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CASE 962 – National Practice Guidelines for the Structural Engineer of Record The purpose of these Guidelines is to give firms and their employees a guide for establishing Consulting Structural Engineering Services and to provide a basis for dealing with Clients generally, and negotiating Contracts in particular. Since the Structural Engineer of Record (SER) is normally a member of a multi-discipline design team, these Guidelines describe the relationships that customarily exist between the SER and the other team members, especially the team leader. Further, these Guidelines promote an enhanced Quality of Professional Consulting Structural Engineering Services while also providing a basis for negotiating a fair and reasonable compensation. 


This edition was updated to include information on responsibilities for drawing releases for steel mill orders and also for Guaranteed Maximum Price releases. 

Sixth Edition, 2018
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December 7, 2018

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