I hope everyone is coping well during these unusual times. I want to take a moment to update you all on how we at the Board office are handling regulatory matters during this pandemic.
As life goes on, virtual graduations are everywhere, and newly minted engineers are looking for real jobs. It is important for them to understand the pros and cons of career choices they make and how it affects professional growth. Though most engineers are aware of the four years of required experience for licensure, it appears they are generally not aware of what constitutes acceptable qualifying engineering experience for licensure.
FBPE’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates page provides news regarding the effects of the pandemic on license, board and committee meetings, examinations, and other information pertinent to Professional Engineers in Florida. The page is updated as necessary.
With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, NCEES continues updating its COVID-19 response page.
Licensure renewal begins in November for Professional Engineers licensed in Florida. Now is the time to make sure you are prepared for renewal. We’ve put together a short checklist to help you avoid discovering at the last minute that you have a problem.
How does working remotely during the pandemic affect professional engineering in Florida? At least a couple of concerns are obvious: maintaining responsible charge, and supervision and training of engineer interns.
This is a follow-up to the article “What Are Threshold Building Inspectors?” that appeared in the April 2020 newsletter. While the article is accurate, I think it falls short in discussing the liability of a special inspector.
FBPE applauds those who passed NCEES exams in the previous quarter. We wish them much success as they move toward the next step in their engineering careers.