Signing Off on Work
You are the engineer responsible for the design of a project. A subcontractor has completed the design drawings, but you feel that there are some shortcomings in the drawings. Your division manager and the government representative, while conceding that the drawings are not completely accurate, are pressuring you to sign the drawings because failure to meet the budget milestone will jeopardize the entire project. They have assured you that the corrections can be made during project construction. What should you do?
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"Signing Off on Work"
Online Ethics Center for Engineering
National Academy of Engineering
Accessed: Monday, May 20, 2013