The association comprises (22) branches spread over and distributed among the cities of the Kingdom of which, there are (11) governorate branch councils; these are located in the following cities of Jordan (Irbid, Zarqa, Karak, Balqa, Madaba, Aqaba, Mafraq, Jarash, Ajloun, Tafileh, Ma'an) and there are (11) subordinate branches committees; these are located in the following cities and locations of Jordan: (Ramtha, Mosfa, Rusaifa, Potas, Fhais and Mahes and Cement, Jordan Valley, Sheediah, Hasa and Abiad, Rashadiyah, Bani Kinana, North of Amman).
The branches’ councils in the governorates are regarded as union bodies introduced by the amended law of 2001; these branches’ councils are meant to replace the existing branches committees and consequently to assume their role supported and vested by a legislative and executive power in order to serve the engineering entities located in its scope of work in these assigned locations.
These councils are setup and are supposed to perform a fundamental and important role and this role is illustrated through a review of the tasks and vested powers of the branches councils as contained in the law, the most important of which are:
- The administration of the governorate’s branch affairs of, and collection of fees and other financial dues owing to the association from the branch.
- The formation of the committees branches in places where engineers are located in the governorate.
- The organization of scientific, professional, cultural and social activities of the governorate’s branch.
- The maintaining and safeguarding of the profession’s principles, its traditions and its ethics as well as defending the rights of the governorate’s branch members.
- The Consideration and reviewing of the professional and technical disputes arising between the members in the governorate’s branch as well as supervising the performance of the engineering offices and firms in the branch in addition to submitting the recommendations regarding these disputes to the specialized division or to the offices authority council and engineering companies, as appropriate, to consider the dispute or to take the necessary legal procedures.