There was a mixed reaction to my previous article titled “A Civil Engineering Technologist is not a Civil Engineer here is Why.” As expected there were more people disagreeing with my view than those who agreed with my view. Those who disagreed made a few assumptions about my intentions with the article and I would like to use this article to respond to those assumptions.
Engineers are more important than Technologist/Technicians
This is far from the truth I believe Technologists/Technicians have a very important role to play in the life cycle of any project.
The different categories are elitist and discriminatory
These categories in my view are meant to be an indicator of areas you likely to have a strong affinity in and areas you are likely to have a shortfall in based on your training.
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