applicant's experience shall demonstrate that the applicant has a working
knowledge of all of the following:
mathematics, physics and mechanics.
(b) Materials and structures.
(c) Administrative codes and other relevant
techniques, including drafting and sketching.
(e) All topics under s. A-E 5.04(1) (b) 1. to
5., (c) 1. and 2., (d) 1. to 7., (e) 1. and 2., or (f) 1. to 5., as applicable,
in the field or subfield for which the applicant has
(2) AREAS OF
EXPERIENCE. The experience of an applicant for a permit shall be substantially
in the field or subfield for which the applicant has applied, and the
experience shall demonstrate competence to be in charge of work in that
specific field or subfield to the satisfaction of the section. Fields and
subfields are described in s. A-E 5.06. The experience shall be in areas of
design practice designated under subs. (3) and (4), or other areas which, to
the satisfaction of the section, provides the applicant with knowledge or
practice at least equivalent to what is generally acquired by experience in the
areas listed. An applicant need not have experience in all areas of practice
listed under sub. (4). However, all applicants shall have experience in those
areas listed in sub. (3). Academic coursework that provides the applicant with
knowledge and skills in some of the areas of practice listed under subs. (3)
and (4) may be claimed as equivalent to experience, in accordance with the
limitations in s.
REQUIRED AREAS OF
EXPERIENCE. All applicants shall have experience in the following areas:
identification, including consideration of alternative approaches to problem
2. Planning, including
selecting a theoretical or experimental approach.
3. Execution of plan, including completing
Interpreting and reporting results.
1. Definition of safety, health and
Selection of materials and components.
3. Production of final designs.
4. Preparation of detailed working
5. Evaluation of design
solution for adherence to laws and codes and obtain approval.
OTHER AREAS OF
EXPERIENCE. Qualifying experience includes:
1. Identification of design
2. Definition of
performance specifications and functional requirements, including materials,
energy balances, and environmental considerations.
3. Formulation of conceptual design
4. Definition of
physical properties of all key materials.
5. Preparation of designs, layouts, models
and systems diagrams.
Preparation of supporting technical information.
7. Preparation of bid documents, including
conducting a contract evaluation.
8. Preparation of specifications and data
9. Interaction with
engineers from other areas of work.
10. Consultation with contractors, suppliers
11. Inspection of
purchased equipment and materials for conformity specifications.
1. Assistance in design implementation during
manufacturing or construction.
Assistance in design implementation during start up.
3. Revision of design as required including
"as built" drawings and specifications.
4. Certification in completing and
5. Provision of field
6. Reviewing of
of preventive maintenance schedules.
2. Recording of failures, repairs and
replacement of equipment.
Determination of causes of equipment, structure or schedule failures.
LIMITATION. Not more than one year of satisfactory experience may be granted
for any calendar year.
Wis. Admin. Code Examining Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Designers, and Professional Land Surveyors § A-E 5.03
Cr. Register, February,
1987, No. 374, eff. 3-1-87; am. (2), Register, October, 1991, No. 430, eff.
11-1-91; am. (1) (intro.) to (c), Register, January, 1999, No. 517, eff.
Amended by, CR 20-014: cr. (1) (e), am. (2)
May 2021 No. 785, eff. 6/1/2021