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it's now or never

By jelica26 Dec 05, 2013 260 Words
Case Analysis “R.E Construction: It’s now or never”

A. Situationer
Background
The fact in this case raise some of the most fundamental questions concerning the manner in which engineering firms engage in the practice of profession.

Problem Statement
The problem in this case is the manner Engineer A seal plans that has not been prepared by him or which he has not checked and reviewed in detail

Problem Analysis
Because of the size of the organization and the large number of projects being designed at any one time, Engineer A affixes his seal to a documents he have not give a detailed review or checked.

B. Assumptions
Insufficient number of Engineers that have authority to seal and sign the documents

C. Alternative Course of Action
Professional Engineer may ethically seal all the documents they prepared and assume legal responsibility only for that in which he possesses understanding and cognizance. Engineers may accept assignment and assume responsibility for coordination of an entire project and sign and seal engineering documents for the entire project, provide that each technical segment is signed and sealed only by the qualified engineers who prepared the segment.

D. Recommendation
Engineer A or the chief Engineer shall give a detailed review and check the design of the project and plans prepared by his registered engineer. Professional engineer that work under the supervision of Chief Engineer may also seal and sign their prepared documents as long as they have a proper orientation and training. May consider hiring additional Chief Engineer that will sign and seal reviewed documents.

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