Need a book? Engineering books recommendations...

Return to index: [Subject] [Thread] [Date] [Author]

Re: EIT - Engineer

[Subject Prev][Subject Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
List,
As we have self-governing associations up here, some
tend to pursue quite diligently people who do not have
the right to use the term engineer.  I believe the fine
for a first time offence is $2500.00 Can.
Gary

On 27 Sep 2004 at 12:32, Jordan Truesdell, PE wrote:

> I don't see why not. He has clearly identified himself as an EIT, and
> his title in the company is likely to be "Engineer."I suspect Engineer
> I or II is on the billing invoice as well. He doesn't appear to be
> advertising engineering services to the general public. 
> 
> I know of only one location (in Canada) where the courts have upheld
> laws which prevent an individual from using the word engineer as a
> title without having been registered as a Professional Engineer (or
> the local equivalent). Everywhere else, Microsoft (via their MCSE
> program and their pack of lawyers) has proven that "engineer" is not a
> restricted title.
> 
> At 01:20 PM 9/27/2004 +0000, you wrote:
> 
>     A letter-report documenting a site visit to observe the existing
>     condition of some buildings and provide some recommendations for
>     repairs was sent out by a structural engineering firm to a
>     Building Management Company that represents a condominium
>     association. The letter was signed by a person that apparently is
>     an EIT and also by the Professional Engineer in charge of the
>     engineering company as:
> 
> 
> 
>     John Doe, E.I.T., Engineer
> 
>     Joe Dove, P.E., President
> 
> 
> 
>     Is there anything wrong with the above ?, Is the EIT person
>     allowed to use the word Engineer ?,
> 
>     Is the Professional Engineer in some manner responsible for not
>     letting the letter go out with the word Engineer next to the EIT
>     signature ?
> 
> 
> 
>     Please comment to the above in regard to the regulations the Board
>     of Engineers have with the use of the word "Engineer" for someone
>     that is not yet licensed as a Professional Engineer.
> 
> 
> 
>     pedro r. muñoz
> 
>     PRMeng(--nospam--at)att.net
> 
> 
> Jordan Truesdell, PE ******* ****** ******* ******** ******* *******
> ******* *** * Read list FAQ at: http://www.seaint.org/list_FAQ.asp * *
> This email was sent to you via Structural Engineers * Association of
> Southern California (SEAOSC) server. To * subscribe (no fee) or
> UnSubscribe, please go to: * * http://www.seaint.org/sealist1.asp * *
> Questions to seaint-ad(--nospam--at)seaint.org. Remember, any email you * send to
> the list is public domain and may be re-posted * without your
> permission. Make sure you visit our web * site at:
> http://www.seaint.org ******* ****** ****** ****** ******* ******
> ****** ******** 



******* ****** ******* ******** ******* ******* ******* ***
*   Read list FAQ at: http://www.seaint.org/list_FAQ.asp
* 
*   This email was sent to you via Structural Engineers 
*   Association of Southern California (SEAOSC) server. To 
*   subscribe (no fee) or UnSubscribe, please go to:
*
*   http://www.seaint.org/sealist1.asp
*
*   Questions to seaint-ad(--nospam--at)seaint.org. Remember, any email you 
*   send to the list is public domain and may be re-posted 
*   without your permission. Make sure you visit our web 
*   site at: http://www.seaint.org 
******* ****** ****** ****** ******* ****** ****** ********