I-9 - Engineers Act

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2. The following professional activities in the practice of engineering are reserved to engineers when they relate to works referred to in section 3:
(1)  determining the concepts, parameters, equations or models that, on the basis of models derived from engineering principles, make it possible to anticipate the behaviour of structures, materials, processes or systems;
(2)  performing tests or calculations that require using models derived from engineering principles;
(3)  supervising work, particularly for the purpose of producing a certificate of compliance required under an Act;
(4)  inspecting works;
(5)  preparing, modifying, signing and sealing plans, estimates, reports, calculations, studies, drawings, operating or maintenance manuals, decommissioning plans or specifications; and
(6)  giving opinions and signing and sealing written opinions relating to a professional activity.
R. S. 1964, c. 262, s. 2; 1973, c. 60, s. 2; 2020, c. 15, s. 48.
2. Works of the kinds hereinafter described constitute the field of practice of an engineer:
(a)  railways, public roads, airports, bridges, viaducts, tunnels and the installations connected with a transport system the cost of which exceeds $3,000;
(b)  dams, canals, harbours, lighthouses and all works relating to the improvement, control or utilization of waters;
(c)  works of an electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, aeronautical, electronic, thermic, nuclear, metallurgical, geological or mining character and those intended for the utilization of the processes of applied chemistry or physics;
(d)  waterworks, sewer, filtration, purification works to dispose of refuse and other works in the field of municipal engineering the cost of which exceeds $1,000;
(e)  the foundations, framework and electrical and mechanical systems of buildings the cost of which exceeds $100,000 and of public buildings within the meaning of the Public Buildings Safety Act (chapter S-3);
(f)  structures accessory to engineering works and intended to house them;
(g)  temporary framework and other temporary works used during the carrying out of works of civil engineering;
(h)  soil engineering necessary to elaborate engineering works;
(i)  industrial work or equipment involving public or employee safety.
R. S. 1964, c. 262, s. 2; 1973, c. 60, s. 2.