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 for a project in Tampa that were not designed in accordance with applicable standards of engineering principles, and failed to retain calculations related to the documents for the required three years.
Ruling: The case was presented to the Board upon a Settlement Stipulation. The Board ordered licensee to appear before the Board; and imposed a Reprimand, an administrative fine of $1,000 and costs of $1,700.30, two years of Probation, successful completion of a basic engineering professionalism and ethics course within one year, successful completion of the Board’s Study Guide within 30 days, and project reviews at six and 18 months. Final Order was filed Aug. 15, 2023.
Violation: Section 471. 033(1)(g), Florida Statutes, and Rule 61G15-19.001(4), Florida Administrative Code