Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Applied Science or equivalent.
0 to 2 years, competencies typically in Basic proficiency range. Examples include:
Business Interruption - Collects basic data (annual report, annual
sales and turnover), but has difficulty analyzing the information without
Flammable Liquids - Identifies the provision of damage limiting
construction (ex: explosion venting and resistive walls) in equipment or
rooms, but cannot determine the adequacy of the design.
Human Element - Has difficulty in determining a location's "real"
commitment to human element programs. May be too easily influenced by token
signs of human element programs (ex: organization charts listing emergency
organization roles, neatly checked off valve inspection checklist forms,
Boiler & Pressure Vessels - Applies the proper operating standards
strictly by the book; i.e. may not understand the "why" behind the
concepts, analyses, and instructions.