7. A total of at least 36 months’ engineering experience shall be acquired, consecutively or otherwise, at least 12 months of which shall be in Canada to ensure a good knowledge of local Canadian conditions, notably with regard to legislation, standards, economy, climate, resources and technology. Such engineering experience shall be certified in accordance with section 21.
Furthermore, the engineering experience shall have given the candidate or junior engineer the opportunity:
(1) to carry out on a regular basis activities related to the subject matter covered in the program leading to the degree he holds;
(2) to solve problems requiring the application of engineering sciences in at least one of the following areas: research, development, design, production, construction, installation, maintenance and technical sales and marketing;
(3) to participate in:
(a) applying the financial, economic, regulatory and legal aspects of an engineer’s work;
(b) managing and leading a technical team; or
(c) solving industrial or environmental technical problems; and
(4) to progress to more complex problem-solving activities and take on increasing responsibilities.