They must also ensure that any statement of values adopted or applied in their organisation is consistent with the public sector values.
Engineers shall not affix their signatures to any plans or documents dealing with subject matter in which they lack competence, nor to any plan or document not prepared under their direction and control. Engineers shall undertake assignments only when qualified by education or experience in the specific technical fields involved.
Engineers may express publicly technical opinions that are founded upon knowledge of the facts and competence in the subject matter.
Engineers shall not aid or abet the unlawful practice of engineering by a person or firm. They promote adherence to the public sector values. Engineers having knowledge of any alleged violation of this Code shall report thereon to appropriate professional bodies and, when relevant, also to public authorities, and cooperate with the proper authorities in furnishing such information or assistance as may be required.
Clients are not required to seek bids for engineering services. The Victorian Public Sector Commission VPSC has issued codes of conduct in relation to the values and has issued standards in relation to the employment principles.
Board and Corporate Governance Director's Code of Conduct In discharging the duties and responsibilities of being a Director of the RAA, each individual must operate within the framework and structure of a collective Board.
Engineering has a direct and vital impact on the quality of life for all people.
Engineers shall not accept outside employment to the detriment of their regular work or interest. Issue public statements only in an objective and truthful manner.
As noted by the Supreme Court, "nothing in the judgment prevents NSPE and its members from attempting to influence governmental action. Preamble Engineering is an important and learned profession.