PHILIPPINE INSTITUTE OF CIVIL ENGINEERS SINGAPORE CHAPTER

PICE International Charter I-05
Registry of Societies (ROS) Singapore UEN: T14SS0035D

Objective

Guided by the goals of the Institute, the primary objectives of PICE (SINGAPORE) are:
  • Maintain Recognition from Singapore Authorities– to maintain status with the Singapore’s Registry of Societies (ROS) and other relevant Authorities in compliance with Singapore’s Laws and Statutes.
  • Collaboration with Singapore Engineering Societies – to establish linkage and collaboration with the Institution of Engineers Singapore (IES) and other professional organizations on areas of professional development and recognition of members.
  • Professional Advancement – to assist members on their application as PICE Specialist and assistance to registration in international cross border practice such as ASEAN and APEC Engineer.
  • Continuing Education, Seminars and Field Trips – to expose the members to current trends, events and places that are relevant to their professional development.
  • Leadership & Work Ethics Seminars – these seminars aims to develop the members’ skills not only the technical aspects but also more importantly the professional values. The group shall conduct series of lectures that shall focus more on leadership and work attitude.
  • Annual Dinner & Gatherings – to accommodate events such as official visits from the National Officers, Christmas Party, Barbecue Party & General Assembly.
  • Sports Development – to implement Annual Sportsfest among the members, promoting physical fitness and camaraderie.
  • Newsletter& Publications – to create publication materials such as annual reports; newsletters & directory that promote recognition to the members of the group.
  • Board Examinations – to collaborate with the Professional Regulations Commission (PRC), in the execution a Civil Engineering Board Examinations here in Singapore.
  • Renewal of PRC License - to assist members in the renewal of their PRC license and other concerns relating to the Institute.

Code of Ethics

Fundamental Principles

Civil engineers uphold and advance the integrity, honor and dignity of the civil engineering profession by:

1. using their knowledge and skill for the enhancement of human welfare and the environment;

2. being honest and impartial and serving with fidelity the public, their employers/employees and clients;

3. striving to increase the competence and prestige of the civil engineering profession; and

4. supporting the professional and technical societies of their disciplines.

Fundamental Canons

1. Civil Engineers shall hold paramount the safety, health and welfare of the public and shall strive to comply with the principles of sustainable development in the performance of their duties.

2. Civil Engineers shall perform services only in areas of their competence.

3. Civil Engineers shall issue public statements only in an objective and truthful manner.

4. Civil Engineers shall act in professional matters for each employer or client as faithful agents or trustees, and shall avoid conflicts of interest.

5. Civil Engineers shall build their professional reputation on the merit of their services and shall not compete unfairly with others.

6. Civil Engineers shall act in such a manner as to uphold and enhance the honor, integrity, and dignity of the civil engineering profession.

7. Civil Engineers shall continue their professional development throughout their careers, and shall provide opportunities for the professional development of those civil engineers under their supervision.

Adopted in September 2001 as part of the Manual of Professional Practice for Civil Engineers published by the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers.