This factor measures the nature and extent of information or facts which the engineer must understand to do acceptable work (e.g., steps, procedures, practices, rules, policies, theories, principles, and concepts) and the nature and extent of skills necessary to apply these knowledges. The knowledges and skills of an environmental engineer relate to facilities and systems concerning one or a combination of basic specialty areas, i.e., domestic and/or industrial waste collection, treatment, and disposal; water supply, purification, and distribution; refuse and solid waste collection and disposal; and air pollution control or abatement. To be used as a basis for selecting a level under this factor, a knowledge must be required and applied.
Level 1-5--750 Points --A basic foundation of the professional concepts and principles of environmental engineering including specialized knowledge of chemistry and the biological and health sciences concerned with the protection and improvement of air, land, or water resources to provide a clean and healthful environment. These