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A quality check by another person seems a must for any engineering work. What do you do if you are an independent subcontractor? Your subcontract likely specifies that you can’t further subcontract any job tasks, yet, it also likely to specify that you are legally responsible for your portion of the work.
If you are an independent subcontractor, do you QC your own work?
If your company subcontracts a task to someone, do you expect it to be “ready to go” or do you run your own QC on it?
Back in 1999, I spent a year or so working as an independent contractor, doing small grading, storm drain and storm water management projects. I had a friend who was in a similar position. We used to review each other's work on a friendly basis, and simply considered it professional courtesy.