Engineering & Technology Committee. The Engineering & Technology Committee’s Mission. To identify and promote the development of skills and competencies necessary for effective application of engineering practices and principles to public works applications.
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To identify and promote the development of skills and competencies necessary for effective application of engineering practices and principles to public works applications.
To provide APWA members with a forum to exchange and develop ideas, information, skills, knowledge and abilities necessary to provide engineering and technological support for public works.
To encourage application of modern technologies that will assist public works agencies to better fulfill their missions.
To influence public policies that will strengthen the application of engineering principles and management of public works.
To foster ethical behavior in the application of engineering and technology based solutions in the field of public works.
Members serve as the “Center of Expertise” for Engineering and Technology within the Association, and provide input for the Board of Directors and the membership in general.
Coordination with other organizations related to Value Based Project Delivery Systems and Qualifications Based Selection (QBS).
Updating the APWA’s “Selection and Use of Engineers, Architects, and Professional Consultants – Guidelines for Public Agencies” (the “Red Book”).
Development of a position statement related to ASCE 38-02, “Standard Guidelines for the Collection and Depiction of Existing Subsurface Utility Data”.
The committee has reviewed the following APWA policy/position statements, and suggested revisions as appropriate:
Outreach to the academic community.
For all the necessary information, summaries of each month’s conference call, and contact information, visit the APWA web site at www.apwa.net and click on “Technical Committees” on the left side of the screen.