Mr. Cole is charged with violating Sections 471.033(1)(a) and 471.033(1)(e), Florida Statutes; using a license that is suspended, revoked, inactive, or delinquent. Mr. Cole’s Florida Professional Engineer license had been suspended in a Final Order issued July 16, 2019, but he continued using the title of PE and his suspended license number. His firm is also charged with violating Sections 471.023 and 471.031, F.S., for offering engineering services through a business, Structural and Site Engineering LLC, that was not registered as an engineering firm in Florida.
Ruling: The case was presented to the full Board, which revoked Mr. Cole’s license and fined his business, Structural and Site Engineering LLC, $5,000. Final Order was filed Nov. 5, 2021.
Violation: Sections 471.033(1)(a) and 471.033(1)(e), Florida Statutes; and Sections 471.023 and 471.031, F.S.