 With years of experience managing geotechnical and site divisions of major Structural Engineering companies, as well as working for prominent WA Builders, Chris has the ability to solve the most challenging of problems and is dedicated to providing the most cost-effective solutions that ensures our clients achieve results every time.

Wilson Hui

Director / Engineering Manager / CEO
BEng (Hons), MIEAus

Wilson has extensive experience with a wide range of residential and commercial projects in Australia and Asia, specialising in single and multi-storey building design, modular design, reinforced concrete, steel, timber, masonry and rammed earth structures.

Wilson’s dedication to the engineering discipline is represented through his ability to consistently deliver technical expertise across a diverse range of projects with finesse and professionalism and his strong focus on client relationships drives the engineering team to provide a tailored service throughout the project process.

Wilson has a wealth of technical knowledge and a desire to push the boundaries of his profession, he will make an impact in the structural engineering industry in Australia for many years to come.