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. Licensee signed and sealed engineering documents as a delegated engineer which were rejected numerous times by the Engineer or Record due to deficiencies. The deficiencies include, but are not limited to, failure to include required calculations or design loads, the calculations did not include correct design loads and were missing the design of numerous members and also included mathematical errors.
Ruling: The case was presented to the full Board through an Informal Hearing. The Board imposed Costs of $1,643, Probation for two years during which time Licensee shall complete a Board-approved course in Engineering Professionalism and Ethics, Project Review at 6 and 18 months, and the Board’s Study Guide. A Final Order was issued on February 18, 2015.
Violation: Section 471.033(1)(g), Florida Statutes and Rule 61G15-19.001(4), Florida Administrative Code