Has anyone ever done part time engineering work on the side? I won't be getting my PE until fall of '10, but I've already been approached by builders in the small town where I grew up. It's a very small town and I knew everyone when I lived there - my dad's known everyone forever. I've already made it clear that I can't sign or seal anything yet, but that I'll be in touch when I can. It's a fairly uncomfortable situation, because they really are friends of the family, but I don't want to do anything to jeopardize my employement. I didn't even ask what they've done before now - I guess I'll do that if I get approached again. Anyway, the point of the post was to find out if anyone else has done small work on the side if you were 100% that it wouldn't be competing with your current employer and you didn't do any of that work on company time or with company resources.
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