The professional position and the actual practice of professional engineering is legally defined and secluded by a government body. In some jurisdictions only registered or licensed engineers are permitted to use the title of engineer or to practice engineering professionally in Elmira as an engineer is a widely varied process around the world.
Professional engineers in private practice often, but not always, find themselves in traditional professional client relationships in their practice. Engineers employed in government service in Elmira industry are on the other side of the same relationship. Professional engineers in Elmira are ethically required to limit their practice to their area of competency, which is usually a small portion of a discipline.