The Professional Interview Questions

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Questions applicable to Section B of the Essay as at 1.1.2001
Code of Ethics Questions The main purpose of these questions is to manifest professionalism of a candidate. A candidate should have gained some understanding of the Professional Code of Ethics and conduct before entering for the Professional Interview. The questions selected by the Examiners may be expected to be familiar. 6. A candidate would be expected to demonstrate :(a) That he has thought sufficiently about the role of the engineer in the society vis-à-vis his professional Code of Ethics. (b) That he can write in clear and concise manner that is intelligible to laymen. Candidate would be expected to answer only 1 question out of 2 selected by the Examiners from among the 15 questions listed below:1. Discuss the dilemma engineers face in balancing capital expenditure versus optimum design for efficient operations and maintenance, bearing in mind the impact of capital expenditure on the engineer’s fees. Technological and economic efficiencies in providing service to the public are the expected benefits from the privatisation of public utilities companies in Malaysia. Discuss with examples whether the technological benefits of privatisation have been achieved. Are the present safety practices of your industry adequate? What steps do you consider should be taken by the industry to address the present situation? The manifestation of professionalism among engineers occurs through their interactions with other segments of the society, which can be viewed essentially as an exercise in group dynamics. In this regard, the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) is...