The Role and Efficacy of Consulting Engineers in Construction
A Consulting Engineer is a person who with his high engineering qualifications specialised background, and wide experience, can plan, design, supervise and help in undertaking maintenance of any type of structure according to the needs of the client. Besides this, simple definition lies a plethora of parameters.
This article gives a snug indication of these parameters such as qualities, functions, selection, availability, career prospects and future outlook, which ultimately decide the role and efficacy of consulting engineers.
Each project has a specific mission or purpose to be achieved within a specified period and specified cost. To attain these, six parameters are needed to be strictly evaluated. These are: size, complexity, quality, productivity, completion time and cost. The planning, controlling and implementation of these parameters reflect the final outcome and it is in here that a consulting engineer can make a lasting contribution depending on his skill, experience and expertise.