In evaluating experience offered as qualifying experience under
the Board will take into consideration the following six (6) factors:
(a) Prior Education. The Board will take into
consideration the applicant's education at the time the pertinent experience
was acquired with the basic view that prior education determines the value of
(b) Kind of
Experience. The experience should involve the application of special knowledge
of the mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences; the preparation of
engineering data; the organization and implementation of testing procedures or
methodologies for the collection of engineering data; the preparation of
engineering data; the interpretation of engineering data; and the involvement
in engineering during construction by the design engineer to verify his/her
The experience should, by progression in difficulty and magnitude, demonstrate
that the applicant has acquired ability to design and apply engineering
principles and that his/her judgment may be trusted on projects involving
public health and safety.
Scope. The experience should demonstrate sufficient breadth and scope within
the field selected rather than narrowly focused technical skill within the
(e) Progression. The record
of work experience should indicate progression from initial work of simple
character to recent work of greater difficulty, complexity and
(f) Capacity and
Viewpoint. The record of experience should indicate that the applicant has
attained to a considerable degree those attributes of clear thinking and
analysis essential to competence.
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs.
Authority O.C.G.A. Secs.
Original Rule was filed and
effective June 30, 1965.
Amended: Original Rule entitled "Definition of Terms"
repealed by Emergency Rule entitled "Experience." Filed and effective on
July 31, 1975, for a period of
120 days or until a permanent Rule covering the same subject matter has been
adopted superseding this Emergency Rule.
Amended: Permanent Rule adopted. Filed
November 4, 1975; effective
November 24, 1975.
Amended: F. Aug. 29,
1990; eff. Aug. 9,
F. July 27, 2006; eff.
August 16, 2006.
Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F.
Nov. 22, 2006; eff.