24.183.301 STANDARDS OF RESPONSIBLE CHARGE FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS
(1) A professional engineer in responsible charge shall:
(a) personally make engineering decisions, perform reviews, and consider alternatives or approve proposed technical decisions prior to their implementation;
(b) be physically present or available by electronic or voice communications prior to evaluation and implementation of technical decisions;
(c) judge the qualifications and recommendations of technical personnel before such recommendations are implemented; and
(d) be qualified and have sufficient knowledge to explain decisions related to the project, including, but not limited to:
(i) design criteria applied;
(ii) methods of analysis;
(iii) methods of manufacture and construction utilized;
(iv) materials and systems selected;
(v) economic analysis of alternate solutions; and
(vi) environmental considerations.
(2) A professional land surveyor in responsible charge shall:
(a) personally make land surveying decisions;
(b) be physically present or able to verify their personal knowledge of the land surveying work; and
(c) be qualified and have sufficient knowledge to explain decisions related to signed land survey documents.
History: 37-67-202, MCA; IMP, 37-67-101, 37-67-328, MCA; NEW, 2001 MAR p. 553, Eff. 4/6/01; TRANS, from Commerce, 2002 MAR p. 1756; AMD, 2014 MAR p. 2840, Eff. 11/21/14; AMD, 2016 MAR p. 2424, Eff. 12/24/16.