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PDFWAC 196-25-002

Definitions.

Board. The Washington state board of registration for professional engineers and land surveyors.
Professional engineer. A person registered by the board under chapter 18.43 RCW to practice engineering in this state.
Professional land surveyor. A person registered by the board under chapter 18.43 RCW to practice land surveying in this state.
Resident engineer or resident land surveyor. A currently registered professional engineer or land surveyor who maintains a business headquarters or branch office as his/her normal place of employment, and is in responsible charge of the engineering and/or land surveying services.
Business. A corporation, professional service corporation (PS), joint stock association (JSA) or limited liability company (LLC) or professional limited liability company (PLLC) that is practicing or offering to practice, engineering or land surveying or both in this state.
Designee, designated engineer, designated land surveyor. A currently registered professional engineer designated by the business to be in responsible charge of engineering activities for the business in Washington, or, a currently registered professional land surveyor designated by the business to be in responsible charge of land surveying activities for the business in Washington.
Employee. A person in the service of another under any contract of hire, express or implied, oral or written, where the employer has the right to control and direct the employee in the material details of the scope, schedule and location of employment.
Branch office. One or more alternate locations in Washington of a business, not recognized as the business' main office or headquarters, which is established to offer and provide engineering and/or land surveying services from that location.
Project office. A temporary remote location of an engineering and/or land surveying business that is a convenient workplace for providing specific engineering and/or land surveying services only in support of a project.
Certificate of authorization. A certificate issued by the board, pursuant to chapter 18.43 RCW, to a business authorizing it to practice engineering or land surveying or both in this state. (Note: This is a different certificate than the certificate of authorization that may be filed with the secretary of state.)
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.43.035. WSR 05-17-053, § 196-25-002, filed 8/9/05, effective 9/9/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.43.035 and 18.43.130. WSR 98-12-053, § 196-25-002, filed 5/29/98, effective 7/1/98.]
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