Licensee was charged with a violation of Section 471.033(1)(a), by violating the provisions of Section 471.023(1) and 471.031(1)(a), Florida Statutes. Engineering plans for an engineering project were submitted to the Building Department for public record using the title block of Licensee. The plans did not contain the seal and signature of a professional engineer, but instead contained only the name of Licensee, which constitutes the unlicensed practice of engineering.
Ruling: The case was presented to the full Board upon a Settlement Stipulation. The Board imposed an Administrative Fine of $1,000, Administrative Costs of $66.30, Appearance before the Board by Licensee’s designated officer (a licensed PE), a Basic Engineering Professionalism and Ethics Course, and the Board’s Study Guide. Final Order was issued on 8/18/17.
Violations: Section 471.033(1)(a), Florida Statutes; Section 471.023(1), F.S.; and Section 471.031(1)(a), F.S.