The Board is currently working to develop rules for the Structural Engineering Recognition Program for Professional Engineers licensed in Florida. The basis for the rules is Chapter 471.055, Florida Statutes, which will go into effect July 1, 2022. Information on applying for the recognition will be posted here when it goes into effect. The language…
The 2022 Florida Legislative Session ended on Friday, March 11, with one bill of interest to Professional Engineers being passed by both houses.
A late co-worker, who received his Professional Engineer license in 1965, had a license number in the mid-7,000s. He was the only PE that I have ever known with only four digits in his license number. This got me thinking about how engineering licensure has changed over the years.
Just like you don’t dip your chip back into the guacamole, you don’t double-dip when it comes to your continuing-education credits. Hours that you earn in a continuing-education class can only be counted once.
As your career winds down or you decide to stop practicing in Florida, don’t disregard the importance of that PE license. There are scammers out there eager to take advantage of your good reputation and your license number.
FBPE applauds everyone who passed NCEES exams in the previous quarter. We wish them much success as they move toward the next step in their engineering careers.
Case No. 2020027615
Respondent was charged with violating Section 471.031(1)(a)-(c), Florida Statutes; practice engineering without a license, use the title “Professional Engineer” or other restricted title without a license, and presenting as his own the license of another.
PE No. 58317 – REVOKED
Case No. 2021011949
Licensee was charged with violating Section 471.033(1)(a), (c), & (d), Florida Statutes; convicted of a criminal offense involving moral turpitude in another state and not maintaining good moral character, failure to report conviction, and subsequent disciplinary action taken against his license (revocation).
PE No. 54063
Case No. 2020027145
Licensee was charged with violating Section 471.033(1)(g), Florida Statutes, and Rule 61G15-19.001(4), Florida Administrative Code; negligence in the practice of engineering.
PE No. 39528 – REPRIMAND
Case No. 2021001918
Licensee was charged with violating Section 471.033(1)(9), Florida Statutes, and Rule 61G15-19.001(4), Florida Administrative Code; negligence in the practice of engineering.