Respondent 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 by offering and providing engineering services to the general public without holding a license as a Professional Engineer, by falsely stating in advertisements that Respondent held a license, and by publicly using titles that are reserved to persons holding a license as a Professional Engineer.
Ruling: The case was presented to the full Board based upon a Respondent’s failure to provide any response to the Administrative Complaint, thereby waiving his right to elect a hearing involving disputed issues of material fact. The Board imposed an Administrative Fine of $5,000, and Costs of $267.55. A Final Order was issued on May 3, 2016.
Violation: Section 471.033(1)(a), Florida Statutes