December 2010

Special Report: Plant Design and Engineering

Viewpoint: Project engineering—myth and reality

Today, the term project engineer is used in a very wide spectrum in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) industry. Starting from an assistant to the project manager, engineering manager..

Moulik, S., MWKellog

Today, the term project engineer is used in a very wide spectrum in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) industry. Starting from an assistant to the project manager, engineering manager or construction manager; these terms are also considered a project engineer. An engineer is designated as the project engineer at any point in time during the project—this is a myth. The correct definition of a project engineer, and the roles and responsibilities of the position, will be described in greater detail. What is project engineering? Normally, engineers graduate from engineering schools and universities as single-discipline engineers. After graduation, they take positions ba

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