Meet the experts at Urban Metalworks, Geelong

Jamie Cockerell – Sole Owner, Founder, Manager, Project Consultant & Estimator

Jamie has been involved in the metal fabrication industry for over 15 years.
His primary expertise and involvement started in metal cladding and façades, including design, fabrication and engineering consultation.

Following the growth of Architectural Panel Systems Australia, Jamie has since created Urban Metalwork as a flow-on business.

Jamie has been responsible for the design, fabrication, estimating and involvement of some of the country’s largest and most well-known projects for metal cladding and façades.

Jamie has a creative, unique and strong business mindset, with a focus on niche industries where he has developed long-term relationships with repeat clients across the country from all industries.

Responsible for the initial consultations and designs partnered with designer Mihai Bacrau, Jamie is also our head estimator, project manager and consultant for all projects.

His number one goal is customer satisfaction, building a relationship and ensuring people are happy and willing to recommend Urban Metalwork for their quality, expertise and creative, individual designs.

Ashley Cockerell – Head Sheetmetal Fabricator

Ashley has been involved in the metalworking and fabrication industry for over 10 years, starting off primarily as a metal fabricator, specialising in façades and cladding.

Over the years, Ashley has been promoted to project manager and lead fabricator of all our major projects.

Ashley has been involved in the fabrication process and organisation of some of the largest and most prestigious projects in the country.

His skills lie in organisation, management and fabrication processes.

At any one time, from job to job, Ashley can manage 10 staff who assist him in the successful completion of all projects.

Danny Megee – Architectural Metalwork – Head Fabricator

Danny is a boiler maker and fabricator who has been involved in the Industry for 20 plus years.

His skills are well suited to working with high end, difficult metals which can be a big challenge.

Commonly, Danny is welding & soldering metals such as Copper, Brass, Bronze, VM Zinc and more.

He is a unique talent and has a solution and answer for almost everything.

These skills and experience allow us to tackle the most detailed and tricky projects that other’s cannot, or will not attempt.

His quality of work and knowledge speaks for itself.

Jason Jarrett – Architectural Metalwork – Head Fabricator

Jason is a long time Metalworking Fabricator who’s been involved in the Industry for a long time.

His expertise & skills are based around high end, intricate Architectural Metalwork.

Jason is extremely capable, and specialises in welding  metals such as Stainless Steel, Aluminium, Copper Alloys and more.

Anything which requires a high end finish for Architectural purposes, Jason is perfectly suited to this kind of work.

His fussy, attention to detail and passion for the industry is what helps set our quality aside from the rest.

Jason likes to tackle the one off jobs, which require a lot of detail, thought and high quality finishes.

A large amount of the work Jason takes on with Urban Metalwork + Design Studio is work that other fabricators are not interested in, whether it’s too difficult, they don’t have the knowledge or they don’t have the right staff to complete these types of jobs in a satisfactory way.


Nadeem Mughal – CAD Designer & Product Development

Nadeem is a mechanical engineer with over 10 years experience in product design, development and innovative manufacturing.

His skills and expertise lie in product design and development of sheetmetal parts, metal fabricated items and machinery design, all of which are 3 important and crucial sections within the Urban Metalwork company.

Nadeem is in charge of a complete mechanical workshop, fully equipped with various types of CNC machinery.

This gives Nadeem not only the technical and literal knowledge, but also the added benefits of hands on and physical knowledge of the products and machinery.

Another skill Nadeem has is “Reverse Engineering” (3D scanned data into finished models)

AutoCAD drafting is where Nadeem’s strongest skillset becomes apparent, with dedication to the finest details, accuracy, precision and speed.

Nadeem has worked as the lead CAD designer at many reputable EPC companies.

A creative and unique personality reflects strongly in Nadeem’s work and product development.

From outside the box thinking, to hand sketched-concepts, illustrated drawings, 3D artistry, renders and finally manufacturing drawings and engineering, Nadeem’s skills allow him to turn our own, and our clients ideas into a reality through each step of the design and manufacturing process.

Nadeem loves a challenge and this is what keeps him motivated. With daily tasks of creating and thinking up new designs and ideas – there is no challenge or design concept Nadeem won’t attempt.

Creating one-off, unique and individual masterpieces is the driving factor behind Nadeem’s success.

Solomon & Jude – Brochures, Advertising & Marketing Content

Solomon & Jude specialise in graphic design, branding, marketing and content management.

With a wealth of knowledge in this industry, all brochures and content developed at Urban Metalwork & Design Studio has been completed by the “Sritz Team”  Solomon & Jude.

Solomon & Jude are in charge of keeping Urban Metalwork’s promotional and advertising material up to date, fresh & relevant.

Urban Metalwork & Design Studio are constantly developing and launching new product, materials, services and more.

To promote this is extremely important to our business, this is where Solomon & Jude of the “Sritz Team” come in to play.


If you would like our team to work with you on your next indoor or outdoor space, please contact us.