Licensee was charged with violating Section 471.033(1)(a), Florida Statutes; violating any provision of section 471.031, or any other provision of this chapter or rule of the board or department. Licensee was disciplined by the Maine Attorney General acting on behalf of the Maine Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers. Licensee admitted to Maine that he had created and applied a replica of another professional engineer’s Maine engineering seal to professional engineering drawings that licensee prepared and that the Maine seal was applied without the other professional engineer’s knowledge or authorization.
Ruling: The case was presented to the full Board based upon a Settlement Stipulation. The Board imposed an Administrative Fine of $5,000, Costs of $255.45, Appearance Before the Board, a Reprimand, One (1) year SUSPENSION, completion of a Board-approved course in Advanced Engineering Professionalism and Ethics, and the Board’s Study Guide. A Final Order was issued on April 26, 2016.
Violation: Section 471.033(1)(a), Florida Statutes