- The technical students asked to be professional in executing their work
- They have been asked to abide by instructions and discipline in order to excel in future
- The career guidance for the students was meant to prepare them once they complete their courses
By Metedio Iceta
Moyo– The officials from Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers (UIPE) in West Nile region in Partnership Moyo technical Institute have encouraged the Students of Moyo Technical Institute on Safety while executing their duties after studies.
Speaking to the students during career guidance and mentorship programme at Moyo technical institute on Saturday under the theme: “What next after this stage of qualification?”
Eng George Olega, the cooperate member Uganda Institution of professional Engineers West Nile region (UIPE) and the Maracha District Engineer said the Safety and hazard issues remains a matter of concern during work.
“Every trend you are taking is very important and stop undermining any profession in Technical aspects. All the courses work together none is less important one course cannot do without others.”
Some of the students attending the career guidance. Photo by Metedio Iceta.
He cautioned them to desist from always thinking about money without performing their duties outside in the community.
“New things are coming be ready to learn them all. Time will come we shall not use bricks what will you do? And it is better to be able to also learn from the workmates and quality all come about the material used and workmanship initiated.”
Mr John Roggers Matovu, the UNRA representative from Moyo station said technicians help engineers with planning and designing the construction work for civil projects like building highways and bridges.
“During implementation of projects technicians inspects projects meet sites and evaluate contractors works to ensure that projects meet design specification and requirements,” he said.
He said: “Technicians also identify problems with design plans, find solutions and document all project activities by writing reports and keeping detailed note. Technicians need good math skills, critical thinking skills, ability to prioritized and work under deadlines and ability for monitoring progress on a project.”
Eng John Anguyo, the Environmental Engineer Volunteering with Yumbe in Water department, said the students should observe discipline.
He added: “In any thing you do all depends on accuracy and Competency. It is always better to show out integrity for purpose of togetherness with core principles of technical of mission above all the passionate so that you do your work perfectly and you may not know the importance of you buttocks until you want to know it,” he said.