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Construction covers a range of activities so vast it makes composing a single all-encompassing definition of construction a bit of a challenge. The construction process itself represents a network of transactions that can be as complex as the project being undertaken. In national income accounts, construction appears twice - first as a component of capital formation and second as one of the major industries. In the Annual Survey of the Philippine Business and Industry, a construction establishment is defined in the context of a contractor. Yet, these definitions fall short in giving a comprehensive picture of the actual total contribution of construction to production and income, underscoring the construction industry’s enormous diversity: it is large in size; dispersed by geography and product-type; dependent on labor, materials and other inputs which are also widely used by other producing sectors; and associated with numerous auxiliary industries.
Industrial engineers find ways to eliminate wastefulness in production processes. They devise efficient ways to use workers, machines, materials, information, and energy to make a product or provide a service.
A Quality Assurance Engineer designs and executes product testing in order to identify and fix products’ flaws before they go to market.
Carpenters are skilled craftsmen who work in the construction industry fabricating primarily wood constructions; from the entire framework of a building to ornate woodwork on stairs and trim. Some carpenters pre-fabricate cabinets and other structures in shops or factories while others work on construction sites, cutting, joining, and installing structural elements. Many specialize in one aspect of construction. Carpenters working as independent contractors, however, have the ability to work on a wide range of projects.
A network engineer, also known as network architect, designs and implements computer networks. Unlike network administrators, who perform day-to-day support, the network engineer focuses on high-level design and planning.
An Architect is a licensed professional trained in the art and science of building design. He/She provides a wide variety of professional services to individuals and organizations planning a construction project.
Drafters use software to convert the designs of engineers and architects into technical drawings. Most workers specialize in architectural, civil, electrical, or mechanical drafting and use technical drawings to help design everything from microchips to skyscrapers.
A Mechanical Engineer designs, creates, and improves systems and machinery that is used for domestic, public and industrial purposes. He possesses the following qualifications and credentials to practice this challenging profession which requires education and skills that span a broad range of technical, social, environmental, and economic problems.
Professional Chemical Engineering service shall embrace services in the form of consultation, investigation, estimation, and/or valuation, planning, preparation of feasibility studies, designing, preparation of specifications, supervision of installation and operation including quality management of industrial plants and chemical (process) industries.
The practice of Civil Engineering shall embrace services in the form of consultation, design, preparation of plans, specifications, estimates, erection, installation and supervision of the construction of buildings and physical infrastructures, including demolition and retrofitting.
Sanitary Engineering is the recommended engineering course in our modern times. Sanitary Engineers address public health issues arising from the raid growth population, and to mitigate the worsening environment problems.
Lays out, positions, and secures parts and assemblies according to specifications, using straightedge, combination square, calipers, and ruler. Tack-welds or welds components and assemblies, using electric, gas, arc, or other welding equipment. Cutting and joining of metal products with the use of gas flame, electric arc, thermite compound and other methods. Melts lead bar, wire, or scrap to add lead to joint or to extrude melted scrap into reusable form.
A woodworker is someone who builds a variety of products, such as cabinets (cabinetmaker) and furniture (furniture finisher) that are made out of wood and synthetic wood materials. Woodworkers can also be called carpenters.
Defining and enhancing the built environment, Landscape Architects design the environment in a scientific, aesthetic and orderly manner in coordination with all allied services, systems and processes necessary in order to enhance and safeguard life, health, and property, and the promotion and enrichment of the quality of life.Landscape Architects design the environment with sound ecological basis and considerations to promote the conservation and preservation of natural resources and eco-systems.
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