Category: Jobs & Profession

The invitation of contractor to tender for civil/mechanical/electrical etc works is usually performed by either of three methods and subsequently results in the selection of appropriate contractor: [1] OPEN TENDERING ( by advertising for competitive tenders ) Details of the proposed project are advertised in the local or trade publications. The......

The importance of the construction industry in national development cannot be overemphasized considering the fact that at least 50% of the investments in various development plans is primarily in construction. It is the next employer of labour after agriculture in underdeveloped countries, about 10% of the labour force. In developed countries,......

Unethical behavior of an engineer is not necessary the same as negligent behavior, though the two maybe closely related in some situations. Negligence is not commonly associated with technical inability, but rather with carelessness. There are several other ethical issues that engineers may face. Some have to do with technical practice,......

A fundamental mechanism for ensuring professionalism is a code of ethics. A professional code of ethic is a statement of principles by which the practitioner may calibrate his or her personal attitude and conduct. Codes are framework upon which professions are built and written to guide behavior. Generally, the first duty......