26 V.S.A. § 1161. Definitions

§ 1161. Definitions

As used in this chapter:

(2) "Professional engineering services" means any service or creative work, the adequate performance of which requires engineering education, training and experience in the application of special knowledge of the mathematical, physical and engineering sciences. This includes consultation, investigation, evaluation, planning and design of engineering works and systems, planning the use of land and water and accomplishing engineering surveys. Such services or work may be either for public or private purposes, and may be performed in connection with any utilities, structures, buildings, machines, equipment, processes, work systems, projects, and equipment systems of a mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic or thermal nature, insofar as they involve safeguarding life, health or property.

(4) "Practice of professional engineering" means providing, attempting to provide, or offering to provide professional engineering services for a fee or other consideration.

(5) A professional engineer in "private practice" means a professional engineer who owns, operates or is employed by a business entity which derives a substantial part of its income from providing professional engineering services to the public.

(6) "Professional engineer" means a person licensed under this chapter.