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From: email@example.com (Grahame Olney)
Subject: Re: Advantages of IEE
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Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2002 19:30:03 GMT
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Organization: EarthLink Inc. -- http://www.EarthLink.net
> Grahame Olney wrote:
> I'm constantly amazed by the
> level of pathetic engineering work I see.
> John Woodgate wrote:
> So does 'P.E.' mean 'Pathetic Engineer'?
No. That was a reference to engineering work in general.
The reason I never bothered or would bother with a P.E. certification
is that it is a effort that doesn't extend knowledge. When I want to
further my credentials, I join another graduate degree program.
If my degrees do not certify my knowledge, what hope will a fee-based
P.E. system that associates my knowledge with that of a Microsoft
Field Serviceman do? :)
P.E. is closer to "Pompous Engineer" since its a certificate only for
the sake of certification... It doesn't signify additional knowledge
only certifies that you know the same material your degrees certify.
I do understand that some contractors get the P.E. because if might
improve client relations. That's reasonable, but still nothing I
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