Senior Professional Engineer

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General summary

A Senior Professional Engineer is responsible for highly complex designs and design reviews in a designated engineering discipline. At this level, a position has decision-making authority within approved/delegated parameters and performs project planning, budgeting, and management, which includes assessing impact of project and ensuring regulation compliance. Participates in the setting of parameters for engineering specifications, prepares new rules and regulations, and revises existing rules and regulations. Reviews proposed changes to statutes and their impact, serves as expert witness and a source of testimony, and provides expert advice to entities such as the legislature, committees, courts, commissions, and external engineering firms. A position will also mentor lower-level professional individual contributors.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Skill in project management.

Ability to provide mentorship to other engineers. Ability to assess the environmental, economic, and societal impact of projects.

Typical qualifications

Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Missouri and 6 or more years of engineering experience. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

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