Wis. Admin. Code Examining Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Designers, and Professional Land Surveyors § A-E 4.03 - Engineering experience requirements for the professional engineer application

Current through March 28, 2022

(1g) QUALIFYING EXPERIENCE.
(a) To qualify as satisfactory experience in engineering work for the purpose of meeting requirements of s. 443.04, Stats., an applicant's experience shall include the application of engineering principles and data and shall demonstrate an applicant's progressive development of competence to do engineering work.
(b) The experience shall be acquired under the supervision of a registered professional engineer and in the areas of engineering practice listed in subs. (1r) to (7), or acquired in other areas of engineering practice or academic course work which in the opinion of the professional engineer section provides the applicant with a knowledge of engineering principles and data at least equivalent to that which would be acquired by experience in the areas of practice listed. Experience gained under the technical supervision of an unregistered individual may be considered if the appropriate credentials of the unregistered supervisor are submitted to the professional engineer section.
(c) To qualify as satisfactory experience in professional engineering for purposes of ss. 443.04(2m) (a) and (b), Stats., an applicant's experience must be obtained subsequent to completion of the educational requirements set forth in s. 443.04(1m), Stats. This requirement may be waived, in the sole discretion of the professional engineer section, for reasons it considers sufficient.
(d) Experience in all areas listed is not required. Not more than one year of satisfactory experience credit may be granted for any calendar year.
(1r) RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT.
(a) Problem identification, including consideration of alternative approaches to problem solving.
(b) Planning, including selecting a theoretical or experimental approach.
(c) Execution of plan, including completing design calculations.
(d) Interpreting and reporting results, including all of the following:
1. Evaluating project feasibility studies.
2. Analyzing research and development data.
3. Producing interpretive reports.
4. Formulating conclusions and recommendations.
5. Producing final reports.
(2) DESIGN.
(a) Problem identification, including all of the following:
1. Identifying design objectives.
2. Identifying possible design concepts or methods.
3. Selecting methods to be employed in consideration of aesthetics, cost and reliability.
4. Defining performance, specifications, and functional requirements such as materials, energy balances, and environmental considerations.
5. Formulating conceptual design specifications.
6. Defining physical properties of all key materials.
(b) Planning, including defining safety, health and environmental constraints.
(c) Execution of plan, including all of the following:
1. Developing design concepts.
2. Conducting feasibility studies.
3. Evaluating design and design methods.
4. Solving design problems.
5. Preparing designs, layouts and models.
6. Selecting materials and components.
7. Conducting value analysis of design.
8. Producing final designs.
9. Preparing supporting technical information.
10. Preparing detailed working drawings.
11. Preparing specifications and data sheets.
12. Interacting with engineers from other areas of work such as research and development and construction.
(d) Interpreting and reporting results, including all of the following:
1. Evaluating design for conformity to specifications.
2. Evaluating design solutions for efficiency, economic and technical feasibility and economic alternatives.
3. Evaluating design impact on public health, safety and welfare.
4. Evaluating design solution for adherence to laws and codes.
5. Evaluating product liability risk.
6. Reviewing designs with clients or management.
7. Preparing final reports.
(e) Implementation of results, including interacting with engineers from other disciplines of engineering.
(3) CONSTRUCTION.
(a) Problem identification, including checking working drawings and specifications.
(b) Execution of plan, including all of the following:
1. Consulting with designers.
2. Identifying and requesting design changes.
(4) MANUFACTURING, PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS.
(a) Planning, including all of the following:
1. Proposing design or methods improvement.
2. Planning operational processes and strategies.
(b) Execution of plan, including all of the following:
1. Preparing equipment, system and process specifications.
2. Determining feasibility of new or improved products, systems and processes.
(c) Interpreting and reporting results, including preparing final reports.
(5) MAINTENANCE.
(a) Problem identification, including determining causes of failures in equipment, structures or schedules.
(b) Interpreting and reporting results, including reporting the causes of failures in equipment, structures or schedules.
(6) ADMINISTRATION. Administration and management, including execution of plan by communicating with others.
(7) OTHER ENGINEERING TASKS.
(a) Conducting systems analysis or operations research.
(b) Serving as a consultant or specialist to individual or business clients.

Notes

Wis. Admin. Code Examining Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Designers, and Professional Land Surveyors § A-E 4.03
Cr. Register, February, 1987, No. 374, eff. 3-1-87; am. (1) (a) to (d) 4., (2) (a) (intro.) to 5., (b) to (c) 11., (d) (intro.) to 6., (e), (3) to (7) (a), Register, January, 1999, No. 517, eff. 2-1-99; CR 12-053: am. (2) (a) 4. Register November 2013 No. 695, eff. 12-1-13. Amended by, CR 19-075: am. (title), renum. (intro.) to (1g) (a) and am., cr. (1g) (b), (d), renum. (1) to (1r) Register June 2020 No. 774, eff. 7-1-20; renum. (1g) (a) (title) to (1g) (title), r. (1g) (c) (title) Register June 2020 No. 774, eff. 7/1/2020

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