The Resident Engineer—A Member of the Construction Team

by Eugene F. Casey, Mason & Hanger-Silas Mason Co, New York, NY, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: The Role of the Resident Engineer


The paper discusses the prime concern of a resident engineer, namely, seeing to it that the structure built is in accordance with the plans and specifications and that the work is carried out in a proper manner. In order to ensure that his task will be successful, the resident engineer must be part of the construction team consisting of himself, his staff and the contractor. He must be a contributing member of the team by offering recommendations, advice and suggestions to the contractor. He must make certain that each member of his staff applies the same standards in the inspection of the work.

Subject Headings: Construction management | Contractors and subcontractors | Standards and codes | Inspection | Industries | Personnel management | Team building | Leadership

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