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Work of the different team members

3.1       Professional Engineer

The engineering work of a professional engineer is characterised by:

(a)     the application of a significant range of fundamental principles, enabling the development and application of new technologies, the promotion of advanced designs and design methods, the introduction of new and innovative production techniques and construction concepts;
(b)     the pioneering of new engineering services and management methods;
(c)     advanced design, research and field engineering;
(d)     the management of high levels of risk associated with engineering processes, systems, equipment, and infrastructure; and
(e)     activities that are essentially intellectual in nature, requiring discretion and judgement

3.2       Professional Engineering Technologist

The engineering work of a professional engineering technologist is characterised by:

(a)     the application of current engineering technology;

(b)     the management and operation of technology based engineering solutions and processes;

(c)     the introduction of known engineering services and management methods;

(d)     the management of the implementation of broadly defined engineering projects and the routine maintenance of engineering infrastructure;  and

(e)     the management of moderate levels of risks associated with engineering processes, systems, equipment and infrastructure.

3.3       Professional Certificated Engineer

The engineering work of a professional certificated engineer is characterised by:

(a)     the application of current engineering technology;

(b)     the management and operation of technology based engineering solutions and processes;

(c)     the introduction of known engineering services and management methods;

(d)     the management of the implementation of broadly defined engineering projects and the routine maintenance of engineering infrastructure;  and

(e)     the management of moderate to high levels of risk associated with engineering processes, systems, equipment and infrastructure;

in specific contexts relating to persons working in factories, mines and on ships as certificated persons appointed in terms of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993, the Mine Health and Safety Act, 1996 and the Merchant Shipping Act, 1951.

 

3.4       Professional Engineering Technician

The engineering work of a professional engineering technician is characterised by:

 

(a)     the application of established procedures, practices, standards and codes of practice in support of engineering activities;

(b)     the management and operation of routine engineering operations and processes;

(c)     the implementation of standard engineering systems and solutions;

(d)     management of the implementation of straightforward and simple engineering projects and the routine maintenance of engineering infrastructure; and

(e)     the management of relatively low levels of risk associated with engineering processes, systems, equipment and infrastructure.

3.5       Artisans

The engineering work of an engineering artisan is characterised by:

  1. carrying out tests and experiments
  2. providing technical support to users of computer hardware and software
  3. fabricating, repairing and maintaining metal, wood, glass and textile products
  4. repairing and maintaining motor vehicles, aircraft, marine craft and electrical and electronic machines and equipment
  5. constructing, repairing, fitting-out and finishing buildings and other structures
  6. operating printing and binding equipment
  7. operating chemical, gas, petroleum and power generation equipment
  8. providing technical assistance for the production, recording and broadcasting of artistic performances

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