Makes authoritative decisions and recommendations having important impact on extensive engineering activities of company. Initiates and maintains extensive contacts with key engineers and officials of other organizations and companies, requiring skill in persuasion and negotiation of critical issues. Individuals at this level demonstrate a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in anticipating and solving unprecedented engineering complexities, determining program objectives and requirements, organizing programs and projects, and developing standards and guidelines for diverse engineering activities.
Registration as a licensed Professional Engineer is a requirement.
Addition duties and responsibilities include one or both of the following: 1) planning, organizing, and supervising work of large staff of engineers and technicians (in excess of 30 individuals); 2) as individual researcher or consultant, is recognized leader and authority in company in broad area of specialization or intensely specialized field.